At the moment, there are several ways how you can arrange the ceiling cover.It may be to use the wallpaper, paint or whitewash.
only apply such tools is quite simple, but remove them from the surface is not so easy.If the paint or wallpaper such action is carried out using a special paint and varnish removers substances and wallpaper just removed from the surface with a spatula, you will need to whitewash a little tough, so we will see how to remove the old whitewash from the ceiling.
Preparations for removing whitewash
Why opt for whitewashing the ceiling.Because the surface acquires a uniform color.
Its price is several times lower than for other coatings.Whitewashing is easy to clean and well absorbed by the surface.
For this reason, it may be difficult to fix.
Before you remove the whitewash from the ceiling must be happy to carry out preparatory work:
- To do this, the premises must be brought all the furniture, because the process of removing the whitewash pretty dirty and dusty.
- course, you can use special films large and cover all subjects of interior.But, in practice, this method of protecting the premises are not too good.
- All this is for the reason that the dust, which is formed by removing the whitewash is very shallow and very quickly settles.It is able to score in a variety of holes.
- also need to be protected and the floor surface.It can be papered or covered with newspapers, the same film.
The next step is to choose the right tools and equipment to remove the whitewashing:
- necessary to choose the most convenient option ladder to a ceiling coverings do not have to reach too.
- are bought gloves will protect your hands from injury (whitewash can corrode the skin, especially if it is very gentle).
Council.As the ladder can also be used improvised furniture.For example, written or dining table.
most important thing is to master the fine could reach up to the ceiling.
In this case, the table also covered with foil or glued newspapers.
in the preparatory work for the removal of whitewash also includes the acquisition of:
- baking soda.
- powder for washing.
- Oil cloths or newspapers.
- Foam Roller and brush.
- also need water.
process of removing the whitewash from the ceiling
How to remove whitewash from the ceiling?Initially carried out preparatory work described above.
- with ceiling coverings removed all the lights, as they may be damaged in the process.All wiring qualitatively insulated with electrical tape.
Such actions are very important, since the ingress of water on electric wire will be very dangerous.The result could be a short circuit.
Only after that it will be possible to carry out the process of removing the whitewash.
- After such action shall be prepared container with water.This may be a simple basin or bucket.
diluted soapy water.But the main thing is to comply with a certain proportion.On
10litrov water - 1 cup soap solution.Then add 5 tablespoons of baking soda and 2-3 tablespoons of detergent.
Council.In the water you can not add detergent, if there is already a soap solution.
- All the ingredients are thoroughly mixed with water to complete its dissolution.Then, this solution is wetted foam roller.
You must select a type of tool with a long handle, to provide a more convenient its application.
- After this roller should be carried out on the surface of the ceiling, trying to wet the surface quality ceiling coverings, namely - whitewash. As a rule, any ceiling there are places which will not be very convenient to use a roller.
- Therefore, in tight spaces is best to apply paint brushes.Treating the surface of such a solution is necessary as long as the result of action will not be noticeable.
is especially important to consider when a fairly thick layer of whitewash.
Council.Change the water often needed.This will determine the quality of removing the whitewash.
- If the ceiling cover each year updated by removing and applying a new layer of whitewash, then remove it would be quite easy, and the process does not take long and you can carry it with your hands.
- If the ceiling surface is treated over the years, in such a process would be more efficient use conventional metal spatula.
- To remove the whitewash with a spatula will be necessary to cover the surface of the ceiling is well moistened with water, and do not touch it for 2-3 minutes.After this is done re-wetting.
- Only then carried out with a spatula scraping the surface of the layer of whitewash.The surface is then thoroughly washed with plain water or water with soap and water using a foam roller or a cloth.
There is another way how to remove the old whitewash from the ceiling:
- It is characterized by the use of glue.
- The paste is applied to the ceiling surface.On it, he has to spend at least several hours.
- Once the paste dries, the whitewash is removed from the ceiling with a spatula.
The video shows an example of this method of removing the whitewash from the ceiling coverings.
Council.The use of paste can only have a positive impact on the state of the room, as this method does not generate dust and various contaminants.
Currently in modern DIY stores have a very large selection of alternative means of paste or homemade solution.It
- All remover of whitewash is not too expensive.They are available on their packaging have special instructions, according to which the specific vehicle is used.There
solids, and there are ready-made.In this situation it is best to use ready-made material for the removal of whitewash.
- will be very effective and properly consult with experts in the field.They may know some of the nuances that are unknown to the common man.
There is another way of getting rid of whitewash on the ceiling surface:
- This method using hydrochloric acid.
- But it is worth considering that hydrochloric acid can cause harm not only to human skin, but also his health.
Council.If remove the whitewash with hydrochloric acid, it is necessary to provide good protection against the ingress of such a solution on the skin.Also it is necessary to carry out the entire process in a respirator.
facilitate the removal of whitewash
To facilitate the removal of whitewash applied not only ladders or other devices.Important role played by the choice of means for removing pobelochnogo layer.
Rags should be genuine, it is good to absorb the liquid.
- to spray water on the surface of the ceiling, you can use a plastic bottle with a special nozzle spray.It is also possible to use bryzgalku which is used in the process of ironing articles.
- But that's not all.You can remove the whitewash in use appliances.
As a rule, if the house has a modern vacuum cleaner that can work not only in picking up dirt from the surface, and even blow-out, it can also be used.
- unit of this type is used only with the use of a special nozzle.It helps to quickly and evenly spray water over the entire surface, and as soon as absorbed, you can begin to work.
- There are even special paint consoles, which can also be used when spraying liquid on the ceiling.
use of modern household appliances greatly facilitates the process of removing the whitewash and makes it quickly and efficiently.The photo shows examples of household appliances that can be used in the process.
work carried out after removing the whitewash from the ceiling
As a rule, work to remove whitewash from the ceiling coverings made with a view to updating it. But then they can not be directly applied to the surface of a new layer of whitewash.
- preliminary surface treatment is carried out.
- After whitewashing the ceiling lifted her spots may appear (see: How do remove the stains on the ceiling on your own).From must be removed from the surface.
used for this conventional white, which dissolves in water.
- Such a solution is carried out a qualitative treatment of spots on the surface.After that these places need to use steel wool, which passes over the surface several times.
Council.After these actions ceiling coating should be thoroughly washed.If this is not done, then the spots will appear again, and so it will be as long as they do not efficiently handle.
- If there are irregularities in the ceiling, they should definitely be eliminated.For this purpose, plaster and putty.Only after
quality processing of the ceiling surface can be applied to it again a layer of whitewash and exercise need uniform smooth movements.
can be concluded that the process of removing the whitewash from the ceiling cover is quite simple.This can use a variety of ready to use substances which are distinguished by their practicability or can make their own solutions to be no less effective.
most important thing - to do the preparatory work and to protect the furniture from falling on her dust.Also it is necessary to think and his defense.
For this purpose, special costumes, masks and respirators, gloves.All of these security measures are in the process of removing the whitewash is very important as getting your hands on the whitewash can negatively affect her condition.