Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
- Dust mask
- Putty knife
- Safety glasses
You'll also want rubber or latex gloves.
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)