Textured drywall is easy to spot. The rough bumps can be on textured walls or ceilings Textured drywall ceilings are often called popcorn ceilings, since the texture creates a look similar to popcorn kernels.
Plenty of people have opinions about the look of textured drywall. But there are a few benefits. Weighing the pros and cons of this popcorn texture finish can help you plan your next drywall project.
Just because people have their criticisms of textured drywall doesn’t mean it has no benefits. It may be a good choice for your home improvement project if you want to:
While these benefits are worth noting, painting professionals (and most home and business owners) prefer smooth drywall for their walls and ceilings.
All American Painting Plus teams have noticed that working with textured drywall has drawbacks, too.
If you are dissatisfied with texturing on your drywall or want to remove that orange peel texture or popcorn ceilings, your painting company can help you plan your drywall renovation project.
Removing textured drywall ceilings or interior walls and applying fresh paint has all the pros of textured drywall, with none of the cons.
You don’t have to worry whether paint will make a room more interesting. A near-infinite number of paint colors and finishes can add variety and dimension to your space.
The smoother finish will make repainting, repairing, and replacing drywall easier in the future. And debris won’t get trapped in the textured bits, meaning you can wipe or dust smooth wall much more easily.
Further, while you may not be able to hide all the imperfections you could with textured drywall, smoother drywall means you’ll notice problems sooner, before they spread, worsen, or cause further issues in your interior rooms.
Whether you want to update your home to impress potential buyers or check a long-overdue project off your list, All American Painting plus can help. Call us for your drywall project estimate today.
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