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Home Living : January 5th 2010
2168536i hlc wk26 2 HLC - HOME LIVING: CENTRAL, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 2171537i hlw wk19 2158952i hlw wk41 2189101 2119421i hlc wk31 FREE BAR FRIDGE FOR ORDERS MINIMUM $7000 AND FIRST 20 CUSTOMERS NOVEMBER SPECIAL *CONDITIONS APPLY NO INTEREST* FROM UNDER $5 A DAY Taking off paper HOMELIVING ●● Paint & decorate Tony Isgrove Painter, decorator, and president of the Master Painters Association Thereare various steps you cantake to successfully stripwallpaper. Thematerialsand techniques mentioned below work on most types of wallpaper. Certainwallpapers require specialised techniquesandmay require professionalassistance. ALUMINIUM WINDOWS PATIO COVERS/CARPORTS Start by strippingthe outer face off the wallpaper. Sometimes this isavinyl coatingand other times it is justadense layer ofpaper. This should leave only thebacking materialandglue. Prepare awallpaper-stripping solution consistingofwater andalittle dishwashing detergent. The solution should be sponged, brushed or rolled on the backingmaterialand allowed to soak (re-wetting as necessary) foratleast 10 minutes.Acheapgarden-typesprayer will speed uptheprocess. Attemptto remove thebackingmaterial witha wallpaper-scrapingtool orany flatbladedtool suchasawideputty knife. If this fails, re-wet thebackingandallow to soak. The more you soak, the easier the job. 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