Texture removal & California Knowckdown

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Our texture removal &
California knockdown process...

Removing textured ceilings is very commonly requested by homeowners. The two most common, more modern finishes are knockdown and smooth ceilings. Our process for texture removal and California knockdowns consists of 5 steps.
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1. Clear the area

Remove all furniture from the room. If furniture cannot be removed they are completely covered with plastic and drop cloths or tarps on all flooring.
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2. Soak & scrape stipple off

If the ceilings have never been painted we lightly wet the texture so there is minimal dust. After the water has moistened the texture we use a putty knife to scrap the stipple of
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3. Smooth knockdown celings

Once the texture is removed we apply 2 coats of mud to level the ceilings ready for knockdown. For smooth ceilings 3 coats are required. For knockdown we apply the paint before the application of knockdown. For smooth ceilings after sanding is completed, it is ready for paint.
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4. Paint smooth ceilings

After all repairs are completed, the smooth ceilings are now ready for paint. We then apply 1 primer coat and 2 finish coats. Usually sprayed on to get a more uniform look. Most customers prefer a low sheen, either a matte or low lustre or satin finish.
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5. Clean up

We remove all plastic coverings and drop cloths that we used to protect your furniture and flooring carefully so no debris or dust remains.

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What our customers say

We believe these people are the best choice we could have made to repaint our entire home. This included scraping the popcorn off the ceilings then finishing them with a new splatter coat, all the doors, trim and baseboards. We couldn't be happier. From Randy arriving to provide a quote to the two best painters, Jesse and Anne, that we could have had. They treated us and our home as though it was their own. They made us feel that it was the most important job ever. We can not recommend them highly enough. They are very professional, dependable, expert at their job and we truly appreciated their commitment to do a great job for us. Our home looks brand new. Thank you Repaint Specialists.
5 star review
Carol Meredith
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Why choose the repaint specialists

The Repaint Specialists are Edmonton’s local experts in residential house painting, providing complete interior and exterior painting services to the metropolitan Edmonton area, including Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Leduc, Devon, Morinville & Fort Saskatchewan and surrounding areas to serve you better. Along with our head quarters in Edmonton and offices in St. Albert & Sherwood Park.

Did we mention... We’ve been in business in Edmonton for over 35 years!

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