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Old 12-10-2011, 06:56 PM   #1
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Wallpaper glue on unfinished drywall.


Help! My husband and I just bought a house and took down the wall paper in dining room to find that the previous owners did not prime and paint the drywall before laying the wallpaper. What is the best way to fix this so we can paint. The glue will NOT come off. We have considered putting new drywall over it or can we mud and sand over it then finish it ourselves?

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Old 12-10-2011, 07:07 PM   #2
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Wallpaper glue on unfinished drywall.


You can save the drywall--but the walls will need to be shim coated with drywall compound and sanded first---

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Old 12-10-2011, 09:18 PM   #3
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Wallpaper glue on unfinished drywall.


i had the same problem. coated with two coats of zinnser bullseye 123 and no problem. i scrubbed and sanded beforehand, though, and had some patching to do. hope this helps.
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