If your parents were born in the 50’s, then you are probably aware that popcorn ceilings were a huge trend back then. The craze carried on well into the 80’s. However, trends change constantly, and nowadays, having popcorn ceiling is no longer fashionable, nor does it blend in well with modern furniture and decorations.

However, many older homes and apartment buildings build during the 50’s, 70’s and 80’s have these old school ceiling. The good news is there’s an easy and cost-efficient way to get rid of that retro ceiling and bring it into modern days.

You’ll be happy to know you can take care of the process yourself, so you won’t have to hire a professional to do it. All you need is a vacuum, some water, a spackle knife, duct tape, and a ladder to reach your ceiling.

Make sure to wear protective gear when doing this. Wear a pair of goggles to protect your eyes against any particles that might come off the ceiling and a mask to prevent dust from entering into your lungs.

All the steps you need to follow to get rid of that old ceiling once and for all are provided right here in the video below.