06:18PM | 06/17/04
Member Since: 06/16/04
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70's home that was wallpapered directly over drywall. Removing it is a very delicate, time consuming job and walls tear easily. Someone mentioned a thin board product (??) that can be put over the wallpaper and then painted? Is there anything like that? If so, where to get it? Is it easier, less expensive and/or faster than re-skimming the walls?


1st time homeowner with too many projects and too little $$$


03:10AM | 06/19/04
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
If the wallpaper is on the walls tight I would not remove it but would prime it with an oil based primer and paint with the latex finish paint of your choice. I have seen this done many many times with great sucess as it is just not worth the effort to try and remove it.


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