Bathroom remodel disaster
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Shoddy Shortcut

"We tried to do a cheap and quick update to our bathroom by taking down the ugly wallpaper and re-painting the trim. Unfortunately, we didn't clean the surfaces well enough and should have replaced all of the drywall first. You can probably guess what happened within a year: Every wall is now peeling and paint came off parts of the trim. It's an ugly mess. Lesson learned! No more shortcuts!"

Staci C.
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