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Old 12-07-2011, 03:34 PM   #1
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how do i remove stucco from my bathroom ceiling?

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how do i remove stucco from my bathroom ceiling?
Is it actually stucco or a textured sheetrock?
Why do you want to remove it?
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If your ceiling is a textured ceiling and NEVER been painted then a 4" puddy knife will do the trick. My experiences in the past have been good with removing an unpainted ceiling texture, but very difficult with a painted textured ceiling. Most times if it has been painted I have simply removed the ceiling and re-drywalled it.
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I'm hoping that was meant to be a joke. If not, it is totally ridiculous advice.
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If it's a spray-on texture like popcorn then it's suceptable to water and a good scraping.

I've scraped 1/2 the ceilings in my house - a facemask and goggles, a water bottle and a putty knife (which you can put on an extension pole) - clear out the room and cover all remaining items 'cause it gets messy. Spritz - let soak for a few seconds - and scrap . . . spritz and scrap.

I found it's easier doing this than trying to catching the junk as it falls and cheaper and more reliable than buying a blade that's made to scrape ceilings with - I bought one of those (18$) and it broke in a few minutes.
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I would of just dry walled right over existing ceiling. 2hrs later you'll be painting.
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I would of just dry walled right over existing ceiling. 2hrs later you'll be painting.
IF it's old it'll soak up the liquid and just peel off in sheets.
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how do i remove stucco from my bathroom ceiling?

You actually have STUCCO on your bathroom ceiling?

What is it...an out house. Ha ha.

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You actually have STUCCO on your bathroom ceiling?

What is it...an out house. Ha ha.

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stucco, texture, mud, spackle, paste, popcorn - all this is different material but they're used interchangingly.

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