Removing wallpaper from one wall only

rosemintJuly 2, 2014

Not sure if this is the right forum for this, but
has anyone tried removing wallpaper from one wall
while leaving it intact on all the other walls?
Is it possible?

Thanks.

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HandyMac

Sure, it is possible. The only gotcha I can imagine---other than the normal removal hassles---would be loose edges in each corner.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 7:47PM
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rosemint

Thanks, handymac. You mean I'd just need to glue the
edges down? Would using a razor blade make sense?

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 8:37PM
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kudzu9

I don't think it's a big deal. Use a straight edge and a razor blade to strike straight lines into the corners; steam off the wallpaper you don't want; slip a little wallpaper paste behind any loose edges of the remaining wallpaper and smooth them down with a smoothing knife.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2014 at 2:21AM
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HandyMac

Yup, what kudzu9 said.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2014 at 10:17AM
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rosemint

Thank you kudzu9 and handymac!

    Bookmark   July 3, 2014 at 4:36PM
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kudzu9

jacquelynn-
You're welcome. And be brave...you'll find this to not be difficult!

    Bookmark   July 3, 2014 at 8:54PM
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Christopher Nelson Wallcovering and Painting

kudzu9 , thank you for using the proper term
wallpaper paste

    Bookmark   July 4, 2014 at 2:32AM
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