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How to Repair a Ceiling

Once the texture on a popcorn ceiling is scraped away, there is bound to be some damage to the ceiling. Learn how to repair a damaged ceiling with these easy steps.

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Materials

  • crown molding
  • tape
  • clear plastic
  • drywall compound
  • paint stripper

Tools

  • tape measure
  • clamps
  • hammer
  • pry bar
  • drop cloth
  • nail gun
  • putty knife
  • utility knife
  • coping saw
  • wood chisel
  • compound miter saw
  • cordless drill
  • garden hose
  • rubber gloves
  • safety glasses
  • rubber spatula
  • ceiling texture scraper
  • sanding sponge

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