Popcorn ceiling was an old way of making the ceiling. The popcorn like surface was said to help with noise. It became popular in the 50’s. Since popcorn ceiling contains asbestos, which is harmful to our health. It has been banned since 1977. However, they are still there for many older houses.
Until recently, it was thought that there was nothing that could be done to remove popcorn ceiling, unless your remodel the whole ceiling. The video below proves that it was a myth. With this cool tool called Porter Cable 7800 Dustless Drywall Sander and mated vacuum, it is very easy to remove the popcorn ceiling. Here’s the video showing How To Eliminate Popcorn Ceiling in action. Consider it if you still have an ugly popcorn ceiling.
It is recommended to use all protective gears such as safety goggles and mask.
Of course this tool can do much more than that.