Popcorn is for eating not for ceilings…
Popcorn ceilings, also known as cottage cheese and acoustic ceilings, were applied by spraying or painting on to ceilings in homes and apartments from the 1950s through the 1980s; they were particularly popular in the 60s and 70s.
Originally popcorn ceilings were considered a quick and easy way to finish ceilings in new construction and mask imperfections in the drywall; it doesn’t require any painting afterwards.
Why you should get rid of your popcorn textured ceilings
- If installed before 1978, it probably contains asbestos, which is a health hazard
- Difficult to repair
- Hard to clean
- Easily catch dust
- They look outdated
- Houses for sale with popcorn ceilings are much less desirable
Add big impact to your room with an exciting alternative option
- Bold accent colored painted ceilings or clean white or grey
- Apply textured paint techniques
- Install beautiful cove trim (with optional lighting)
- Install dark wood trim
- Beadboard/plank or wainscoting
- Ceiling Medallion
- Pressed-tin panels
- Consider adding wood beams in natural, distressed, stained, or painted wood
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