Popcorn ceilings, also known as stucco ceilings, are a textured finish that was extremely popular in U.S. households through the 60’s and 70’s. Though previously used by means of asbestos threads, it has since been switched out for more safe materials such as Styrofoam. Oakland Drywall brings you a removal service for these surfaces that focuses on safely and effectively removing the former textured ceiling and preparing it for a new finish of your choosing. We bring you a detail oriented service that will completely rid your ceiling of this finish.
As older installations of popcorn ceilings were done with asbestos fibers it is important to have the material checked beforehand to ensure that proper safety measures are put into place before any work is done. Potentially releasing asbestos fibers into the air can have health risks that are best avoided. We bring you a professional inspection to ensure that any work done on the premises is safe for those involved. Our specialized service will ensure that if there are signs of asbestos, that they are properly treated by professionals before beginning any additional work.
Clean Work Space
The second step in our removal process is to ensure that the area is protected from any dust, dirt or debris. At Oakland Drywall we ensure that every step of our work is done with keeping your property looking pristine. We are continually taking the steps necessary to ensure you have as little clean up as possible when our work is complete. This process involves laying down tarp across the floor, wrap on the walls and more to ensure that any floating particles are taken care of and that you needn’t worry about any additional messes in your Oakland home.
Once the precautionary measures are taken care of, the actual work of removing your popcorn ceiling are put into place. In this process we ensure that every inch of your ceiling is properly tended to. Our removal service will strip down all the material formerly in place to ensure that you have nothing but a smooth and popcorn free look for your ceiling at the end of the experience. With all the materials going onto cleanliness protection areas, the final step in removal is a simple matter of bagging up the materials and removing them from your living room or other room.
Recovering and Sanding
Once the formerly attached popcorn material has been removed from your ceiling, the finishing touches put onto your room is to ensure that the entire area is sanded and smooth. During this time our professionals will seal any exposed seals or joints, and ensure that any former nail holes or hook holes have also been tended to. With a final sanding, your ceiling will be free and clear of popcorn material, sanded to a smooth finish and just waiting for you to refinish the area. At Oakland Drywall we ensure that your entire process is done to the highest quality results.