A plain outdated look is just boring and does not appeal to your
guests, nor does it feel very welcoming when you choose to sell
your home. This process can be done whether your house is empty
or fully occupied. Rest assured that care will be taken in
protecting all surfaces that are not involved in this process.
There are a variety of textures to choose from, so inquire about
your needs and we can discuss what might be best for you.
Small, medium, or large Styrofoam particles are mixed into a
texture compound and are blown through a spray gun with
pressurized air. The effect is very similar to the look of
cottage cheese. While this texture is not used very much
anymore, it does have some great qualities. It hides poorly
finished and damaged surfaces and it is good for its acoustical
The negative qualities are that water leaks from above can cause
it to fall right off the ceiling and cause ugly stains as well.
This finish is usually fairly easy to remove and it is a messy
process, but once removed, you will have a clean slate to
upgrade your finish with. NOTE: the use of
asbestos products in this process was eliminated in 1977. If you
are in doubt, you can always have a sample analyzed. Regardless,
proper breathing devices should be used when removing this
California or Knockdown Texture (ceiling
Random sizes of joint or wall texture are sprayed to the
surface. Later while still wet, a large blade is lightly drawn
across the compound causing this effect. This finish is similar
to craters or a moon-like surface. It has been the most popular
ceiling finish for years here in South West Florida, as well as
many other areas.
Orange Peel Texture (walls)
From a very light to large spatter effect is achieved by
spraying a thinned joint or texture compound to the walls. Small
bumps created give the effect of an orange peel.