What is stomp-ceiling texture?
The stomp texture is popular among the ceiling designs in various areas. The texture is obtained using the stomp brush soaked in drywall mud. If you need to give your basic ceiling a unique style, then the stomp ceiling is the best option.
An all-purpose joint compound containing high glue properties is used in the drywall surface. The consistency of the drywall mud can be managed to thick paste to a thing mixture using the water if required.
The paint roller or heavy-duty airless paint sprayer:
The drywall mud is applied on the surface using the heavy-duty airless paint sprayer or paint roller to give a robust look. Many professionals use a heavy-duty sprayer to apply the mud, as it is easier to control the amount of the mud on the repaired drywall or ceiling.
Stomping the texture:
The stomp texture is given on the repaired drywall or ceiling by using the special brush. The brush has stiff bristles designed in the oval pattern attached across a wooden base. The brush also comes in a single-headed and double-headed pattern that speeds up the working of the application.
Repairing the damaged drywall and applying the stomp texture:
Professionals are the best option to choose for the stomp texture procedure as they know the best and better ways to get it done adequately. On the first step, professionals check for the damaged ceiling or the drywall to get it repaired.
Here, the main purpose is not to change the entire drywall before applying the stomp texture; it only cuts out the drywall’s damaged sheet. The new drywall sheet is placed on the damaged part, and with the help of screws, it gets fixed in the existing sheet.
Later a mixture of different compounds with water and stir is used to loosen the formation of bubbles from it. Once the mixture is ready, then the professionals apply it to the repaired area with the help of a putty knife to smoothen the surface.
“Note: Drywall can take several coats, so the best way is that the coat should be applied in a thin texture.”
When the last coat of the drywall dries completely, the sandpaper is used to smoothen any bumps in the texture for giving it a polished look before applying paint to the wall.
Giving a stomp texture to the repaired drywall or ceiling:
Paint the surface with the primer so that the drywall does not absorb the water from the drywall compound, as it may lead to cracking. Mix the joint compound or drywall mud in the bucket and add water as per the requirement.
Before beginning the stomp ceiling texture, soak the brush in warm water for half an hour, or keep it in the normal water overnight. This will soften the bristles of the brush and makes it easy to give a perfect stomp finish.
The paint roller is used to apply a thick coat of the compound on the surface, ensuring that it is not thick enough.
Once the surface is coated with the perfect paint, and the texture is applied, professionals leave the surface overnight to dry it completely. After the surface is dried, use a coat of primer and let the primer dry.
“Tip: Sometimes, it is hard to match the paint with the existing texture, so it is advised to get a coat of paint on the entire house’s walls.”