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Old 04-20-2011, 01:37 PM  
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So I'm Whacking The Popcorn Ceiling.

Heaven help me.

I have never ever not one time in my life applied drywall compound to any surface at all ever.

I picked a small room to start with and practice. Sraped the cottage cheese off dry and sanded. Did a skim coat on low spots and sanded. Did another skim coat and sanded. I had an easier time smearing on a skim coat when i watered down the mud.

It takes me a long time because just a few minutes on a ladder hurts my back so bad I have to sit down and cry for a while. Then I get back at it when I'm finished crying.

So anyway, I think this practice room is about ready for paint. It looks real good. So good that I want to do the rest of the house, no matter how bad it hurts.

Hoping over-head has some tips to help me along. Or giggling at me for what I've gotten myself into.

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Old 04-20-2011, 01:41 PM   #2
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IMO, few things date a house like popcorn ceilings. I can't stand them. Next, you'll have to ditch the brass fixtures.
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Old 04-20-2011, 01:41 PM   #3
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I've knocked quite a bit of popcorn off of ceilings.

I use a spray bottle to mist/dampen it, let it sit for a minute and then scrape it with a wide drywall mud knife.
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Old 04-20-2011, 01:41 PM   #4
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Is whacking how the ceiling got popcorned in the first place???
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Old 04-20-2011, 01:41 PM   #5
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:01 PM   #6
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:03 PM   #7
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I've knocked quite a bit of popcorn off of ceilings.

I use a spray bottle to mist/dampen it, let it sit for a minute and then scrape it with a wide drywall mud knife.
Next time, Dinny, this is the method.
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:03 PM   #8
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One of my brothers was going to do this himself until he heard that some of the early stuff contains asbestos.
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:07 PM   #9
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whacking the popcorn is one way to put it I guess. We always called it whacking the monkey
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:08 PM   #10
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I've knocked quite a bit of popcorn off of ceilings.

I use a spray bottle to mist/dampen it, let it sit for a minute and then scrape it with a wide drywall mud knife.
This is what I have planned for my next act.

I still have a few spots left in the practice room. I am typically a perfectionist, (I have agressive/repulsive disorder) so I am figuring the paint will expose little imperfections more than hide them.

I absolutely love the way it looks already. I can't stand the popcorn anymore.

We are going to do some new floors, so I want to do this first.

VIVA LA POPCORN WHACK!!!

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Old 04-20-2011, 02:09 PM   #11
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Whoever thought that shit up needs beaten to death.
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:13 PM   #12
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Our house is only 8 years old and it has popcorn ceilings. I thought that shit went the way of the dodo back in 1986.

We've scraped all the bedrooms and bathrooms. Only the living room and kitchen left.
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:27 PM   #13
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Whoever thought that shit up needs beaten to death.
I would kill whoever thought up knockdown texture for walls first.

My house was built in 78 and the whole upstairs has this crap on the walls.
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:30 PM   #14
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It would be easier if the house was empty.

The boss isn't happy about moving things and the mess. That and she's an extreme instant gratificationist.

I am literally against all odds. Or something like that.

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Old 04-20-2011, 03:01 PM   #15
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be careful, a lot of acoustical textured "popcorn" finish contains asbestos.

Get it pretty wet with a spray bottle and scrape it off.
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