Is your home plagued by outdated popcorn ceilings? At Chromatist Painters, we specialize in professional popcorn ceiling removal, transforming your home into a modern space. Here’s why flattening popcorn ceilings might be the best decision for your home:

Why Remove Popcorn Ceilings?

Popcorn ceilings, once popular, have fallen out of fashion. Beyond aesthetics, there are compelling reasons to bid them farewell:

Dated Look: Popcorn ceilings, popular in the ’70s and ’80s, can make your home look dated and unappealing to modern buyers and harder to sell.
Health Concerns: Older popcorn ceilings often contain asbestos, a known carcinogen. Even if asbestos-free, they can harbor dust and allergens.
Cleaning Issues: Popcorn ceilings are difficult to clean due to their textured nature, leading to persistent dust and dirt buildup.
Peeling and Flaking: Over time, the texture can deteriorate, leading to peeling and flaking, making maintenance a challenge.

Our Dustless Removal Process

Our Dustless Removal Process

  • Step 1: Assessment and Consultation

    • Full walkthrough and consultation to understand your needs.
    • Detailed, on-the-spot quote provided, ensuring transparency and accuracy.
  • Step 2: Removing Popcorn Ceilings

    • Utilizing advanced tools like PLANEX Drywall Sanding by Festool for efficient and dustless removal.
    • Respecting your space by minimizing disruptions and ensuring a clean job site daily.
  • Step 3: Application of Joint Compound

    After the stucco texture is removed, we apply a layer of joint compound, also known as drywall mud. Our experts precisely flatten and smooth this compound, creating an even surface ready for the next steps.

  • Step 4: Hand Sanding and Pole Sanding

    To achieve a perfectly smooth surface, we employ both hand sanding and pole sanding techniques. This meticulous process ensures every inch of the ceiling is smooth to the touch and ready for the next phases of the transformation.

  • Step 5: Prime and Repaint

    With the surface flawlessly prepared, we apply a high-quality primer to enhance adhesion and durability. After priming, our painters carefully repaint your ceiling, bringing your vision to life. Whether you prefer a classic, clean white finish or a customized colour, our team ensures a flawless application, leaving your space looking fresh and sophisticated.

The cost of popcorn ceiling removal

The cost of popcorn ceiling removal

Planning for your home improvement project involves careful consideration of costs. At Chromatist Painters, we aim to provide transparent pricing to help you make informed decisions. Here’s a breakdown of our approximate costs for popcorn ceiling removal:

Pricing Structure

Cost of Popcorn Ceiling Removal: $6 to $12 + HST per square foot

This cost includes removal, plastering, and sanding, but does not cover painting after the removal process.
Consider bundling painting services with the removal for a comprehensive solution and a better deal.
Approximate Prices:

Small to Medium Houses: $4,000 to $6,000 + HST
Medium to Large Houses: $6,000 to $10,000 + HST
Large to XL Houses: $10,000 to $20,000 + HST

Project Duration

Completion times for popcorn ceiling removal depend on the size of your home:
Small to Medium Houses: 3 to 5 business days
Medium to Large Houses: 5 to 7 business days
Large to XL Houses: 7 to 10 business days

Request a free quote today and let our team bring your vision to life! Simply fill out the form or give us a call, and we’ll be delighted to discuss your project and provide you with a detailed estimate

Factors Affecting Cost

  • Ceiling Height: Higher ceilings require additional equipment and effort, impacting the overall cost.

  • Disposal: Safe disposal methods vary based on asbestos content. We handle debris responsibly, following regulations.

  • Square Footage: Larger spaces incur higher costs. Our pricing is competitive, offering quality within your budget.

At every step of the process, we are committed to delivering exceptional service, attention to detail, and a seamless painting experience.

Get in Touch

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions, inquiries, or project requests. We are here to assist you every step of the way. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and ensuring your satisfaction. Whether you need a free quote, more information about our services, or simply want to discuss your painting project, we’re just a phone call or email away. Don’t hesitate to contact us and let us bring color and beauty to your space.

Address: 201 Weston Rd, Unit G3, Toronto, ON M6N 3P1

Tel: 416-606-8060


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