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    • sarah748
    • By sarah748 14th Apr 18, 10:35 AM
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    Bathroom wallpaper removal
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    Bathroom wallpaper removal 14th Apr 18 at 10:35 AM
    Hi,
    We are removing wallpaper from a bathroom wall. There is paint behind the wallpaper and, behind that, plasterboard.
    I am sponging the wallpaper with hot water and scraping the paper off; itís coming off pretty easily. But the wall is still a little tacky. How should I prepare the wall before painting it a different colour? Do I need to use some kind of primer to counteract the tackiness?

    Thanks in advance
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    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 14th Apr 18, 10:43 AM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 10:43 AM
    Wash down with sugar soap

    Seal when dry with a coat of PVA glue

    http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/pvaadhesive.htm
    Last edited by Browntoa; 14-04-2018 at 10:46 AM.
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