What to do with my old kitchen drop ceiling lighting?

Cocoa Beach condo kitchen ceiling light- Before

Cocoa Beach condo kitchen ceiling light- Before

It’s a common dilemma among home and condo owners that I’m sure most of you have seen before.

That Ugly, outdated grid lighting system in the kitchen of a Home!

Whether you’re thinking about doing a new kitchen remodel or your just looking to modernize and open up your kitchens feel and get rid of that outdated kitchen drop ceiling and kitchen lights.
This process that I developed many years ago will turn any of these eyesore ceilings into a show piece that you will love and your neighbors will envy. I’ve installed close to one hundred of these types of trey ceilings here in the Brevard County area over the years.

Here some photo’s of the process:

Kitchen drop ceiling light Before:

1980's style kitchen Light- Before

1980’s grid style kitchen Light- Before

Kitchen drop ceiling removed:

Cocoa Beach condo kitchen grid ceiling removed

Makes the kitchen feel bigger already.

Fluorescent kitchen lights removed:

Kitchen ceiling light removed

Concrete ceiling exposed.

After the Kitchen drop ceiling and lighting is removed. It’s time for a little drywall repair and mud work:

Doing some drywall and mud work

Doing some drywall repair and mud work.

After the drywall was repaired, It was time to apply a new and more modern texture called Skip Trowel:

Skip Trowel texture applied

Skip Trowel texture applied.

After the Skip Trowel was applied we added crown molding around the perimeter of the new kitchen trey ceiling:

Crown Molding installed.

Crown Molding installed.

Ceiling primed and painted with two coats of Sherwin Williams Super Paint semi-gloss extra white:

New trey ceiling primed and painted

New trey ceiling primed and painted.

Florescent or LED lights can be installed behind the crown molding for an elegant look:

Custom trey ceiling

Custom trey ceiling with LED lighting- After



By: Peck Drywall and Painting

Feel free to call or Email us for more information about our custom trey ceiling and kitchen remodeling services!

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Serving all of Brevard County

Licensed kitchen remodeling contractor

Kitchen Remodel Specialists

State License # RX11066969

State Qualified # QB61508

County certification # PT393

Please give us a call for a prompt and accurate trey ceiling or kitchen remodel quote!

Melbourne/Beachside: 321-777-9337

Merritt Island/Cocoa Beach: 321-453-6233