Stripping Wallpaper – Easy Peasy !

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Hello everyone!

The wallpaper to be removed (the dark stripe) is a solid vinyl, prepasted material that was hung over newly smoothed walls. This kind of wallpaper usually strips off easily, and double so if the smoothing compound was not sealed or primed. Today went quickly.

On the right you see the original vinyl wallpaper. In the middle is the paper backing that is left on the wall after the vinyl layer has been pulled off.

And on the left you see where I have used a sponge to soak this backing with warm water. It doesn’t take long for the paste to reactivate and to release from the wall.

The last photo is of the wall clean of old paper, newly primed, and ready for the new wallpaper.

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