Custom Painting Inc
Ceiling Removal

In the past, acoustic ceilings, also known as popcorn ceilings, were popular. Today, however, homeowners would rather remove them. Custom Painting, Inc. has the experience to remove these types of ceilings and make the process as simple as possible. We cover your furniture to protect it rather than asking you to remove it. Other companies may make request that the furniture be moved out. You may save a little bit of money by removing the furniture but it is not necessary. We do ask that you spend one night at a different location, however. This will allow us to leave the masking in place for the work to be done. If you cannot leave your home during the night, please be sure to tell us. We have two options if this is the case: 1) We will remove the masking for the rooms you will need for the night. Then we will re-mask the rooms again in the morning or 2) We do the work in two phases. In either of these instances, the price may increase slightly.

The cost of removing acoustic tiles will vary. There are a couple of factors that determine the cost: whether your ceilings were painted, how tall the ceilings are, whether or not the ceilings are vaulted, if there is wallpaper present, and having excessive furniture in the rooms. If possible, set up an appointment to speak with an estimator. They will visit your home and evaluate the work to be done. Your estimate will take approximately 15 minutes and is free.

Not only will we remove the acoustic/popcorn ceilings from your home, we will also dispose of it. Next we float the tape joints and nail holes. When the mud is fully dry, we sand the joints until they are smooth, before we add texture to the ceiling. You may choose either knockdown texture or splatter texture. We spray both of these textures on the ceiling. The splatter texture is rounded because it is sprayed and left alone until it is dry. The texture of the knockdown is flat and a little rough. This is because a broad knife is used to flatten the texture when it is about ¾ dry. If you would like to see how these textures look, we can supply samples.

Once the texture is completely dry, we will lightly sand it. Then we apply a stain lock primer followed by the paint you have chosen for the ceiling. You do not have to paint the ceiling after the primer is added, however it is recommended.

Give us a telephone call if you would like to set up an appointment to receive a free estimate. Even though it can be difficult to remove popcorn or acoustic ceilings, Custom Painting, Inc. understands how to make it a painless experience and on that is much easier than you might think.

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Fremont, Hayward Area
(510) 795-0903

Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton Area
(925) 294-8062

San Ramon, Danville, Alamo Area
(925) 866-9610

Walnut Creek, Concord Clayton, Pleasant Hill Lafayette, Orinda Area (925) 686-0903


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AS OF 2006, THE CONTRACTORS STATE LICENSE BOARD REQUIRES ANY CONTRACTOR THAT DOES HOME IMPROVEMENT WORK EXCEEDING $600,000 TO HAVE A STATE APPROVED CONTRACT SIGNED BY THE HOMEOWNER AND THE COMPANY THAT IS DOING THE WORK. THE CONTRACTOR IS ALSO REQUIRED BY LAW TO HAND YOU A FORM THAT LETS YOU KNOW WHETHER THEY DO OR DO NOT CARRY LIABILITY INSURANCE.

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Testimonials
Your carpenters are very neat and professional, we are happy with all the work they did in our home. [more»]
Mary Chu
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Your crew was very professional and on time every morning. My home looks beautiful and I will tell everyone I know what a great job you did. [more»]
Lori Bond
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We are very happy with the work your company did in our home. Gene made us feel at ease with the process of the work. [more»]
Nina Robinson
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Your men are everything I was looking for in a painting business. Thank you. [more»]
Barbara Baxter
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Mark please forward this to Norman. Norman was prompt with his calls and when we had appointments for the estimate and color consultations. [more»]
Stan Cartwright
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Great job we enjoyed your guys please use us as a reference. [more»]
Marty Tritt
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Sergio and his crew did a wonderful job on my house. They were clean and detailed. Thanks for a wonderful job. [more»]
Michelle Keanrey
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My wife and I couldn’t be more pleased with the work Pablo and the guys did at our home. Pablo helped us with a couple of issues of where colors should start and stop. [more»]
Greg Parson
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Thank you for the great job. Your guys are nice. [more»]
Mark Applegate
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I am a very picky person when it comes to my home and I would like to thank you for the most pleasant experience I have ever had with anyone that has work in my home [more»]
Ann Wong
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Kevin thanks for the pleasant experience. [more»]
Mike Lipton
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Love the work done at my home. My friends are jealous because my home looks fantastic. [more»]
Nancy Yin
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Rick and Gene did a perfect job installing my molding. Not only was the job impeccable but their clean up every day was excellent. [more»]
Amy Johnson
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Just want to let you know your guys did a great job. [more»]
Pat Slater
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I would like to thank Custom Painting for one of the easiest painting experiences I have had. Kevin’s quick response to my phone calls was unexpected and I was very pleased. [more»]
Chris Newman
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Mark thanks for the excellent service your company gave me. From the time your estimator showed up (on time) until the painters left, it was a very pleasant experience.... [more»]
Steve Cheonis
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Residential & Commercial Painting Services, Custom Molding Installation, Acoustic Ceiling Removal by Custom Painting, Inc. – We are a Licensed and Insured Provider working across the Bay Area, the East Bay, San Ramon, Danville, Livermore, Fremont, Pleasanton, Concord

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