Drywall Textures

What is the most popular drywall texture?
Orange Peel

This “orange peel” finish is perhaps the most common wall texture. It can be applied with a thick nap roller, or more commonly sprayed on using a mud hopper and air compressor.

Drywall Combing

Unique Look

Create a unique look: Texture can create a unique finish for a wall or hallway to make a room look more interesting. Act as camouflage: The most common reason textured drywall is installed is because it can hide imperfections in the drywall finish so it doesn't have to be repaired, repainted, or refinished as often.


What is comb texture?
A texture in which individual crystals have their long axis perpendicular to the walls of a vein.


When selecting a drywall finish, consider a room's design, shape, decor, and the look the room should have. Some finishes are thick with noticeable lines and crevices. Other finishes are much less noticeable. Or you could opt to have no finish at all and use a simple, smooth finish.

Center Stage

Now, texture, print, and color are all taking center stage in the trends for 2022. You don't have to embrace them all, but take a look at the new ideas and consider incorporating them into your new home for a fresh start to 2022.

Zig Zag Combing

Zig Zag

A zigzag is a popular design at the moment as not only is it a bold and geometric pattern, but the form of a zigzag can also be seen as synonymous with tribal design.