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Top 10 popcorn ceiling removal contractors near you

Homeowners agree: these popcorn ceiling removers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Tikal Painter

Tikal Painter

New on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Runs good
Gojonesy Enterprises

Gojonesy Enterprises

11 hires on HomeGuide
24+ years in business
Tonia B. says, "Patrick did an excellent job. He is professional, knowledgeable and very personable. He completed the installation of bathroom fixtures and went the extra mile for completing the job. He ensured everything was cleaned prior to leaving, which is greatly appreciated. We will certainly call him for future projects. Thanks again Patrick for fitting us into your busy schedule." Read more
I’ll Take It Hauling And Minor Demolition

I’ll Take It Hauling And Minor Demolition

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Hello everyone lm Marc of I'll Take it Hauling and Minor Demolition, I have been in business for about 10yrs now and l feel what makes my business stand out is that I'll take it takes pride in making sure that all of customers receive the best service that displays patience, courteousness, time management and overall pleasant. One would ask, What excites you about your business and your customers? I would say that I get excited when l see that my customers are happy with the services I performed and l know that I'll get another call along with additional clients through word of mouth. l enjoy having a business because it's always something ...


5 hires on HomeGuide
20+ years in business
Aaron Robert G. says, "Always punctual and excellent work" Read more
Kalyx Green Design & Build

Kalyx Green Design & Build

2 hires on HomeGuide
29+ years in business
Lauren P. says, "John Ahrar gives personal attention. He is thorough, thoughtful, reliable, and honest. He delivers an excellent and timely work product. He's renovated two houses (gut jobs), made basic home improvements to my current home, and built a garage for us." Read more
Barrera & Sons Remodeling, LLC

Barrera & Sons Remodeling, LLC

New on HomeGuide
18+ years in business
Established in 2006, Barrera & Sons Remodeling, LLC is a trusted name in Manassas, VA, and the surrounding areas. This company is recognized for providing top-notch quality in all aspects of remodeling. Whether you envision a major renovation or a minor tweak, Barrera & Sons Remodeling, LLC brings expertise and commitment to every project, ensuring your satisfaction with their exceptional service.
All Resolution Construction

All Resolution Construction

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
24+ years in business
With an exceptional depth of experience and proficiency spanning across commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential sectors, All Resolutions consistently assumes a pivotal role within the project development process, often engaged from the project's conceptual inception. Through close collaboration with development, architectural, and mechanical engineering teams, we contribute significantly to project planning and cost management, regardless of its scale. At All Resolutions, our unwavering commitment centers on delivering superior quality service punctually and consistently. Our approach hinges on close partnership with our clien...

Your Popcorn Ceiling Removal questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does popcorn ceiling removal cost?

Popcorn ceiling removal costs $1 to $2 per square foot for removal only or $2 to $6 per square foot for removal with new texture and paint. The average removal job costs $2,000 to $9,000. Popcorn ceilings were popular at one time but now make homes look outdated. This ceiling style also catches dust and cobwebs.

Popcorn ceilings installed before 1986 may contain asbestos, which is toxic and must be disposed of properly:

What do I do after removing popcorn ceiling?

Once you have the popcorn material removed, you’ll need to refinish the ceiling, which includes adding texture or smoothing the ceiling and adding paint. The total cost to remove popcorn, texture the substrate, and paint is $3 to $6 per square foot.

Does removing a popcorn ceiling increase home value?

Removing a popcorn ceiling increases home value in most cases because it makes the home appear more modern and less outdated. Although removal is a messy job, it's especially worth it when the ceiling is made with asbestos.

How long does it take to remove popcorn ceiling?

Removing popcorn ceiling takes 1 to 5 days on average, depending on the ceiling size. The removal process includes:

  • Moving furniture and other items
  • Covering vents and floors
  • Soaking the popcorn to soften it
  • Scraping or sanding the popcorn off
  • Cleaning up residue

Some popcorn removal professionals have vacuums or bags attached to their devices to contain residue and minimize messes.

Do popcorn ceilings contain asbestos?

If you have an older home made between the 1920s and 1980s, your popcorn ceiling could be made with asbestos, which is a known carcinogen and can cause lung cancer if not handled properly. Have your ceiling tested to see if it contains asbestos. If the test is positive, you will need a professional who does remodeling and asbestos abatement to remove it.

Can I remove a popcorn ceiling myself?

Removing popcorn ceiling is an incredibly messy process and is not for the faint of heart. While it’s possible to do it yourself, hiring a professional to do it for you and clean up the mess afterward is easier and much more time effective. 

If you decide to remove it yourself, make sure there is no asbestos in the ceiling before starting the project.

How do I hire a popcorn ceiling remover?

Start by searching our list of popcorn ceiling removers near you, then:

  • Get three or more free estimates to compare.
  • Research company reviews on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Choose a licensed, bonded, and experienced contractor.
  • Make sure their insurance and warranty is up to date.
  • Get a written estimate and warranty before work begins.
  • Follow a payment plan instead of making one large payment up front.

What questions should I ask popcorn ceiling removers?

To find quality contractors, ask the following questions:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Do you offer same-day service? If not, how soon can I make an appointment?
  • Do you perform on-site asbestos testing?
  • Are you qualified to remove asbestos if it's found in my ceiling?
  • How do you handle damage that happens on the job?
  • How long will the removal take?
  • Will you remove or cover my furniture from the room?
  • Do you offer a warranty for your work?
  • Can you give me an estimate in writing?

Reviews for Ashburn popcorn ceiling removal contractors

Recent success stories from people in the Ashburn area.
Sandi G.
Patrick gave recommendations first before starting the work. He was knowledgeable and kept his work space clean.
Gojonesy Enterprises
Cat G.
Jose did an amazing job installing our frameless glass shower door. I had another contractor tell me it would be too difficult and I should return it, but Jose managed it in an afternoon and it looks perfect! He is very professional and punctual too.
Paul J.
An excellent experience on excavation and concrete pour and finish of a foundation and slab for a carport / garage. They followed my plans and worked with me on recommendations and solutions to grading conditions. John and his crew were a pleasure to work with and I look forward to working with them again!
Kalyx Green Design & Build
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