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prepping walls for painting

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rednellie Mon 08-Dec-14 10:51:52

So, the wall paper is coming off fine, but there's a lot of glue still on the wall and there's a layer of paint that's come off in patches. What's the best way of getting the wall ready for painting? Without getting it re-plastered!

ShebaRabbit Fri 12-Dec-14 15:47:58

If its definitely emulsion and not gloss patches then try sugar soap, hot water and use a green pot scrubber sponge.

erin99 Mon 15-Dec-14 13:24:53

Fine sandpaper?

Ferguson Wed 17-Dec-14 22:35:56

Or Wet&Dry paper, used wet with a cork block. Messy, but effective!

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