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  1. Painting
    Like many of you, I stripped wallpaper off a bathroom wall that had not been primed so it pulled drywall paper off with it on two of the four walls. They apparently just painted two walls and those only needed minor jc patching. I cleaned wallpaper paste off, applied two coats of Gardz to entire...
  2. Drywall & Plaster
    I successfully removed the wallpaper in my dining room that had been there since 1986. Apparently, I did a pretty good job given my first time trying to DIY home stuff. That said, it wasn't perfect. I watched some of the YouTube videos and my damage wasn't as BIG as the ones shown. For example...
  3. Drywall & Plaster
    Ok first timer here doing DIY, I'm sorry I don't know much. I am trying to paint my kitchen but I am having to get through two layers of wallpaper at the moment. When I peel back the wallpaper, it looks like the walls are wood and some areas have like a white coating on them (this is after I...
  4. Painting
    I've been working hard getting the wallpaper cleaned off my walls with Diff and scraping. Now, I'm wondering if primer will save me or do I need to continue to scrape? Anyone run into this type of issue?
  5. Painting
    My husband and I are trying to figure out what to do with our den walls. When we moved in it was partially paneled and partially wallpapered (i.e. 2 1/2 paneled walls, 1 1/2 wallpapered walls), an interesting design choice to say the least. Our first thought was to remove the wallpaper and...
  6. Painting
    I have removed wall paper and plan to paint the walls. There is glue left on the walls. Should I remove the glue by sanding or can I just put a primer coat of paint over the glue? I am worried about how the glue will react with the paint.
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