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Posted by Henry in MI on November 27th, 1999 07:21 AM
In reply to fixer-upper repair questions by teccjmom on November 26th, 1999 07:15 PM [Go to top of thread]

Hi, teccjmom. I'll try to answer a couple of them for you. On the wallpaper stripper solution, 1 cup of water to 1 gallon of vinegar is about right. For the borders, the prepasted works fine--at least it has for us. When you put it up, just put it on with a large plastic sweep and/or wallpaper brush. A lot of people use rollers, including seam rollers, and I have found that they don't do much other than push all the glue out from under the paper.

The furnace question is out of my area, but I think that you will always have problems with acoustic tile in a bathroom. Some others might answer your specific question but I sure think that I would go with some kind of hard surface for the ceiling--plaster or drywall. Even a suspended acoustic tile ceiling would be better as you could just replace the tiles every couple of years. The humidity in the bathroom will always give you problems.

Good luck
Henry in MI

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