Popcorn Ceiling Information

Popcorn ceilings were in high demand throughout the 1950s and 1980s, especially in new construction homes. This heavy “popcorn” texture had been useful for deadening noise and for it’s cheap cost in application as it could be simply “sprayed” and left alone unlike other textures.

Popcorn ceiling had also had it’s uses for contractors trying to hide imperfections in the framing and drywall. Now, homeowners are removing this texture from their ceilings by either having them scraped or covered with drywall.

Why Get Popcorn Ceilings Removed?

It is not just that cleaning and painting this coarse textured ceiling can be challenging and still temporary, but dust and cobwebs stick to this popcorn texture like glue, which makes the texture appear very unsightly over time. Do you have allergies? Popcorn ceilings can make your allergies worse.

The popcorn sprayed texture is over dramatic, most times dirty and draws way too much attention. Still, some find popcorn ceilings charming, and never even think to remove them. The option, is however completely up to you!