WoodChip direct onto Plasterboard


Postby Squaddie » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:22 pm

I have moved into a new home which has woodchip on all walls in all rooms (less bathroom and kitchen).

I have since learned that the woodchip is old and has many coats of paint on it, but worst of all, it was applied directly to plasterboard not plastered walls.

I am concerned that steaming or soaking (even scoring) the woodchip will damage the paper-covering which plasterboard comes with when purchased (not sure what it is called).

How can I remove the woodchip without damaging the plasterboard?

I do not wish to wallpaper when finished, just end up with smooth, painted walls.

thanks
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Postby JRS » Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:01 pm

There is now way possible of not damaging it, Just soak it with soapy water and hope for the best, Once stripped fill and defects and line the walls.
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