Popcorn Ceiling Removal in the Capital City

Raleigh is one of the jewels of North Carolina. Known as the “City of Oaks” for the oak trees that line some of the finest streets in town, it’s 142 square miles also hold thousands of old, outdated and unsightly popcorn ceilings.

Popcorn ceilings, which are also called acoustic ceilings, became especially popular in homes and other buildings between the latter half of the 1950s and the earlier years of the 1980s. That time span also coincides with Raleigh’s tremendous growth in those years as Research Triangle Park opened in 1959 and construction began on the I440 Beltline.

With Raleigh being rated as the 15th best city in the United States to buy a house in, it’s no wonder the median home price has shot past $215,000. 

Whether you are looking at homes in Historic Oakwood, Brier Creek or Stonehenge you will notice the best homes are updated, clean, modern and free of popcorn ceilings.

There are a number of disadvantages that come with asbestos popcorn ceilings, including the difficulty of cleaning them. The biggest drawback associated with the popcorn ceiling concept is the presence of asbestos within them.

If your home has a popcorn ceiling and it was painted before the middle of the 1980s, then there is a good chance that your popcorn ceiling is an asbestos popcorn ceiling. If you are planning to remove this popcorn ceiling from your home so that you can revitalize your home, then you are going to need to know and understand the risks involved. Popcorn ceiling removal or popcorn texture removal is something that you cannot take lightly, because there is a chance that in doing this you are exposing yourself to asbestos (a harmful substance that is believed to cause cancer and other health problems including the permanent scarring of your lungs).

Popcorn Ceiling Removal Costs

According to Home Advisor, around the Raleigh area you can expect to pay between $715 – $2,337 to have your popcorn ceiling removed.

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If you aren’t selling your home, having a brand new smooth ceiling can make your home feel like a whole new house.

Making the large, open concept ceilings in Raleigh look seamless and beautiful is not a job for someone new. It takes years of experience to be able to make a ceiling look flawless.

If you want to change the look of your ceiling from rough to smooth and make your home more beautiful, more desirable and more livable you’ve come to the right place. Contact us for a quote today.

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