I have never done this before, but would suggest that prior to laying the boards down to apply some wood hardener to the exposed ends of each sheet. Particle board can be porous. Moisture getting in on the ends could cause warping/bubbling.
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|5/9/11 3:11 PM|
If you scraped, you'd ahve to sand smooth the entire ceiling surface. If allowed, put up a 1/4" layer of gyp. That way you only have to deal with taping, spackling, smoothing the joints. Honestly, not worth all the trouble. If you don't like it that much, find another apartment.
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|4/23/11 1:12 PM|