Popcorn Ceiling Water Damage – How to Repair and Clean It

A popcorn ceiling is one that has been treated with one of several paint-on treatments. When water seeps through ceiling-thick drywall, it leaves behind awful coffee-colored stains. Besides, the texture on the ceiling might become thick and peel off at times. So how can you know that your popcorn ceiling is water damaged and what should …

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Drywall Over Popcorn Ceiling – Cost and How to Install Cover

A popcorn ceiling, also known as an acoustic ceiling or a textured ceiling, is a type of ceiling designed from paint-on or spray-on treatments. The ceiling has a bumpy or textured appearance, which is created by tiny particles of polystyrene or vermiculite. Many homes constructed between the 1940s and 1990s have these textured ceilings. Acoustic …

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How to Turn on Gas Fireplace With Wall Key – 5 Easy Steps

Gas fireplaces are easier to clean and don’t require much ashing, so it’s no surprise that many people prefer them over wood fireplaces. Although most gas fireplaces have several safety features built-in to prevent accidents, you always have to be careful when dealing with combustible materials. It’s important to occasionally check on the condition of your …

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Popcorn Ceiling Alternatives that are Worth It

Popcorn ceilings, also called acoustic or vermiculite ceilings, are light, easy-to-install and maintain, and have excellent noise reduction properties. However, in the late 20th  century, a national inquiry discovered that the asbestos that was used as an ingredient in the manufacture of popcorn ceilings was toxic to human beings. As such, you might want to consider alternatives …

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How to Get Rid of Popcorn Ceilings Without Scraping

Sometimes, when you buy a house, you find that the previous owner had installed popcorn texturing on the drywall ceiling boards. It could be that you don’t fancy the visual aesthetics of a popcorn ceiling, its sound dampening functionalities notwithstanding. If so- you’ll need to remove the popcorn ceiling texture or cover it up. In …

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Standard Screen Door Size + How to Measure the Dimensions

Undertaking a home remodeling project for your front door or patio door? One of the biggest problems that DIY remodelers often face is how to establish the proper measurements for the screen door/storm door. In this blog article, we’ll show you how to accurately determine the dimensions of a screen door. What is the standard …

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