The Best Way to Remove Wallpaper

Its an ugly job. We can't make it pretty, but we can make it easier.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Bucket
  • Drywall sander
  • Dustpan
  • Painters tape
  • Putty knife
  • Rags
  • Shop vacuum
  • Utility knife
  • Taping knife

You'll also need sponges and a sponge mop, dropcloths, towels, work lights and rubber gloves

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Plastic drop cloth
  • Gel stripper
  • Scoring tool
  • Joint compound
  • Drywall sanding paper