Tips for Painting a Popcorn Ceiling

Paint Popcorn Ceiling
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Danny and Joe welcome callers’ questions each week on the Today’s Homeowner Radio Show.

Here’s a question from our Sept. 14 broadcast:

Dawn in North Carolina says, “I have those nasty sprayed-on ceilings — they are in dire need of ceiling paint. How is the best way to paint and what brand of paint do you recommend?”

We tell Dawn she needs to do a lot of prep work in the rooms she will be working in.  Getting some lightweight painters plastic and painters tape is a good idea. 

Also, Dawn needs to put plastic on the floor because this type of project is accompanied by a big mess. 

She can use a stain blocker on the stains on the ceiling. Then she can use a thick nap roller to paint the ceiling.  

Listen to the embedded audio clip above for the answer!
Read the blog from the Sept. 14 show and listen to the full broadcast here.

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