Popcorn ceilings also known as ‘textured’ ceilings are fairly common in older New Zealand homes. For a number of years, asbestos was used as a component in creating the effect.
Not all popcorn ceilings contain asbestos, you’ll need to get a sample to find a conclusive answer. There’s no need to worry - even if your ceiling does contain asbestos, it may not be causing any immediate danger.
But if you decide that you do want to be know your options, you’ll want to get in touch with professionals like AWM to help provide you a solution.
How do I know if my popcorn ceiling contains asbestos?
As previously mentioned, not all popcorn ceilings have asbestos in them. To find out if yours does, you’ll need to take a sample of the material assumed to contain asbestos.
What if my popcorn ceiling contains asbestos?
The team at AWM have worked on hundreds of popcorn ceilings.
We can talk through your options such as, removal of texture, removal ceiling skin & repaint or if needed we can cut and drop the ceiling.
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