removal from unprimed drywall

We ended up just ripping out the walls and installing new drywall, one room at a time. September 3, at 9: North Texas 23, posts, read 31,, times Reputation: It was a great Christmas gift last year. Have you had to tackle removing old wallpaper? September 2, at 6:

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I pull off the top layer first, if it is a vinyl, then soak the bottom layer and ease it off with a broad scraper. It was too much. I would definetely go out and removl the steamer, I did a lot of research before I got mine and ended up with the Wagner or ?

Rubberized waterproofing or dimpled wrap on block foundation. Of course, this depends on how much glue you have. Have you had to tackle removing old wallpaper? It fgom out so much more water, and really does help!

Using a paper tiger perferator also does not seem to help. We had to do a whole house like that a few years ago. I frkm what your going through.


How to Remove Wallpaper from Unprimed Drywall

It took me days. If unprimee paper is too well adhered to the sheetrock you may want to take wepaper’s advise and paint over it, to help keep the primer from loosening the paste, use an oil based primer such as kilz to seal the paper prior to painting. Home About Policies Contact. They can leave little marks all over your wall. All information is provided “AS IS.

First pull off the top layer of wallpaper, and then soak the underlayer. The top layer pulled away easily, drywaall it left the soft paper underlayer, and under that was unprimed drywall, which is exactly what I did not want to see.

I plan on repapering and painting. It sounds like it did not just “fall off the wall”, like I’ve had paper do before using DIF.

Stripping Wallpaper off unprimed Drywall

They replaced the old sheetrock with cement board which is much better behind showers. It is a no lose method. I did only use a spray bottle but even with such a small spray it was not so bad. I have wallpaper to remove too…but my walls are primed. Three rooms and a large staircase.


Yes, You Can! How to Remove Wallpaper from Unprimed Drywall

Yep, more water and more patience results in less frustration, for sure. My parents used to use hot water and a large paint brush, brush it on and allow drywalll soak. If I left the steamer on too long, it could cause the drywall paper to bubble. I’m down here for 7 weeks I am loving following all your lessons and learning… Keep them coming you are doing a great job!!!

Stripping Wallpaper off unprimed Drywall – Community Forums

It also steamed out smelly pet urine stains on hardwood floors in a house that we did bought to flip. Glad yours came off easily. The problem is that the “blankity-blank” who installed it years ago did not do it properly This job has been the most difficult.

September 2, at 7: I love seeing the work you are doing though. Lo and behold, the wallpaper peeled off in whole sheets!