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What Is the Easiest Way to Remove Wallpaper?

by Cristina Corvino 3:00 AM, June 27, 2018

Aired June 27, 2018

Whether you inherited it in your home or have had a change of heart on one you chose yourself, we can all agree that removing wallpaper always seems like a daunting task.

But not when HGTV star Taniya Nayak is around!

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When the interior design expert visited our show to makeunder a viewer’s Halloween-themed room (you heard us!), she demonstrated how to remove pesky wallpaper in three super simple steps.

1. Poke tiny holes in the wallpaper with a scoring tool.

2. Soak the wallpaper by spraying it with a water and vinegar mixture, and let it sit for a bit. (This helps dissolve the glue behind the paper.)

3. Scrape the wallpaper off with a scraping tool.

And voila!

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Now, if that still sounds like too much work, construction expert Tom Bury also shows you a sneaky cover-up option in the video above!