Wallpaper


What's the system for taking off old wallpaper, only one layer and can peel off vinyl layer. Don't want to use steam which will require stripping room. Didn't I read somewhere that you can slap a watery paste on the surface so that the water dosn't run off?
Colin
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???? Is that not the intention?
If you mean stripping the room of furniture etc. Then it is easier to decorate this way, but if you don't want to empty the room I do not see why using a steam stripper will be an issue.

Never heard of that one! Yo canu use a 'wrung out' sponge but it will be much quicker with a steamer. If all you will be left with is the backing paper and you start steaming at the top, then you don't really even need to use a scraper. Steam and pull away the top area and then just move the steamer plate down and across a 'plate at a time' and the paper will peel itself off due to the weight of itself. Hope that makes sense.
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No idea re. the 1st part of your question yet..
yes , if you mix a 'size' type paste, then the water will hold to the paper longer and therefor make stripping easier. I use this to strip the dreaded woodchip.
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