Is it possible to spray popcorn texture onto a painted ceiling?

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Posted by: from Delta
2/6/2015 at 2:05:37 PM

Ours is 10 x 12. It has white latex paint on it now. Can it be coated with "popcorn" texture?


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Wesley from Weswal Interiors in Toronto
Date/Time2/6/2015 at 3:14:59 PM

Absolutely it can.

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Les from Mountview Ltd. in Calgary
Date/Time2/6/2015 at 3:36:37 PM

It can BUT there may be some beneficial prep required, depending on how old the home is. It could require a primer first. If it's in a bathroom or high moister area it can cause it to yellow or delaminate.

If you want to be safe, prime it with a premium primer like water based kilz.

I have lived and worked in North Vancouver and the lower mainland for 10 years. I am very aware of the BC climate humidity that affects construction long term. Wesley is totally correct ! from weswal interiors.

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Brian from Next Restoration in Rockwood
Date/Time2/6/2015 at 5:21:53 PM

Provided the ceiling is not a gloss finish.

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Date/Time2/6/2015 at 6:01:47 PM

I would not do that. It is worth repeating "Don't"!

Popcorn spray is out of fashion. Yes everything comes around again, but that one is very unpopular now. You can look at the alternative; which is a spanlight texture.

But, I would recommend a nice flat ceiling, that's the rage anyhow.



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