from unprimed drywall

That is some project that you have taken on!!! To novice painters, priming new drywall seems like an optional step you can bypass by adding an extra coat of paint — but this isn’t true. Man they made that thing to last! Cary, NC posts, read 3,, times Reputation: September 6, at Because it was such a dirty type of heat that the walls would be darkened and the baseboards would have a fine black grit on them.

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Stripping Wallpaper off unprimed Drywall – Community Forums

Cary, NC posts, read 3, times Reputation: Amanda Easy Peasy Organic says: Of course, this depends on how much glue you have. Detailed information about all U. If it is really old paper, single layer, just a good soak should get it off.

And then it took 8 additional steps to get the glue residue of the wall so I could paint. Good luck on future steps and keep it coming, it is nice to see unprimec knee deep in renos to make my life feel normal! September 4, at 3: They did NOT prime the drywall, and just papered over it.


We hired some pros to do the texture and they said if it is stuck that good that I should have just put Kilz or other good primer and then they could texture over that…. I might just go rent a steamer and try that, drywqll still I am afraid the drywall paper itself may come off. Smart Design from a Petite Venetian Kitchen.

[HELP] Very Old Adhesive On Unprimed Drywall

We just took the very last of it down in the stairwell, where a former owner was so nice as to PAINT over the wallpaper. Leaving the paper wet for a couple hours is what worked for me. It was a great Christmas gift last year.

Ynprimed stripped dozens of rooms of wallpaper through the years, I am no newbie. Aim the stream of water at the top of the wall with the compression sprayer until water runs down the wall for certain, have something to cover and protect the floor from the mess.

September 2, at 3: I’d scuff sand the wall with 80 or grit and then apply a coat of either Zinnser’s Gardz or oil base primer. Yes, I have removed wallpaper a few times now…. Rubberized waterproofing or dimpled wrap on block foundation.

The Effects of Not Priming Walls Before Paint

The steamer is the only thing I found that worked. I actually just bought that Wagner steamer yesterday at Lowes. Moreover, the sheen of the final finish may be chalky and unpdimed uniformity, especially if you use a semigloss or low-gloss paint for a topcoat. September 2, at 2: We found that soaking it really well first was the key, but if it soaked for too long then we ended up pulling off drywall-yuck!


Yes, You Can! How to Remove Wallpaper from Unprimed Drywall

Wagner also makes aat twice the cost Use Zinsser Gaurdz to seal the damaged drywall paper and then mud over it. Oh, I wish you had shouted out for information because I knew that. It is true that it is a big problem when removing the wallpaper.

The steamer is slow going, especially on virgin drywall thank you sooo much previous homeowner!! September 3, at 3: The drywall had been hung, but not taped or mudded. September 3, at 8: I have pulled down enough wallpaper that other people hung that I will never hang wallpaper myself. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. When we first moved into this house, I had the exact same thing.