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How to Remove Wallpaper

The process of removing wallpaper consists mainly of deactivating the adhesive that holds it to the wall. Gadgets and gels can help, but mostly you'll need hard work and patience.

Materials

  • electrical tape
  • wallpaper removal solvent

Tools

  • drop cloth
  • drop cloths
  • rubber gloves
  • screwdriver
  • latex gloves
  • stepladder
  • wallpaper steamer
  • wallpaper-perforating tool
  • wallpaper scraping tool

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