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Can I tape between a popcorn ceiling and a smooth drywall wall?

I am repainting a room and my ceiling is popcorn and my walls are smooth.My question is can I put beading between my ceiling and the wall or will the beading not stick to the ceiling when I mud?

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By beading, are you referring to drywall tape? If this is cracked and you want to repair the tape, I suggest you use a nice cove mold to cover up the lose tape. Otherwise you'll need to remove the old tape, smooth out the popcorn ceiling area, re-tape the corning then feather it in, then texture the ceiling again. The trip is much easier to do. It's cleaner, quicker and really would look nice.

Will it stick? yes but unless you want to keep the same look, I opt for the cove mold.

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