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Wallpaper removal with old fashioned scraping will get the job done if you use the proper tool and angle. Wallpaper removal products with enzymes make the job much faster and easier! Wash and rinse walls to remove all glue before patching, painting or applying new wallpapers.

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You strip the old wallpaper to add your own touch, and the drywall is damaged. There's a chance you can do the drywall repair. Follow these tips to restore your drywall and prepare the surface for your own wallpaper choice. Plaster repair is also possible.

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Before repairing damage caused from stripping wallpaper, seal damaged drywall with a specialized sealer. Then, seal all drywall with another specialized primer to keep wallpaper adhesive from penetrating the drywall to cause damage again. Learn here how to book wallpapers and what wallpapering tools will serve you best.

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A specialized wallpaper primer/sealer prevents the adhesive from bleeding through and damaging the underlying drywall or plaster. Don't let ill-informed sales personnel talk you out of priming the walls before you apply wallpapers. Visit a store specializing in wallpaper to get the best advice.

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Did you know that wallpaper needs primed walls and should be relaxed before you hang it? Want to know how to wallpaper perfect corners, and what wallpapering tools to use? These tips for hanging wallpaper will explain how to get a professional result with your wallpaper.

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Dust masks can filter toxic vapors and/or particles, and can be disposable or have replaceable filters. Buy a dust mask that filters the sizes of particles and/or types of fumes you will confront. Check these manufacturers.

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Keep the dust contained and to a minimum when building or remodeling. Dust control and ventilation are easy with simple techniques and proper equipment.

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My mother's cedar chest brought me back in time to wonderful childhood memories. The heady aroma of cedar still worked its magic on me, thanks to good craftsmanship against air infiltration. Above and beyond nostalgia, cedar chests, cedar closets or cedar lining in drawers or armoires can save your expensive clothing from damage. Read here how to beat the dastardly insects with an appetite for your garment investments and how to restore your own cedar chest or closet.

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