Repairing Walls After Stripping Wallpaper

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Anonymous Staff asked 4 years ago

How can I prepare a wall for paint that has the wall paper stripped, yet some of the drywall face has also come off?

I am stripping the paper in a bathroom, but find that in doing so some of the top of the actual drywall is coming up also. Is there anyway to salvage the walls and prepare them for paint?

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crowderpainting Staff answered 8 years ago

Go ahead and remove the wallpaper. Now prime the walls with a good acrylic primer and allow to dry for a few hours. With the primer dry you can now patch the areas that are damaged using drywall compound. Make sure to prime the repairs before painting.

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