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To remove a water stain from the ceiling, clean the stain with a solution of three parts water and one part bleach. Apply a stain-blocking primer, and repaint. You need a paint roller, primer, water, bleach, ceiling paint, a rag, and paper towels to complete this task.


The aging of a structure often results in small, spiderweb cracks in the ceiling. Seasonal expansion and shrinking can also cause cracks. However, large, parallel cracks in a ceiling often indicate a serious problem.


To cover a water stain on a popcorn ceiling, cover the stain with a stain blocking primer. It may be necessary to put on more than one coat. If the ceiling was painted before, you will need to repaint over the primer.


To repair a leaky ceiling, repair the leak behind it, then patch or replace the ceiling. If the leak is small, the damaged portion can easily be removed and patched. Otherwise, more extensive repairs may be required.


Causes of stained teeth include certain foods and drinks, tobacco use, poor dental hygiene, certain medications, and advancing age, according to WebMD. Certain dental materials can also cause tooth discoloration.


Cracks in plaster ceilings occur primarily due to aging, structural issues, poor workmanship or improper curing. Each of these issues has a specific look to it, allowing the owners of the structure the opportunity to identify what may be causing the cracks.


Products that are good for cleaning ceilings include vacuum cleaners, brooms and all-purpose cleaners, according to BHG.com. To remove tough stains, brush on a sealer that is resistant to stains and repaint the ceiling.