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Removing a border

Postby Kathoomi » Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:01 pm

Today I researched the best way to remove a border that is stuck over wallpaper and ended up using a solution of vinegar and hot water. The paper came off but I have been left with a layer of glue. We were hoping to paint directly onto the wallpaper rather than stripping it all off but am worried the 'border' of glue will be obvious. I am wary of wetting the wall further incase the wallpaper starts to lift. HELP!!!!!
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Gorilla Glue heavy duty grab adhesive

Postby gc1967 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:30 pm

Lightly rub over the glue with some white spirit and that will remove the glue
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