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10.02.11

I'm removing the wallpaper from my kitchen walls and I'm going to put a backsplash in above the counter and paint the

remainder. What should I do to prepare the walls in advance, in both cases?

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  • Dan's of Central Florida, Inc.
    Hi Debbie,

    There are a variety of paper strippers on the market you can try. Or a wallpaper steamer might work. Otherwise, thoroughly

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  • Yamini LEED AP at Urbanmotifs
    Wow that is good detailed information from Dan, however I would like to add a few tips about back splash. Apply mastic or thin set in small areas while laying tile, because it dries up very fast and tile will have a problem adhering to the wall. If a
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  • Debbie R
    Debbie R Altamonte Springs, FL
    Dear Yamini - that's a big help. Thanks.
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  • James A
    James A Roswell, GA
    Good advice from Dan and Yamani. Seems like a lot of prep work, but you will be glad you did when you see the excellent results.
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  • Debbie R
    Debbie R Altamonte Springs, FL
    Thanks everyone. I think I'll be okay now.

    Debbie R

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  • Dan's of Central Florida, Inc.
    No problem at all there Debbie. Please let us know how things turn out and if there is anything else we can aid you in. :)
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