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How to Strip Wallpaper without Exerting Too Much Effort


Admit it. Redecorating your house by stripping your existing wallpaper can be really time-consuming and tiring as well. However, if you are worried that your wallpaper is already worn out or is already out of style, you really don’t have other choice but to strip it. You may hire a professional decorator which could take care of replacing your wallpaper but probably it would cause you a lot of money. But of course, if you alone are going to strip the wallpaper, it would be harder.

Still, you have to replace the wallpaper. Here are some simple suggestions that may look into on how to strip wallpaper without having too much effort:
• Ask the help of your family and friends. The work would be faster and easier if you would get help from other people. Ask your friends or family to help you in stripping the wallpaper. You could prepare small snacks for them so that they would be enticed in joining you in this activity.
• You could also seek people who are interested on used wall paper. In exchange of getting the wallpaper, ask them that they be the one to strip it out of your wall. This way, you get to remove the wallpaper without too much effort and at the same time dispose it easily instead of throwing it on your waste bin.
• Consider the activity as a work out for you. This may look like exerting an effort but think that this is actually a work out which helps you get a better figure. The more you sweat, the more fats are burned for you. Either way, you win. You were able to remove the wallpaper and at the same time you get a free work out.
• You can also strip your wallpaper one at a time. This may work out for you if you are really busy and the other mentioned suggestions regarding it without exerting too much effort don’t work for you. You may a lot about an hour a day or several hours every weekend to strip the wallpaper. The downside is you get an unsightly wall in case you have visitors.

• Have a full blown one day stripping of the wall paper with a scented candle and a relaxing music. Make this activity your “me” time. Even though this job may actually too tiring, you could use it as a form of unwinding by being yourself and having silent moments while removing the wall paper.

Now that you have suggestions on this topic without exerting too much effort, you can actually make one of these options as your choice. After all the hard work, you would feel rewarded to see your new wallpaper.

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  1. Good post. A lot of relevant information that are practically helpful. Thanks for these great points on lessening trouble while removing wallpapers.

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