The bumpier the texture the longer the primer roller nap needs to be to fill the hills and valleys.
Kilz primer popcorn ceiling.
The best products are the same as those for flat ceiling flat or matte finish latex.
A common treatment for ceilings from the 1950s through the 1980s that offered a bit of noise reduction popcorn ceilings lost appeal in the late 20th century largely because the aggregates used.
Protect a drywall ceiling with primer or primer and paint before adding any ceiling textures.
You will also benefit from buying a ceiling specific variety or one that is already pre mixed with a primer.
If you purchase a high quality product in this finish you will spend less time on the project and get better results.
Apply a base coat of stain blocking primer.
Once the ceiling is completely dry cover the ceiling trim with painter s tape to protect it from primer and paint.
I m in the process of painting kilz primer on our nasty popcorn ceiling there was icky discoloration from age and then i went left a burner on smoked the place up last month hence the kilz.
It s smart to use a good primer before you repaint a ceiling.
If the ceiling is old you may need a stain blocking primer to prevent old stains from bleeding through.
Best paint for popcorn ceilings.
I understand your toughts on oil primer.
Texture such as popcorn or the flatter knockdown version typically doesn t need a primer finish and only needs paint if you want to change the color.
You also need the oil based primer to seal the nicotine and prevent it from bleeding back through your water based ceiling paint.
Kilz brand paint primer has a ceiling spray paint in a can that works great for stains.
The kilz will help to cover up imperfections stains etc on the ceiling and will prepare the ceiling to be painted but it is not in and of itself a paint.
I recently used it to cover hideous stains caused from water damage.
Before you paint your popcorn ceiling you need to prime it to ensure proper paint adhesion.
The can is designed to spray up instead of how regular spray paint cans are designed for spraying.
Oil primer will not re wet the popcorn and can be covered with water based paint after the primer dries in about two hours.
I have found that some of the popcorn ceilings that i have not primed first w oil before painting the tape joints turn out a brighter white than the rest of the ceilng after the painting is complete.