Wallpaper stripping - To complete this task you will need...

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To complete this task you will need the following items: Wallpaper Scraper Bucket and Sponge Wallpaper Steamer (optional) Filler (if required) Sandpaper (if required) When working at heights always ensure that the structure is safe and secure. Never stretch out, always get down and re-position the scaffold. Removing Old Wallpaper (normal coverings). First take your wallpaper scorer and go round the entire room gently scoring the old paper ensuring not to damage the plaster beneath. Next go back around the room soaking the paper with warm soapy water (or your wallpaper steamer), start from the bottom of each width of paper and work your way up to the ceiling. Now go back to the area where you started and re-soak 3 widths of paper, then take you wallpaper scraper and starting at the bottom of the first width scrap the paper ensuring not to damage the plaster (see Fig 1.1 ), work your way up to the ceiling removing all traces of paper from the wall. Now move onto the next width and repeat the
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2009 for the course ENGR 23432 taught by Professor Puliyambath during the Spring '09 term at Punjab Engineering College.

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