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Old 06-23-2010, 09:16 AM   #16
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Joint compound? Spackle? Or something else?

Originally Posted by Amycat View Post
Also, what do you recommend for washing the exposed drywall? It's a bit slimy when wet -- there is still some old glue that I need to get off before priming.

You need to remove the old residual wallpaper glue (ie slime) before painting. Use vinegar mixed with the hottest water you can stand and use a scotch brite pad to scrub. When the slime is gone rinse the wall.

Use an oil based primer.

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