Removing a dado rail


Postby benken » Mon Jun 11, 2007 4:46 pm

Please could somebody help. I am moving in to a property with a dado rail in the lounge which I really don't like. My questions are:

How easy is it to remove a dado rail? What are the best tools to use? Is it simply a case of tearing it off the wall and then filling in any holes? Will it be possible to paint over without the line where the rail once was showing through?
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Postby thedoctor » Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:35 pm

We would rather use the word prising than tearing but essentially, thjats what you do. Get a chisel in behind one end and lever out carefully. There will be some damage but this can be filled and if there is lots of damage take a look at the following link to make good.

http://www.awin1.com/pclick.php?p=13117 ... 071&m=1228
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Postby benken » Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:08 am

That's great thank you.
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