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March 9, 2011 12:00 AM

Spray old wallpaper with water until it comes off easily

Our bedroom was rebuilt by the previous homeowner after a fire with what I'm guessing is an old style of wallboard; wallpaper was then put directly over that wallboard. I've been trying to remove the wallpaper, but it is completely an uphill battle.

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