Drywall installation is one of the most important parts of any construction project. If drywalls are improperly installed, then there could be leaks in a building that cause all sorts of problems. That’s why not only drywall installation but drywall finishes are so important. In this blog post, we will go over the different drywall finishes available to you and how they can help your home look amazing!

Popcorn Ceilings

This classic drywall finish is perfect for hiding ceiling repairs. The rounded knob-like texture also reduces noise dampening, making it ideal in open concept homes or basement renovations where sound travels quickly and easily across low ceilings.

This classic drywall finish is perfect for covering up ceiling repairs due to its characteristic round knobs that slightly protrude from the surface of the wall . This particular style offers slight benefits such as reduced noise dampening which makes this option a good one if you’re renovating your home’s interior design with an eye towards creating an open plan living space like those found below ground level on many older properties located along rivers, lakes and other waterways prone to flooding during heavy rains or snowmelt runoff seasons.


To create the drywall texture, a worker must use a toothed trowel while smoothing out imperfections in the ceiling. Performing this task on walls is not ideal because of its ability to conceal mistakes or gaps between seams with its grooves and crevices. Because it protects against sound vibrations as well, buildings concerned with acoustics are more likely using this type than other types of finishings like smooth wallpaper.


After installing drywall, you can add texture spray to it that will cover imperfections such as nail holes and dents made by dropped tools. The end result is a unique surface that also protects the painted walls of your room from scratches.


This drywall finish features a subtle wrinkled and cracked surface that looks like an orange peel. The name is derived from the fact that it’s often used for kitchen accent walls or backsplashes, as you can find applicators in most home-improvement stores.


The spray sand ceiling finish mix consists of a very thin mud, water and sand base with primer.It can be paired with a hopper gun to spray the mixture onto your ceilings. This produces an option that does not separate or crack like drywall trowel texture often used as accents in homes for décor purposes on surfaces such as countertops and backsplashes instead.

Drywall may not be the most visible part of a building, but it is one of the most important. Not only does drywall installation require special care and attention to detail in order for it to last as long as possible, drywall finishes are also an integral component that contributes greatly to how your home looks. In this article we covered five different drywall textures you might want on your walls or ceilings depending on what kind of look you’re going for.

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