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Re: removing painted over wallpaper
Reply #1 - Jul 11th, 2005, 6:16pm
 
Worked on a job some while ago where this happened, the spread rubbed the gloss paint down to give it a key, and then plastered over it.

It is still going strong now.
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removing painted over wallpaper
Jul 11th, 2005, 1:20pm
 
Having a bad run of it as wallpaper upstairs has been painted over by I think a gloss paint. Steamer is no use as it just melts the paint and does not remove it. We are using a wallpaper liquid remover mixed in water and scoring the walls but this is only removing tiny pieces at a time. Can we plaster over this paint or is there any suggestions on removing it??

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