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How To Remove Wallpaper

Watch more Painting & Wallpaper videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Follow these steps to successfully remove wallpaper. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Penetrate the paper Score the wallpaper with a wallpaper-scoring tool to make it easier for the warm water and vinegar to penetrate the glue. Only press hard enough to tear the paper to avoid damaging the wall behind it. Step 2: Spray the wall Spray the wall with a solution of one cup vinegar per gallon of water. Wait 30 minutes. Tip Use wallpaper remover if the water and vinegar solution is not strong enough. Step 3: Peel off the wallpaper Peel the wallpaper slowly away from the wall, starting at a corner or seam. Step 4: Spray stubborn areas Spray stubborn areas again with the water and vinegar solution. Step 5: Scrape the paper Scrape away wallpaper that is stuck with the putty knife. Tip Rent an electric steamer to further saturate the glue if the solution doesn't work. Step 6: Wash Wash the wall with a sponge and all-purpose cleaner to remove any residue. Now you're ready to paint, or apply another layer of wallpaper. Did You Know? Did you know? In 1753, Englishman Edward Deighton patented a method of manufacturing wallpaper that used etched or engraved metal plates.
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