If your home has “textured” or popcorn ceilings, you may find yourself wanting to remove it but typical popcorn ceiling removal is a lengthy process. Some people spray the area with a water bottle and scrape it off once it softens but this can be messy since it usually ends up on the floor.
Aaron Rollins might have come up with the best hack ever to remove popcorn ceilings and it requires only a few supplies. He duct taped a wide putty knife to the end of a vacuum hose and the suction removes all of the particles after he scrapes them off. You have to see this in action and once you do, you may never need to find an easier way to remove popcorn ceilings.
What’s his secret to easily remove popcorn ceilings without making a mess?
As you can see in the image above, he duct taped a 6-inch putty knife (also called a spackling knife) to the end of a Shop-Vac nozzle to easily remove popcorn ceilings without making a mess. To further eliminate dust in the house, he has the vacuum exhaust hose expelling all debris outside.
Popcorn ceiling removal made easy…Watch and see for yourself!
Here are some additional popcorn ceiling removal tips:
- You can easily do this without spraying your ceiling first as the putty knife scrapes through with ease. But if you want to reduce dust particles and make it even easier to scrape through, taking the time to spray your ceiling first will make a difference.
- To further reduce dust, most shop vacs have an attachment for an exhaust hose. As you can see in the video, an exhaust hose is blowing debris outside via the window which will further prevent dust from blowing around in your home.
I never would have expected popcorn ceiling removal to be this easy and without creating a mess all over the place! Please share this incredible hack for easily removing popcorn ceilings with your friends and family.