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When you renovate your home from old fashion to new, you will most likely avoid popcorn ceilings and choose modern textures like knockdown and smooth ceiling.
A proper finish can make your room look smaller or bigger as it can reflect lights that can highlight the imperfection of your room. In the modern era, knockdown texture and smooth finish is growing their popularity. Knockdown is better than a smooth finish if you want a textured finish to hide imperfection or damage.
However, if you want to make your room bigger and lighter, a smooth finish is better than a knockdown. Also, it can higher the sell value of your home. If you are not sure which type of finishing you want, then here is the comparison of both of them so that you can make a decision.
Knockdown textures are the closer but a better version of the textured ceiling made with a trowel that gives you a subtle “stuccoed” outlook. This texture includes spraying the ceiling with a drywall hopper or spray gun, making mud using drywall joint compound powder, and spraying the mud all over the wall. Then after 10 to 15 minutes, when it's slightly dry, use the trowel to scrape the knockdown texture.
Like most other ceiling texture options, the knockdown texture is one of the excellent choices for adding depth to a space and concealing those minor flaws on the ceiling. However, to create this texture, you need to go through lots of work, and it's also time-consuming. That’s why hiring expert services to create this texture is a good option.
Smooth ceilings have their benefits and drawbacks, but it's ideal for creating a more modernized sleek look on your ceiling. If you are selling a home with a smooth finish, it will most likely sell faster and at a reasonable price.
While you may think that this texture is easy to apply, it's somewhat hard to make it smooth. It needs a skim coat, and the process requires spreading layers of joint compound using a drywall knife and scraping each layer to smooth.
You can also get smooth finishing by expertly doing drywall seams, but it will not work if you are not an expert. It mostly takes one skim coat layer to make the seam disappear unless you are a skilled drywall taper with many years of experience. But if the ceiling is already built and your only work is finishing, you can do smooth finishing as a DIY project or go for expert service to get a better ceiling finish.
Knock Down Ceilings vs. Smooth Ceilings
When you want to make a ceiling finish that complements the style and decor of your home completely, it can be hard to find the right fit. You need to see if the texture goes perfectly with your home, the cost, application, maintenance, and repair. Here are some points you can explore to understand the differences.
Go for Professional Service to Get Drywall Texture
Hiring a professional from Textures Pro is a faster and efficient way to get your house ceiling job done in a specific time. In this way, you can save up some time and get rid of all the hassle of doing all the work yourselves.