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Old 01-10-2013, 04:48 PM   #16
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Hey let's paint over wallpaper glue


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The original post was from 09- I think they have moved on...

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Old 01-10-2013, 04:49 PM   #17
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Hey let's paint over wallpaper glue


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You'll have to remove as many high spots as possible by sanding followed by a skim coat using lightweight drywall compound. Sand until smooth, prime and paint. When I remove wallpaper I wash off as much paste as I can. It's nearly impossible to remove every bit of the adhesive so before I paint I apply an OIL BASED primer. Oil based primers won't activate the paste like water based latex primers and paints.

Gardz works as well if not better

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