Patch a Water-Stained Ceiling or Textured Ceiling

Repair sprayed ceilings with aerosol spray texture patch.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Dust mask
  • Stepladder
  • Putty knife
  • Safety glasses
  • Paintbrush

You'll also want rubber or latex gloves.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Plastic sheathing
  • Scrap cardboard
  • Stain-blocking primer (spray)
  • Texture (spray)
  • Paint (to match the ceiling)