Before: Scraped ceilings are rough and ugly. After: Ceilings have been resurfaced to a smooth finish

Scraped Concrete Ceilings: The Popcorn is Gone, But Now What?

Scraped Concrete Ceilings: The Popcorn is Gone, But Now What? If you have a condo in a highrise building, it likely has concrete ceilings. Those ceilings are probably covered in some sort of texture–either the really rough popcorn popular in the 1970s, or the lighter texture that’s still being applied today (yes, still!). If you’ve removed the texture yourself, no doubt you’ve realized that the ceilings …

Ceiling Finishes: Smooth Ceilings - Living room with smooth ceilings in Port Coquitlam

Ceiling Finishes

Your Own Personal Sistine Chapel Ceiling finishes are pretty much only limited to your imagination.  From Michelangelo-esque works of art to wallpaper to coffered ceilings, the one thing required before beginning is a flat surface. Popcorn ceiling texture gets in the way of most ceiling finishes. At RemoveCeilingTexture.com, we specialize in not only removing the texture, but more importantly, in …

Popcorn ceiling removal in dining room of Burnaby condo

Popcorn Ceiling Removal

You know the saying, popcorn doesn’t grow on trees? Oh, that’s not the saying? Well, it doesn’t grow on trees. And it shouldn’t grow on ceilings either. Popcorn ceilings is another term for textured ceilings. I guess they started calling it popcorn ceilings because warty ceilings just doesn’t have the same ring to it, does it?   *On a side note, …

After removing walls, ceiling repairs will need to be done, as you can see at this condo at 1331 Homer Street

Removing Walls–Ceiling Repair

Renovations such as moving or removing walls can greatly improve your home’s layout. Not to mention the therapy demolition can provide!   *Sidenote:  Make sure there’s no plumbing before you go swinging the sledgehammer! Removing walls also provides the perfect opportunity for ceiling texture removal. Once a wall is removed, there will be a section of ceiling that is missing the popcorn …

Popcorn Ceilings: Bedroom ceiling renovations at 2628 Ash Street, Vancouver.

Ceiling Renovations–Look up, Way up

Ceiling renovations are often overlooked when it comes to home improvements. The focus tends to be on flooring, fabrics and furniture—all the exciting, pretty things that can transform a room.   These details are important and should demand attention, but don’t forget about the large canvas above your head. Having the popcorn ceiling texture removed can be one of the biggest …

The ugly ceiling texture is removed and no longer competes with the million dollar view of False Creek

Concrete Ceilings – Imperfections Show If Not Finished Professionally

Living in a Concrete Jungle Behind the sleek glass of highrise apartment buildings is concrete, and lots of it. When building these super-structures, concrete is poured into forms and left to cure. After the forms are removed, the ceilings generally aren’t perfectly flat.  To disguise the residual waves, popcorn ceiling texture is often applied.  Does this mean if you have …