Tuesday, July 31, 2007

By Request - Wallpaper Removal

Ok, there are several things one must understand before taking on a project like, removing wallpaper.
1. Patience is a must
2. Things do not always work out the way we think they should.
3. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
4. Understand that when someone starts a project they have never done before, it will always seem hard and it will take a little time to get it going. But once you get the hang of it, you will get faster and better at the task at hand.

Now that the ground rules are out of the way, we can move forward with

How to Remove Wallpaper

1. Get the right Supplies
a. Utility knives can be used to score wallpaper, but use great care to avoid damaging the surface of the wall underneath
b. Scrapers are available in a variety of shapes and types and include broad knives, wallboard knives and paper scrapers
c. Chemicals may be safe to work with, but it’s always a good idea to wear gloves and goggles to protect your hands and eyes

2. What to do
a. If you are going to score the wallpaper, do that 1st
b. Next, follow the directions for DIF
c. Start at the top of the wall and work your way down when applying chemicals
d. Use the scrapper for scrapping off the wall paper
e. Repeat as necessary

1 comment:

Jeff said...

Concerning step 2D, what does Kim have to do with removing wallpaper?