I have a home improvement customer that has a popcorn ceiling that has to come out so the electrician can get into some wiring. What kinds of issues am I up against on this? The electrical is *probably* off at the box...we're pretty sure...although I'm going to use care when opening up the area. I'll use a hammer to open up most of it.
Basically, what I'm asking is are there any more dust issues with this kind of ceiling? Should I be using a better mask? All I have is the paper kind, but I could get a respirator type if it's necessary. Are there any tricks to this or is it a typical tear-out kind of project? The customer has agreed to redo the ceiling without the popcorn (thank you kindly customer!!), so I'll be removing all of this ceiling.