whats the easiest way to remove wallpaper

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  • Designs by BSB Designs by BSB on Jan 08, 2012
    There are some very effective solutions to spray on, have you looked at Home depot or Menards?
  • Angela M Angela M on Jan 08, 2012
    With a lot of patience , words I should not say and then choose your own personal vice...mine is ice cream! Overthe years I have used everything from DIF Wallpaper Remover to steamers etc I'll look on here there are some great ideas and suggestions
  • We've posted on this several times....if the walls were primed before the paper went up, try spraying with windex and use a plastic putty knife to gently peel it away. You can also use a paper tiger...don't press it into the drywall....just light perforations....and then use a steamer to remove it. Wagner makes a nice steamer unit and you can get it at Home Depot or Lowes
  • Judith A Judith A on Jan 08, 2012
    water and fabric softner
  • Rule4 Building Group Rule4 Building Group on Jan 09, 2012
    Wet sponge, dish washing liquid and patience!
  • Miriam Illions Miriam Illions on Jan 09, 2012
    Very popular question! Here is a link to a similar conversation on Hometalk with some more great options. http://www.hometalk.com/activity/56596
  • LandlightS LandlightS on Jan 10, 2012
    Been there, done it and it is a big PIA. Get some paper remover at a big box along with a "paper tiger", have patients and just hope the wall was properly primed. Have fun....Happy New Year
  • Paulette Canonico Paulette Canonico on Feb 10, 2016
    I have done that job several times and have just finished it once again, this time I used plain old vinegar in a spray bottle. after peeling off first layer sprayed down next layer with vinegar let it set a few min and it was the easiest scrape of I have ever done