Ceiling Texture

Add texture to your ceilings and walls using this expert advice.

How to Patch a Textured Ceiling

Repairing a damaged textured ceiling starts with replacing the damaged drywall underneath the texture. Here's the right way to prep the area for a new coat of ceiling texture.

Ceiling Texture projects

  • Patch a Water-Stained Ceiling or Textured Ceiling

    When water leaks onto a drywall ceiling, ugly coffee-colored stains usually appear. Sometimes the ceiling texture will become saturated and…

  • How to Apply Knock-Down Ceiling Texture

    Use this simple technique to add character to walls and ceilings, and to help blend the old with the new while remodeling. Textures give smooth,…

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  • Textured Ceiling Repair Tips

    A textured ceiling that's deteriorated or suffered water damage can be restored to new condition by scraping, priming, and then spraying new…

  • How to Apply Knock Down Texture

    A knockdown texture on walls or ceilings is a fast, easy way to hide flaws or repairs. For a beginner, it's more forgiving than other…

  • How to Paint a Ceiling

    A professional home painter shares his tips for painting both smooth and textured ceilings, with equipment recommendations and tricks of the…