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Woodchip-how to get rid of it

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concertplayer Mon 16-May-16 23:52:25

We have this all over our new place and it is yuck.What to do?

AmyInTheBoonies Tue 17-May-16 08:40:51

I've always steamed it off. Luckily it's always come off relatively easily but often the plaster has needed skimming underneath.

concertplayer Tue 17-May-16 10:07:55

Could one just wallpaper over first and then paint?

blueskyinmarch Tue 17-May-16 11:26:23

You can't paper over wood chip. It's much too bumpy. You need to strip it off. As some said it can take plaster off and you may need to re skim the walls. Hire a steamer stripper if you want to do this. It makes the job much easier.

concertplayer Tue 17-May-16 12:03:01

Thanks very much indeed. How much would a pro charge me to do this?
Small hall, bedroom and medium lounge? About £25 an hour

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