Textured Ceiling Repair Tips

Make an old ceiling look new again

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Bucket
  • Corded drill
  • Dust mask
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint roller
  • Paint scraper
  • Painters tape
  • Paint tray
  • Putty knife
  • Roller sleeve
  • Safety glasses
  • Shop vacuum
  • Stepladder
  • Taping knife
  • Utility knife

You'll also need a hopper gun, a mixing paddle and drop cloths.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Painter's plastic
  • Primer
  • Spray texture
  • Stain-blocking sealer
  • Cardboard
  • 4 mil poly