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Wallpaper removal? Answered

Hello everyone I need help in how to remove wallpaper and border the fastest and easiest way.  Thanks for the help.

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aeray (author)2010-02-20

I think that the perforating rollers are called "Paper Tigers".
Does it really need to come off? Can you paper over it? Paint over it? Some houses that I have worked on have had 20 or 30 layers of paint and wallpaper intermixed.

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seandogue (author)2010-02-19

rent a steamer and pre-perforate the paper using a roller made for the purpose. Hardware store or home improvement center should be able to point you to the tool required for perforating the paper.

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orksecurity (author)seandogue2010-02-19

Also, if the paper was put up with a traditional starch-based adhesive, I believe there are enzyme solutions which will "eat" that glue and help to release the paper. Again, perforate first.

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