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Glue on Drywall?

After removing 6 layers of wallpapperI was saddened by finding that one wall had glue streaks running up and down, the other people had something glued on that wall. I tried to sand them off to NO avail. I tried to use a razor blade but this was removing the protecting paper on the drywall. Any suggestions other than replacing some of the drywall?
Dorene Junkin

Re: Glue on Drywall?

2 suggestions.
1] Skim-coat the wall, A lot of work and patience.

2]Cover the glue with mud and feather it out just like you would a taped joint.

After doing either 1 or 2 seal the new mud with PVA primer and 2 coats of KILZ before you paper again.

Re: Glue on Drywall?

Thank you! I assume I can do what you advised for painting also, as that is what I want to do? I will try feathering oveer the streaks...

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