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    grace1 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jun 21, 2003, 06:55 PM
    Wallpaper removal
    I've recently removed vinyl wallpaper from my kitchen walls. It all came off beautifully, but now the walls feel bumpy from what I assume is the glue. I've tried to wash it off, but it just feels slick and sticky and dries bumpy again. Any suggestions?

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    Oct 9, 2008, 11:14 PM
    Let the wall dry real good, go to home depot and buy a "wallsander" and a couple sheets of wall sanding pads to go on it and sand it good.

    You can get a hand model or one on pole that works better for large areas.

    Good luck

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    Oct 13, 2008, 07:48 PM
    Go to a paint store or home depot... ask for a bottle of wallpaper remover called "Shur-off". About $5 a bottle... Whatever the ratio is to mix it, double it or triple it... Apply it heavilly to an area (lay a drop sheet on the floor because it will run down) with a good rag or cloth, then move to another area beside it and do the same. Then go back to the first area and start scrubbin... It should loosen the glue and dissolve it. The key is not to put the soultion on and let it dry, makes it a little harder to get it off...

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