Painting & Decorating Question

Best way to quickly remove stubborn old backing paper of vinyl wallpaper

3 Answers

Put washing up liquid into a bucket of warm water .brush on to wall leave for about 30 seconds and then scrap off with scraper.repeat over all paper

Answered 25th Jul 2011

whapshott generalhousemaintenance

Member since 3 Jan 2010

score the paper all over with a blade of some kind, then soak with water a few times, then steam off and that should do it a treat

Answered 25th Jul 2011

lee jenner

Member since 25 Jul 2011

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A lot of trades will tell you a steamer is good! I personaly find them slow... I use a pump garden sprayer with warm water, soak your walls (mind your switches) and leave for 30 min. Use bladed scraper to remove the paper..

Answered 26th Jul 2011

T C PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Member since 26 Oct 2008

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