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Removing wallpaper is a fun, simple home improvement task that always goes to plan and... just kidding.
While wallpaper can certainly look great after it goes up, removing wallpaper is generally pretty frustrating, even under the best of circumstances. There may not be a magic secret to removing wallpaper with ease, but there's plenty you can do to get those walls clean without losing your mind. We're here to help with a guide to removing wallpaper while keeping your sanity (mostly) intact and leaving your walls looking great when you're done.
The first thing to realize about removing wallpaper is that you're not just taking off one layer and that each layer requires its own tricks for easy removal. First, you'll be dealing with the top layer, which includes all of those pretty patterns covering the walls.
If you're brave enough to put new wallpaper in place of the old, be sure to prime your walls first so that it will be easier to remove if you ever decide to go for a new look. If you're painting, just make sure your walls are nice and clean before you apply a fresh coat.
And there you have it. Removing wallpaper isn't an easy home improvement task, but there's a ton you can do to keep the process from driving you crazy. When you're done, the interior of your home will be ready for a fresh, new look.
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