Getting rid of existing wallpaper can be a real grind, especially when there's mess leftover of old paste and ragged bits of paper. Fortunately Apartment Therapy has rounded up its best posts on how to do the job correctly. Our favorite tip? Spray the wallpaper with a mix of 1 part liquid fabric softener and 1 part water to loosen up the paste. Read the full Apartment Therapy post.
How To Remove Wallpaper
By Helen Yun
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