PaintingHome Improvement
To Top

New Paint Cracking and Bubbling

Category Painting

My smooth ceiling was textured with "popcorn". I wanted to remove and it came off fine using water with a little detergent as I'd been told on a home improvement site. After I painted it, it cracks and bubbles up and has done so several times. What can I do?


Mary from Nashville

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

By guest (Guest Post)
July 13, 20060 found this helpful

Try to paint a sealing primer under your paint first. That should seal anything. Or possibly you have a leak above the ceiling and its getting moist in that area?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
July 14, 20060 found this helpful

You did'nt specify what you used for paint.The only thing you should put on a ceiling is ceiling paint designed for a ceiling.The other thing that comes to mind is you did'nt remove all the residue of the soap detergent preventing the paint to adhere.I would check with a paint store such as Sherwin Williams or other paint company.Forget Walmart or big box stores.They don't know anything.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

July 15, 20060 found this helpful

I'm trying to educate myself here since I have several remodeling projects about to begin. WHY must you use only ceiling paint for ceilings? What is different in the composition of ceiling versus wall paint? I'm not trying to be a smart aleck.......just trying to understand so I can make good choices when I buy my paint! Thanks!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Home and Garden Home Improvement PaintingJuly 9, 2006
A can of old paint.
Decorating With Old Paint
Using "Oops" Paint
Using "Oops" Paint
Bath Bomb
Bath Bombs Cracking After They've Dried
French Onion Soup
French Onion Soup Recipes
Thanksgiving Ideas!
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/10/16 13:14:08 in 749 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!