Wallpaper removal

What's the best way to remove wallpaper border and all the glue residue?

  • Shari
    Shari Tampa, FL
    Cami Baker When you are ready to get started, grab the paper where it is starting to peel and pull. Usually there is a top (decorative) layer and a paper backing. If it is already
  • Seidman Paperhanging
    Seidman Paperhanging Collingswood, NJ
    For wallpaper removal over plaster. The walls should be glue sized, not primed. That means that adhesive has impregnated the plaster which will attack new paint and make it alligator. If you want to paint after removing wallpaper you should prime with
  • Colleen
    Colleen Fargo, ND
    Seidman is right. I found out the hard way when removing wallpaper. The paper removal was the easy part. Removal of adhesive was the hardest. When cleaning the walls of adhesive, do not pour your dirty water bucket down the sink. The adhesive will clog
  • The Garden Frog Boutique with C. Renee
    Is the wallpaper vinyl or paper? If you use a spray bottle of warm water and keep spraying warm water and letting it soak where it where it is separating from the wall or at the seams and keep getting it wet. White vinegar is one of the best things to
  • Evie
    Evie Kalona, IA
    Thanks everyone for your help, especially Seidman Paperhanging for your explanation!