decorators caulk edging wallpaper


Postby Arbies » Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:02 am

hi, we had someone in to wallpaper a wall and he used decorators caulk (looks like sealant) to neaten the edges. (doesn't look v. professional but it's done now!)

I have to remove and refit the mantelpiece which has been outlined with the decorators caulk. How do I remove the caulk without damaging the paper because I am not ready to re-paper the wall!

Thanks for reading!
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Postby rosebery » Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:46 pm

Very carefully and with a very sharp blade.

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Postby Arbies » Tue Mar 25, 2008 12:19 pm

Thank you v much. Not really steady but will give it a go!
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Postby the paint pot » Sat Mar 29, 2008 1:44 am

[quote="Arbies"]hi, we had someone in to wallpaper a wall and he used decorators caulk (looks like sealant) to neaten the edges. (doesn't look v. professional but it's done now!)

I have to remove and refit the mantelpiece which has been outlined with the decorators caulk. How do I remove the caulk without damaging the paper because I am not ready to re-paper the wall!

Thanks for reading![/quote]
hi if you use a hair dryer to heat up the chulk it will come of easy
i use this all the time
hope this helps
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