Once You Go Lumberjack

Goodbye to You!

Discussion in 'The DIY Room' started by Grizzly Adam, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. Grizzly Adam

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    Goodbye wallpaper. Well, most of it. Doing this as I can stand.

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    Good riddance to that dastardly wall mistreatment. :rofl: :lol:
     
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    Don't. Like. Wallpaper.
     
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    Period.
     
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    I wonder how Papadave really feels about wallpaper.

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    A mild understatement might be.... underwhelmed.
    :D
     
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    Nailed it. :yes::dancer:
     
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    That window is going to be going too, it leads to the next room and is right where it would be good to have counters and cupboards.
     
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    Wallpaper's all right if you paint and prep the wall right so it peels right back off without taking the wallboard paper with it.
    I've seen wallpaper used to cover up a sloppy, halfazzed drywall finish job. And several layers of wallpaper and paint. Like someone spent years undecided what they liked better.. Ugh.
     
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    Ugh the wallpaper nightmare! We used liquid softener and a sponge let it soak half hour and it came off pretty good. Not sure what the softener does exactly but it worked.
     
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    You can see the painted walls in the Chanukah thread.
     
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    ANNNND I just looked at the date. Sorry buddy :salute: I missed this thread apparently.:whistle:
     
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    Well, we still have two wall that need finished but we ran out of time before the holiday.
     
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    Wall paper:picard: Not fun. We had it all over our house when we bought it and what a total pain to get rid of. Somebody had painted over part of it too so you can guess how that went.
     
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    Yeah, luckily we only have three rooms with it-- and two of the rooms seem to be the wet and stick stuff, which will be easier to remove.
     
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    What color have you painted my room :)
     
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