How To Repair a Popcorn Ceiling

In today’s post, I am going to share how to patch a textured or popcorn ceiling  like I did here in my bathroom...

During the remodel of my bathroom, I had to patch a damaged textured ceiling ...

If your home was built between the 1950’s thru the mid 1980’s, you will want to test your ceilings for asbestos before disturbing any of the popcorn material on your ceilings.

Step 1-

Once you've confirmed you are asbestos-free, apply joint tape over the area you need to patch.

Step 2-

Apply very thin layers of mud onto the joint tape. Be sure to dry and sand in between layers with a sanding block.

Step 3-

Once the final coat of mud has dried and you are satisfied, you now get to apply your spray-on popcorn texture.

Step 4-

When the product is wet, it will not be entirely white.  You will have to wait for it to dry to see final color.

Step 5-

To protect the area from future water spots, you will want to prime it with a stain blocker and then paint it with ceiling paint.

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