Simple Solution

popcorn ceiling

This tip was submitted by listener Darryl Climer. He said that his son-in-law was over for dinner one night and squeezed the ketchup bottle a bit too hard and it sprayed ketchup onto the kitchen ceiling.

After looking at the stain for three years, Darryl finally decided to do something about it and here was his Simple Solution: He took a bottle of White-Out correction fluid and painted over the ketchup spatters.

And now, according to Darryl, the stains are completely gone.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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