Girl with an asthma inhaler

The Shocking Truth About Popcorn Ceilings and Asthma

  Do you or a loved one suffer from asthma or other respiratory illnesses? If so, you know just how valuable good air quality is. You may be shocked to learn that an overlooked part of your home could be affecting your air quality and contributing to asthma symptoms.   Popcorn Ceilings and Asthma Just Don’t Mix  Asthma is a chronic …

Popcorn ceiling removal at 1128 Quebec St, Vancouver - Dining Room

How to Remove Popcorn Ceilings

A Simple Guide on How to Remove Popcorn Ceilings   Saturday – Begin Project 1.  Arm yourself with a scraper and determination. 2.  Haul out your old, rickety ladder. Hmmm, you’ve been meaning to get a new ladder… 3.  Go buy a new ladder. And several other things that catch your eye at Costco. 4.  Set up the new ladder …

This condo at 518 Moberly Rd in Vancouver had the textured ceilings removed

The Lowdown on Textured Ceilings

If your home was built from about 1950 onwards, there’s a good chance you have textured ceilings, also known as popcorn ceilings or stippled ceilings. It’s even being used today in the countless highrises sprouting from the earth like fungi. You might think, wouldn’t they be able to sell the units for more money if the ceilings were smooth and actually …

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, …

We can work around things like fire sprinklers when removing ceiling texture.

Increase the Value of Your Home

Do you want to increase the value of your home? That’s kind of like asking someone if they like pancakes. No rational person answers no to that!  So unless you’re one of those weird, pancake-hating monsters people, here’s a simple way you can add some value to your home. (If you do hate pancakes, that’s okay. I’m sure your mother …

Ceiling refinishing using the same method used by plaster artisans

Ceiling Refinishing

Most fads of the 60s and 70s have pretty much disappeared. Except pet rocks. Like parrots and other long-living animals, pet rocks often outlived their owners, ending up abandoned in animal shelters. Anyway, for some unexplainable reason, popcorn ceilings, sometimes known as stippled ceilings, are also still hanging in there. What you may not know is that you can do …

Ceiling renovations in the entrance of a condo at 1010 Burnaby St, Vancouver

Renovations: A Quick Makeover Before the Holidays

Not to alarm you, but…Christmas is right around the corner!! How does the song go…Deck the halls (and smooth ceilings) with boughs of holly? While renovations may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of holiday preparations, it’s a good idea to plan ahead a little. Fall is the perfect time of year for renovations, …

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 …

The before photo is after the homeowner tried scraping texture from ceilings. In the end he ended up calling RemoveCeilingTexture.com to fix the mess.

Scraping Texture From Ceilings

Not a DIY Project Some people may tell you that scraping texture from ceilings is easy. They may also have a bridge for sale. It’s probably best not to buy it, despite the fantastic price.   In actuality, scraping texture from ceilings is messy and difficult work.  Once the texture is gone, it still won’t be paint ready. Popcorn texture …