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Wallpaper Removal

Posted by Debra Hughes on July 11th, 1998 10:12 PM
In reply to Removing old wallpaper by Joyce Martin on July 10th, 1998 10:13 PM [Go to top of thread]

This happened to my husband and I too. We had to buy the drywall dope and fill in the holes, chunks, etc. Then sand it. You may have to do a few layers of dope then sand, dope then sand, (there is no way around it being a horrific job) but be sure and don't glob it on b/c then you have to just sand all the excess off and that is hard work. Once you have patched all the chunks, holes and sanded it smooth take a dry rag and wipe it down to remove lingering drywall powder and you are ready to paint.

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