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Removing Old Wallpaper

Q: "How do I remove resistant old wallpaper?"

Q:

How do I remove resistant old wallpaper?

— Becky, Adel, Iowa

A:

Tom Silva says: I actually have a short answer for you. Liquid fabric softener works great for this. Dilute the fabric softener by mixing it half and half with water, then use a spray bottle to apply the mixture to the wall. After letting it set, you should be able to peel the paper off quite easily.

 
 

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