How to Paint Ceiling Tiles With Water Damage

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Painting ceiling tiles with water damage is similar to painting nearly any other household surface. The paint may cause an acoustical ceiling to lose a small amount of its sound dampening properties, but otherwise the end result will be much more attractive than water stained ceilings. Painting a water-damaged ceiling is also significantly cheaper than replacing a ceiling stained by water.

Things You'll Need

  • Paint roller with a long nap (to reach into the holes in the ceiling tiles) Stain blocking latex primer (such as Kilz) Latex paint Paint brush Drop cloths Paint roller pan
  • Check to be sure that whatever caused the water damage has been repaired and allow the ceiling to dry completely.

  • Lay out your drop cloth on the floor under where you will be painting.

  • Pour some primer into the roller pan and use the paint roller to apply a coat of primer to the ceiling. Allow to dry overnight.

  • Use the paint roller to apply the latex paint to the ceiling, allow the first coat to dry overnight, then apply a second coat.

  • Use the paintbrush to go around any edges or spots that you cannot reach with the roller.

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