Texturing over a textured ceiling

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Old 04-24-15, 11:13 AM
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Texturing over a textured ceiling

Greetings, I have textured (not popcorn) ceilings. The family that we bought our home from did a patch job that is noticible, and I'd like to re-texture the ceiling for it to look the same all over. Are there any simplistic techniques that I can do myself? Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 04-24-15, 01:04 PM
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Actually, it's not that hard if you know which paint was used. You can buy the sand that's used for that separately. Then make a test mix. Roll it on one of the patches & compare it, to the rest of the ceiling. You'll see if more or less is needed. Then you can adjust it.
 
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Old 04-24-15, 01:23 PM
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Welcome to the forums!

Do you know what type of texture is on the ceiling? A sand texture is added to paint but there are various textures made with thinned down joint compound; orange peel, knockdown, stomp to name a few.

If you could post a pic or two we'd have a better idea of what you have and need to do - http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...your-post.html
 
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