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Why are popcorn ceilings popular?
Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020
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Correspondingly, when did popcorn ceilings become popular?
One may also ask, why did they invent popcorn ceilings? ANSWER: According to Pleasanton contractor, Jeff Debernardi, the ceilings were used to cut down on reflective noise and to cover up seams and tape marks in wallboard ceilings. The ceilings were usually was made of chalk and wallboard compound, but some mixtures contained asbestos.
Also asked, how did popcorn ceilings become popular?
Because of this, it became widely adopted, which is why you can find them in so many old homes today. They were especially popular from the 1930s all the way through the 1990s. Jared: Popcorn ceiling texture is a spray that's applied to your ceiling. It was used to cover up a lot of flaws in the ceiling.
What is the problem with popcorn ceilings?
One of the primary reasons people seek popcorn ceiling removal is to reduce their risk of asbestos exposure. Any popcorn ceilings that predate 1978 likely contain asbestos, which can cause mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer.