02:50PM | 11/19/99
Member Since: 11/18/99
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I had recently hung wallpaper and a border in a room. It has been several weeks and the wallpaper seems to have a "new" smell to it still. Does anyone know how to remove a smell out of wallpaper without removing it or destroying the pattern?


02:31AM | 11/22/99
Member Since: 10/19/98
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Sorry. I've hung quite a bit of paper. None it has ever "smelled". Are you sure its the paper? Does a leftover scrap have the same smell?


02:38AM | 11/22/99
Member Since: 11/18/99
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We believe the smell is from the wallpaper's glue. We took a piece that was left over and activated the pre-paste glue and it had the same smell.


01:20AM | 06/07/13
We have just had the hall of our house paper and the smell is not good. Think it might be the glue, it is a Casadeco paper, Di not cheap! And we had it done by a professional decorator, any advice gladly received.


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