If you’re tired of the same old flat surface or dealing with a ceiling full of imperfections, repairs, or uneven surfaces, a textured ceiling may be the way to go. Texture can add character and depth to the room, making it an excellent final touch on a renovation project.
After some electrical work, This Old House paint expert Mauro Henrique helps a homeowner patch a hole left in a textured ceiling.
Luscious color overhead in a light-reflecting finish can give your entry—and spirits—a lift.
Giving your popcorn ceiling a facelift can be a grimy and time-consuming job, taking up the better part of an entire weekend, but you can certainly do it yourself. Read these tips on how to easily and safely clean popcorn ceilings.
Here are 5 tips help you install a drop ceiling in your home that aren’t on the instruction manual.
Use these directions to add character to your home by installing wood beams to your ceiling.
A step-by-step guide to help you choose the right ceiling fan for your space and put it into place.
This Old House home builder Jeff Sweenor explains how he trimmed out the coffered ceiling of our Westerly project
How do you apply rafter tails to the exterior of a structure after the walls have been sheathed? Home builder Jeff Sweenor developed a simple solution that's efficient to execute
Ask This Old House painter Mauro Henrique smooths over a textured ceiling using joint compound
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a cracked plaster ceiling in an older home
Norm sees the decorative brackets being used on the exterior and learns why polyurethane is a better choice than PVC stock for this application
One wide swath of color can create a fresh, clean look that highlights a room’s best assets
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs a new skylight into an existing roof opening
These modern versions of old world home accents give the same look without the wait (or cost).
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a fan on a cathedral ceiling
Consider these tips when deciding between scraping, covering, or skimming to remove your dated popcorn ceiling.
Installing a new skylight into an existing opening with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to permanently patch a damaged and cracked ceiling.
In an act of upside-down residential archaeology, the This Old House TV crew reveals—and rebuilds—historical plaster details entombed above a false ceiling
Apply basic carpentry techniques to primed boards and molding to add a formal, elegant touch to any room
TOH general contractor Tom Silva shows how new designs and better flashing make for a watertight roof window
Follow our tips for tapping the hidden-in-plain-sight potential of that fifth wall
Planning to refinish your basement? This in-depth guide shares inspiring basement ideas from floor plans and wall finishings to decor.