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tinydanger 10-11-2013 06:29 PM

Peeling Plaster Ceiling in Craftsman (pics)
 
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Hello there, thank you guys in advance.. I hope someone can help me with this.

I live in an older, much neglected Craftsman-style apartment. As far as I can remember there have been cracks and chips on my bedroom ceiling. I've finally broken down and want to repaint and repair everything. I have textured painted walls and what I believe is a textured plaster ceiling. The chips off the ceiling come off in huge chunks and expose whatever the walls are made of. How do I fix this? Of course sanding would produce just more chips and everything is so raised it probably wouldn't smooth it out much. I'd really like to get the texture smooth.. just because I don't care for the textured walls/ceiling throughout my house.

Any help on what the next step to take would be a lifesaver!

-Jordan

tinydanger 10-11-2013 06:29 PM

Peeling Plaster Ceiling in Craftsman (pics)
 
2 Attachment(s)
Hello there, thank you guys in advance.. I hope someone can help me with this.

I live in an older, much neglected Craftsman-style apartment. As far as I can remember there have been cracks and chips on my bedroom ceiling. I've finally broken down and want to repaint and repair everything. I have textured painted walls and what I believe is a textured plaster ceiling. The chips off the ceiling come off in huge chunks and expose whatever the walls are made of. How do I fix this? Of course sanding would produce just more chips and everything is so raised it probably wouldn't smooth it out much. I'd really like to get the texture smooth.. just because I don't care for the textured walls/ceiling throughout my house.

Any help on what the next step to take would be a lifesaver!

-Jordan


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