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Old 06-17-2009, 01:24 AM   #16
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Also, the guy who asked "that textured ceiling is four years old?" what do you mean by that? Just curious.
I haven't seen heavy patterned texture like that since the early 50's.

Everything since the 80's has been spray knockdown, smooth or skip troweled.
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Old 06-17-2009, 12:37 PM   #17
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Thanks for sharing with us that it was indeed some type of caulking, or silly-cone. Along those lines, I actually had a customer who called me to caulk along the top of three (3) ceiling fans in his home so that "bugs" could not get through that tiny opening between the fan housing and the ceiling. The fans had been there for years but for some reason he had become paranoid about bugs. Life goes on, , , David
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Along those lines, I actually had a customer who called me to caulk along the top of three (3) ceiling fans in his home so that "bugs" could not get through that tiny opening between the fan housing and the ceiling. The fans had been there for years but for some reason he had become paranoid about bugs. Life goes on, , , David
What's funny is, that the light globe was full of bugs.

To clarify, the fixture was not installed wrong, it was anchored with a central hollow screw. I just didn't understand why it wouldn't come off the ceiling after that was removed. The caulk is why.
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