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


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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.

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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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