To successfully paint over wallpaper, you need to first confirm that the wallpaper is smooth and well attached to the wall. Begin by filling any holes or dents in the surface with drywall joint compound. First, use the drywall knife to scrape off any tags of paper around the hole. Then use the handle to […]
Homeowners often grow tired of wallpaper patterns and want to change to painted walls. If the wallpaper is glued down well and not made of vinyl, you may be able to paint over it, but it is usually best to remove it.
Removing wallpaper is always tedious work, but knowing how to do it properly can save time and elbow grease. No matter how easy it is to remove, your wall is likely to have some dings that will need to be patched up, not to mention the mess of torn wallpaper that will have to be swept off the floor.