Extra wallpaper glue on wall

What is best way to get extra wallpaper glue off wall-or can I just use paint with primer?
  10 answers
  • Cheryl Cheryl on Mar 29, 2015
    Don't paint over the glue! Wash it off with Sugar Soap.Easy and it works.
  • 117135 117135 on Mar 29, 2015
    Vinegar and water mixture or use a steamer. Yes, don't paint over the glue, this will give you problems with the primer and paint to sticking to those areas.
  • Deborah Stopyak Deborah Stopyak on Mar 29, 2015
    Just mix any fabric softener with warm water and with a sponge apply to wall.... wait a few minutes and it will wash right off,,, and as a Bonus your room will smell Great :)
  • Siva Siva on Mar 30, 2015
    do not use paint directly. You gently scrap over the glue. otherwise it gives a very bad view. Once it is made with good alignment with the wall surface use a broad painter brush and then apply the colour. There will be no marks at all. You need some patience for this work . But one has to..because wall paper itself is a costly affair. If after spendig money if we do not good result it will hurt us.
  • Tammy Crowe Tammy Crowe on Mar 30, 2015
    I dont know the name of the stuff, but they sell a product , u can pick it up at Walmart, it is specifically for the removal of wallpaper. I have used it before , works really well. Just be sure to apply a liberal amount with a sponge and the wallpaper will come off with ease.
  • Siva Siva on Mar 31, 2015
    because that is not available she sought another way of removing.
  • Buldoger Buldoger on Mar 31, 2015
    Greetings, I have removed many rooms of wallpaper (and paint). score first/apply mixture of vinegar and water and used a steamer...while all worked prior...the last house the bedroom had a type of vinyl wallpaper. The first layer came off easily enough but the paper and glue was horrid underneath...just globbed on the wall. NONE of the above worked...I went and bought the products suggested for removing wallpaper and spent big $$ which none worked. Finally, I came up with an idea to use straight LESTOIL on it. Trick is, it works, but you have to wait only 5-10 minutes and then SCRAPE quickly as when the LESTOIL is on too long it becomes solidified. And you have to reapply.
  • Buldoger Buldoger on Mar 31, 2015
    I won't lie, it's a mess and I suggest using rags dipped in vinegar and water to clean the wall afterwards but throw them away and start with new rags/towels when they get gooey. I consider myself kind of a pro, not really, but have stripped two large homes where every room had wallpaper and a few had two layers of wallpaper.
  • Deborah Stopyak Deborah Stopyak on Mar 31, 2015
    tffoley,,, yes half and half works good :)
  • Julie Dever Julie Dever on Apr 01, 2015
    If the wall surface had been properly primed with Shieldz or Kilz of Kilz II, or even shellac, it would be so easy to just scrub it off with warm water and dish detergent....unfortunately, often not the case.