Popcorn Ceiling Removal can increase the value of your home by $200
Popcorn ceiling is a term used for a ceiling treatment that came to popularity during the early 1950s to the late 1980s in American residential construction. Today, it is currently known as acoustic or stucco ceiling. It’s usually found in bedrooms and hallways of many homes. If you look at them closely, popcorn ceilings strongly resemble cottage cheese with their texture and features. Despite their unique structure, popcorn ceilings can decrease the value of residential homes. Their texture is quite hard to paint. Also, popcorn ceilings are considered high maintenance and repairing them can cost a lot. Given this negative effects of a popcorn ceiling in Birmingham, homeowners resort to removing them and hiring professionals to do the task.
Fair price breakdown
Houses that were built during the 80s are required to have their popcorn ceilings be tested if it is asbestos-free or not. A homeowner can send a portion of the ceiling to an asbestos abatement company to test it. If asbestos is present, there are Birmingham popcorn ceiling removal contractors that specialize in removing them. Popcorn ceilings that contain asbestos need to be meticulously removed and contained. Asbestos is a hazardous substance and can cause serious health problems.
Estimated final cost for popcorn ceiling removal
|Popcorn Ceiling Texture Labor||12.6 Hours||$253.56|
|Popcorn Ceiling Texture Job Materials and Supplies||350 Square Feet||$41.67|
|Popcorn Ceiling Texture Debris Disposal Costs||$107.44|
|Totals - Cost to Remove Popcorn Ceilings - 375 Square Feet||$402.67|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$1.15|
Find the Best Costs on Popcorn Ceiling Removal - Birmingham, 35203
If a popcorn ceiling in Birmingham is asbestos free, a homeowner can just hire professional drywall contractors. These professionals can provide the best finish by applying multiple layers of drywall mud. This popcorn removal service can only cost around $279 to $525 per square foot.
Jefferson County Popcorn Ceiling Removal FAQ
Last Updated: May 6, 2018
Local pros & Availability
Painters available in your area