Ceiling Specialists: Popcorn Ceiling Removal

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36 Bertrand Ave Toronto ON M1K 2S5
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Mary P.
Mary P.
13 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Fixed & painted stucco ceiling.

We had an equipment installation in our attic & the ceiling was damaged in the process. The company who installed the equipment sent someone to repair the ceiling which was a total mess & looked worse than the repair. At this point I contacted Mr. Stucco; they were quick to respond & gave me confidence that that could repair the ceiling to look like new. Mr. Stucco returned to fix & paint the ceiling which was done to perfection; we were so happy that they were able to fix our stucco ceiling to look like new ! Thank you for a great job !!!

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luv ya!!!!

thank u so much!!!!!

happy holidays to you and your lovely family!!!!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Entire house cleared of popcorn ceiling

I found and hired this company based on Homestars reviews... and they were completely in line with the fantastic reviews! The quote was good, they were fast and professional. They removed all the popcorn from three floors of our new house with a tight timeline (I.e. a week before we moved in) and replaced it with perfectly smooth ceilings. We were very happy and recently recommended them to our neighbours who hired them and similarly are very happy with their results. Thank you Louie and team !!

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always nice to see a 10 star review ... just made my day!!!
thank you sincerely

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Popcorn Ceiling Removal

We used Ceiling Specialists to remove the popcorn ceilings on our new home, and they did a great job. The ceilings look very good - a huge improvement over the old popcorn ceilings - and Carlos and his team did an excellent job covering a number of holes in the ceiling left by an electrician.

They did not charge us until the job was done, and also worked hard to ensure we were happy with the project, including coming back multiple days to ensure the light fixtures and air vents were put back to our satisfaction. We would gladly use them again if undertaking a similar project.

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thank you very much for this great review

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Popcorn ceiling removal

Had Ceiling Specialists remove our stucco ceiling. Louie came to quote job, he took the time to explain the process. The crew we had do our ceiling were true craftsmen (Andrew & Nick). They did a fantastic job, the pride they take in their work is obvious.
We also had Louie coordinate the installation of pot lights.
Ceiling Specialists were very professional and Louie communicated with us everyday.
Louie said we would be very happy with the job, he was right!
Highly Recommend!!

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luv ya!!!!! great reviews just make my day soooooo much better.

thank u

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Stucco removal and electrical

Hi
After lot of search about stucco removal company I find Luei ,
He’s very gentle man , on time arriving for Qoute, the week after he give me appointment,
He refer me Allen for Potlight , he show up on time , explain everything before start , he put Potlight in hole first floor , he was fast and professional , we was happy with him
The they after Luei with he’s crow come back to my
house , they start covering from entrance outside , they check the electrical and make sure we are happy , he’s crow starting to cover floor and wall , they start and finish the job after 3 days , he’s so respectful, when the job is done they clean up perfectly and walked with us to make sure everything is good ,
Luei I make so good experience with your company, I high recommend you to everyone on the world ,
Your the man big boss
Appreciate for for everything

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wow!!!! words cant Express how happy these great reviews make me feel... that's all I can say...

thank u

Shahrzad in Pickering
Shahrzad in Pickering
1 review Pickering, ON
10/10

Stucco removal and potlight installation

Luei came to my house for estimat
They start the work on time , before they starting he’s reconnect Allen ( unique potlight) to do potlight in my hole house potlight, he did great job for potlight installation and he’s make sure couple times we are happy with job , the day after him luei and he’s crow show up in my house and they covering great everywhere , he was very friendly and professional guy , on time , respect full with us , his guys did my smooth ceiling in hole house 3 days only , and at the end he’s make sure we are happy , he back to my house and walked with us in house and make sure we are happy , I’m so happy at end and we high recommend them to other and my family

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thank you so much... I was kinda having a bad day so this review is music to my ears right now...lol
all the best

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
5/10

Frustrating experience, good (not great) end result

We hired Ceiling Specialists for popcorn ceiling removal and installation of LED pot lights.

Louie came out to our place to give us an estimate. We had originally planned to separately hire an electrician for LED pot light installation. Instead, we opted for Louie's electrician (Allen of Unique Potlight), after Louie strongly recommended him and said that it would be easier to coordinate the project with him.

We confirmed with Louie that we wanted to move forward, and he arranged the start date for our job at the beginning of Sep. leading up to Labour Day weekend.

Allen the electrician was the first one to come work on our place. His crew was quick to install the pot lights and worked with us to figure out good placement for them, which we were happy with. He also installed a new chandelier. However, he did a poor job with the light switches: his original plan made little sense (one single kitchen pot light on one switch, the rest on a separate switch) and I needed to convince him to change things around. Rather than consolidating two of the switches together, he installed a new one a foot away, at a different height on the wall (see pic)!! For a switch that was no longer needed, he just left a "dummy switch" in the wall rather than covering it up with a wall plate, insisting that it "doesn't do anything". How hard would it have been to just install a plate there instead??

The LED pot lights themselves make good light and dim well. HOWEVER, they make a high-pitched ringing/buzzing noise when they're on! Although the noise is quiet, it is noticeable and stronger at certain places in the room. This is very disappointing, since we had a different contractor install different LED pot lights in our basement that are almost identical but make no noise whatsoever! I reported this issue to Allen after the job was done, and only after repeatedly reminding him, he finally came by to examine it firsthand. He tried replacing one of the lights, which didn't help, and he otherwise didn't apologize or do anything to make things right. It seems to be just a low-quality type of LED light. I had expected high quality light fixtures from a pot light expert!

Next up on the job was Carlos (Louie's partner), who worked over the next week or so to smooth the ceiling. Carlos was nice, but lacking professionalism. He hardly communicated with us at all, we felt left in the dark about what work was being done and what would be done next. He was unreliable with his arrival times, e.g. he said he would arrive 8:30am on Labour Day and did not show up until 11:30. There also seemed to be really poor communication between Carlos, Louie, and the rest of the crew, since Carlos was not aware that he was supposed to patch up the holes made by the electrician. Also, when Carlos was saying there were still a few days of work left, Louie was telling us that the job would be done tomorrow, and was asking for payment. This made it seem like Louie was pushing to get paid without finishing the job, and made a bad impression on us.

Carlos did a great job of removing the popcorn ceiling without making dust by moistening it first. However, that technique made a mess on the walls (water stains and white splotches), and we were concerned about our hardwood floor since he only covered it with a thin layer of kraft paper, despite Louie saying it would be "rubberized water proof paper". The tape he used on the walls removed chunks of paint too. Thankfully, Carlos was very good about fixing that -- he repainted the portions of the wall that had been messed up and even cleaned up some defects in the wall that were there prior to the job. Carlos came back the day after the job was done to do a few touchups.

Overall, the outcome of the job was good, but not great. We did notice a bunch more minor defects (dents and small holes in the ceiling) later on, so it was certainly not perfect. The pot light noise is a bit irritating. Louie never came back to our place since the initial estimate, so he never saw the end result in person. These guys seem to know their trade, but their customer service needs a lot of work.

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there were 4 wires in the single box. by code you are not allowed to move it. it's not safe...

you are bothered by us showing up 2 hrs late on LABOUR DAY, LABOUR DAY, LABOUR DAY!!!!

you are not bothered that we are actually working on LSBOUR DAY , LABOUR DAY, LABOUR DAY , for you, !!!

I'm not gonna waste my time like you to write essay explaining myself here...

the customer is always right ,.....

Diane in Toronto
Diane in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Ceiling Stucco Removal in Condo

I had a great experience with Louie and the Ceiling Specialists. I inquired about what I needed done and Louie called right away and came to provide an estimate. He was very pro active throughout the whole process, which I appreciate. His team were on time, very efficient, friendly and professional. The job was done when they said it would be and on budget. I am thrilled with the results. I would highly recommend their work.

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thank you so much diane... take care and all the best

terranburke in Brampton
terranburke in Brampton
2 reviews Brampton, ON
10/10

Exceptional Stucco Removal Company

When I decided to remove the stucco ceiling from my the house, I needed a ceiling specialist that is professional, customer oriented, cost effective and highly skilled. Louie and his Team embody these characteristics and so much more; they were the perfect fit! My expectations were very high and Louie exceeded my expectations, while providing service with a smile. He continuously went above and beyond to ensure that not only my home was fully protected, but also that the job was done right the first time. Louie is very passionate about ceiling beautification and it showed. He got the work done within the stipulated budget and the time period that was provided to him. His Service and finished product were indeed top notch! His ability to connect with the client and engage in meaningful conversation is exceptional. Louie happily accommodated my last minute changes to the project and did not complain. Louie and his team are indeed experts and they took extra care of my home. I would absolutely recommend Louie and Ceiling Specialist for all your stucco removal needs. I continue to receive high praises and compliments about how amazing my home looks. Special mention should be made of Carlo and Tommy for their professionalism, dedication and commitment to their job. Thank you Louie for EVERYTHING. I thoroughly enjoyed working on this project with you!

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wow.... now this is a review....lol
you have me speechless and grateful for being in a business where I can create value for someone while getting compensated, not only financially but with reviews like this!!!

God bless your family

Lindsay in Oakville
Lindsay in Oakville
2 reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Popcorn Ceiling Removal

Louie and the team were brilliant!

Nick and Karam were extraordinarily polite and professional. They protected our home with plastic coverings on the walls and over the doorways as well as paper on all floor surfaces and stairs. They held to their completion date and finished the job in 5 days even though they did every room in the home but 4.

Popcorn ceiling removal is a job that will leave your home in disarray BUT the effort and daily cleaning Nick provided, mitigated that affect significantly. We want to thank Nick specifically for his hard work and professional attitude.

They did a fantastic job, the ceilings look amazing, they cut in the wall paint and you would never know there used to be popcorn at all! The ceilings appear higher and cleaner.

We would wholeheartedly recommend Ceiling Specialists to ANYONE looking to have popcorn removal done.

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you are a gentleman lindsay... I sincerely thank you

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More about Ceiling Specialists: Popcorn Ceiling Removal

THE CEILING SPECIALISTS is a well established company that takes great pride in quality workmanship. We continue to improve in our methods of perfecting ceilings ,because every customers needs are different. We have perfected a dustless method to smooth out popcorn ceilings. This is extremely important for customers who have dust allergies. We have other various methods for popcorn stucco removal which can be tailor suited to the customers needs and wants. It can be a messy job that is why it is extremely important to keep up with the industry's standards and requirements.. We specialize in popcorn (acoustic) stucco removal. While removing the ceiling stucco is one aspect of the job, skim coating the ceiling with joint compound is the skilled trade needed to ensure smooth, flawless ceilings. At CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL we have highly qualified tradesmen who specialize in this department. We take the time to do it right the first time. POPCORN CEILING REMOVAL is a very visible upgrade, therefore a profitable one. It also serves as a breeding ground for spiders and dust mites. Removing your textured ceilings is a great investment. CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL also specializes in all ceiling related matters which include crown moldings, potlight installation, water damage ceilings, mold remediation etc. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service in all ceiling related matters. Furthermore we offer various packages to accommodate all customers financial budgets. If you need those popcorn ceilings gone, we have a package to meet your budget. All customers are given a detailed explanation of the job description, and are walked through the final phase to ensure 100% customer satisfaction. We require no deposits, and offer a 2 year warranty on all our work. We are just that confident in the quality of our workmanship!

CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL SPECIALISTS --- policies and standards

WE do not subcontract to other companies

We guarantee our jobs 100%.

NO deposits, 2 Year Warranty

Professionalism, On time and Experience is a prerequisite for all employees

Our motto is " If you are not 100% happy, you simply don't pay"

At THE CEILING SPECIALISTS we emphasize quality. We have many customers in our database that are willing to show off their ceilings to potential customers who are contemplating in getting their popcorn ceilings removed. These past customers do it willingly and with pleasure. The reason for this, is because at CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL we go the extra mile to make sure every customer is excited about their new ceilings. Happy is not good enough for us!

Let THE CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL SPECIALISTS transform your out dated popcorn ceilings into smooth, modern masterpieces.

Many benefits to the removal of Popcorn/Acoustic Ceilings:
•Painting is More Manageable
•Cleaner, Professional Look
•Damage Control
•Stain Control
•No Cracking Ceilings
•Increase Re-sale Value
•No Dust and Spider Webs
•Asbestos Removal
•And much more

Reasonable prices. Are we the cheapest? Probably not. But we are priced fairly. Anyone can offer really cheap prices, but then you get really cheap results that won't stand up over time. The fact of the matter is, we have had to fix some real messes for customers that were caused by others promoting themselves as drywall and texture experts. So buyer beware: those bottom-feeder prices often turn out to be very expensive and time-consuming in the end. You get what you pay for.

OUR PROMISE TO YOU:

Always professional, high quality work,on time and accompanied by great pricing!

Please call us at 647-741-5550. It will be our pleasure to come to your house and provide you with a written, detailed estimate at no cost.

DOING IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME!!!

CATEGORIES
Stucco
PRODUCTS
Accompanied with our popcorn ceiling stucco removal we use various products that are associated with BENJAMIN MOORE. Whether those products are paints and or primer sealers, we use the highest quality products to facilitate our stucco removal. Our protection material can range from foam rubberized padding to water resistant sheathing. Plastic can range from 3mm to 8mm depending on the need of protection. We use CGC for our joint plaster compound while adding certain eco-friendly solvents to the mix. This can only ensure a level 5 finish if applied by a highly qualified tradesman which CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL does provide. Our TITAN spray machines allow for an even distribution of eco- friendly solvents to the ceiling,eliminating overspray to areas not being treated. Reaching ceilings of25ft high is no match for CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL, as we supply all forms of scaffolding, to tackle the most difficult of jobs. All our tradesman tools are from the top reputable sources allowing for a finer job. The STUCCO REMOVERS have all the tools to get a 10star rating on any job
SERVICES
CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL POPCORN (ACOUSTIC) STUCCO REMOVAL ALL TEXTURED CEILINGS MADE SMOOTH CROWN MOULDINGS WITH INSTALLATION POTLIGHTS (RECESSED LIGHTING) INSTALLATION PAINTING WATER DAMAGED CEILING REPAIRS DRYWALL TAPING COFFERED CEILINGS
BRANDS
CEILING STUCCO REMOVAL only carries and works with the highest quality of brands in the field. These include BENJAMIN MOORE, SHERWIN WILLIAMS, CGC, MARSHALLTOWN, RICHARDS, SHEETROCK etc.
STYLES
Traditional plastering methods European water trowel technique with water sanding Dustless Sanding Level 5 Finishing Popcorn stucco removal
SPECIALITIES
Transforming textured popcorn ceilings, into smooth, flawless masterpieces. Popcorn ceiling removal is our specialty. We take on the project from beginning to end. This includes protection of the premises, ceiling stucco removal, sanding and skim coating the ceilings as many times needed to ensure a level 5 finish( the smoothest level of plastering you can achieve). Priming the ceilings with a reputable sealer and painting them with Benjamin Moore Paint. Cleaning up to customers 100% satisfaction.
WEBSITE
http://www.ceilingspecialists.ca/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2002
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
11
RETURN POLICY
If you are not 100% satisfied you dont pay a penny
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash and Visa/Mastercard
LICENSES
wsib, insured
MEMBERSHIPS
BBB accredited Business
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
Dependent upon customers needs
PROJECT RATE
Dependent upon customers needs
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
24 month
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