replying to Cindy Hamilton , JE (Elaine) Lawless wrote:
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Pardon. Yes, most 'ceilings' are flat. We're discussing flat PAINT on ceilings.
The FAD is to NOT use popcorn - making a ceiling very flat. Ones that I've
seen were not attractive, but a lack-luster blah. Not sure what paint was
used...but I wouldn't have it. Fads change, we'll see later what it's going to
Ceilings can get very dirty - see earlier comments.
On 8/27/2013 8:35 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I agree. There's plenty of decorative textured finishes that look way
better - but they all take longer to apply, = more money, = since
popcorn is cheap and easy that's what's used. Probably costs more to do
a standard smooth finish that doesn't show joints and screw holes.
Personally, I like simple and clean, makes it easier to patch later on too.
On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:44:01 +0000, JE(Elaine) Lawless
Bullshit. It looks like hell, is impossible to clean, and next to
impossible to repair. It's used to cover crap installation. It's
impossible to "finish correctly"; oxymoron.
If you like that shit, go for it. I won't even think about buying a
house with popcorn (or wallpaper). We nixed several for both reasons.
On Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:44:01 +0000, JE (ELAINE) Lawless
I'd never turn down a house for wallpaper - it is easy to remove -
or even for damaged dry-wall if the price is right. Removing and
replacing drywall is a weekend job for 1 or 2 rooms. Just make your
offer keeping in mind what it is likely to cost you to fix.
On Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:53:24 -0400, email@example.com wrote:
Perhaps for someone as perfect as you. I've had nightmares tearing
off wallpaper. No one knows what idiot put the stuff up. Hint: the
wall needs to be primed, painted, and sized before hanging paper. Some
haven't heard that hint. It's far more work than I want to do for a
new house. Let the next guy hassle with it.
Except for the kitchen and bath, I paint all my popcornless ceilings
flat white. They don't get dirty. The walls are somewhat darker;
ivory (like old piano keys) in the living room and dining room,
caramel in the bedroom. They are also painted with flat paint.
The kitchen and bath are semigloss, currently same color on walls and
ceilings. The kitchen is almond and the bath is some sort of beige.
When I repaint, the ceilings will probably go white and the walls
a little darker.
I suspect that your architecture and furnishings are more modern in
appearance than mine are.
Let's put this down to a difference in taste. I'll never convince
you that popcorn is bad; you'll never convince me that popcorn is good.
replying to Cindy Hamilton , JE (Elaine Lawless wrote:
I don't care how anyone else does their ceilings, nor trying to convince anyone
to CHANGE theirs. But some people still prefer popcorn finish and some have no
choice but to deal with it the best way they can - I only reported my own
experiences and successes.
LOL ! ! ! All you have to do is look in a mirror to see a complete
totally mindless IDIOT who can't see nor understand anything beyond
your own narrow opinion.
I never wrote that I *LIKED* popcorn ceilings - but I have been very
successful in greatly improving their appearance and functionality.
Changing that it is totally unimportant what anyone's opinion might be.
On Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:44:01 +0000, JE (Elaine) Lawless
Dumbshit. You're in the running for the dumbest bastard on the
Usenet. ...and THAT takes some doing!
You're a liar.
You're lying again. It is *NOT* functional in any way and it looks
like hell. The only way of improving it is to strip it off. The
problem with that is then you're likely to have to redo the sheetrock
and perhaps even the joists as well. It's whole purpose in life is to
krw ...Your name calling & foul language only shows your low level of
intelligence. Without lying or name calling I have reported what I
have personally done & done successfully.
Sorry, but your opinion is of no value to me and probably to
very few others. Continue to rant if you choose, no one cares!
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