Hide glue wallpaper paste

classicrunJune 22, 2008

I have been removing old wallpaper and have finally reached the final layer. The original wallpaper was put up using hide glue. I have scraped, used warm water, warm water with white vinegar. No matter what I do, there is still glue on the walls. Is there anything I haven't tried that might work, short of sanding which does seemed to work.

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brickeyee

TSP and hot water.
Wear gloves, watch out for drips.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2008 at 7:55PM
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vjean502

I found similar problems in my 1904 home. I removed, removed more, then sanded and sanded, until it was all off. It was worth it, but took days/more than a week.
Keep on going, it will be wonderful!

    Bookmark   June 23, 2008 at 1:06AM
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Christopher Nelson Wallcovering and Painting

Try here.

Here is a link that might be useful: S&S

    Bookmark   June 23, 2008 at 6:01AM
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scryn

I have always used diff w/good results.
Also I believe kilz primer can be used over wallpaper glue. I was reading about it on their website and I think they mentioned this.

kilz is a nice product, It just smell sooooo bad!

-rj

    Bookmark   June 26, 2008 at 4:12PM
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