Ceiling Texture

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

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, flat walls and ceilings a new dimension that enhances a room. This is a great project for problem walls—the texture hides minor imperfections.

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…