How To Remove Wallpaper From Plaster Walls With Vinegar. You may not want to tackle cleaning soot off walls either. Walls are plaster with paint over several layers at least 2 or 3 of wallpaper.
You may not want to tackle cleaning soot off walls either. Wallpaper removal is not a complicated task yet doing it yourselves can be challenging sometimes. While it seems as if the old wallpaper is the only thing holding the wall together there are ways to remove the paper carefully to make the task more manageable.
Work the entire surface while its wet.
For particularly stubborn adhesive add one cup of vinegar for every gallon of water used. We scraped the paint off of 2 walls in 1 bedroom hard. Then use your rigid scraper to pry a corner of the wet wallpaper and backing off of the wall Image 2. Pull the wallpaper off in sheets and drop large pieces into the trash can Image 3.