ceiling coverings


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Old 10-27-07, 01:33 PM
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ceiling coverings

Our kitchen has a popcorn ceiling which has a tiny section of water damage. We hate popcorn ceilings and would like to cover the whole 10'x10' ceiling up. Besides tin tiles are there other creative products out there we can use to apply to the original ceiling?

It will have recessed lighting installed and it connects to another popcorn ceiling so it will need some sort of transition.

Thanks,
Chris
Orlando, FL

Also we took out the existing flourescent fixture and it has left a framed 2'x4' drywalled enclosed box in the middle of the ceiling. Any ideas on how I can use this feature in the design. It's looks too interesting to cove up.
 
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Old 10-27-07, 02:03 PM
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Have you considered scraping off the popcorn and skim coating the ceiling for a slick finish?
 
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Old 10-27-07, 10:14 PM
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What Mark says and there are also textures other than popcorn that could be done instead.
 
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Old 10-28-07, 07:50 AM
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my concern with that is the mess it would make and also i'm not sure if it would look awkward since the two areas share the same ceiling space.
 
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Old 10-28-07, 08:12 AM
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I don't think the mess would be as bad as you anticipate (unless you hired me to do it). The look of one ceiling to another is something only you can choose.
 
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Old 10-28-07, 09:34 AM
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It doesn't matter who does the work - it will be messy! The trick is to contain as much of the mess as you can = less clean up. Since it is all water soluable, anything that isn't contained can be cleaned up with a little effort.
 
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Old 10-28-07, 12:22 PM
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Mark did a better job of saying what I meant - mess, but relatively easy clean up.
 
 

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