Business and Management

How To Remove Faux Brick Wallpaper From Your Home

Are you looking to decorate your home or just a room in your home and wondering how to get rid of that old wallpaper? There are some do-it-yourself tips to cover the wallpaper with the new paper or paint, but it is the wisest decision. However, moisture in the adhesive of the new Faux Brick Wallpaper can cause new covering to peel off, and it also becomes cause to visible marks through your new wallpaper or paint. You can simply add the new wallpaper and paint on the wall by applying elbow grease to remove the unwanted and old wallpaper.

Peeling It Off From Corner: 

Some types of wallpapers are strippable and easily peel off from the wall. You can also check whether your wallpaper is strippable by applying it to the wall by yourself and trying to peel it off. You can start to install wallpaper from the corner and keep away your utility knife from the wallpaper.

With Soaking And Steaming Method:

If your old wallpaper starts to tear and does not come away from the wall easily, then your previous wallpaper is probably the non-strippable type of paper. For this, you need to soak it in the water or steam it gets off from the wall. In addition, you have to do it carefully, as it is not advisable to stem and sock wallpaper because they are attached to the drywalls as moisture can moisture can damage and soften the drywalls. You have to use a dry-strip method to remove the wallpaper in this situation.

Slitting And Soaking Method:

First, we talk about the soaking and steaming methods to remove the wallpaper from the walls. One of the easiest and most common methods to remove the previous wallpaper from the wall is slitting and soaking. In this method, you can use the razor blade and utility knife to remove the wallpaper from the walls of your room. You have to make the horizontal slits on the surfaces of the old wallpaper. You have to place slits sight to ten inches apart, and it will allow you to liquid and warm water to remove the wallpaper from the surface of the wall. By this, you can loosen the glue.

Stripping Method:

Once you make the slits over the surface of the wallpaper, apply the paper remover and water with the large sponge and stay it for a few minutes on the wallpaper. You can slide the blade under the edge of horizontal slits by using a wall scraper with a flexible blade. Continue to apply the pressure on the wall scraper, and your wallpaper should come free. For stubborn sections of the wallpaper, make a few slits and apply more warm water. In addition, dry-stripping is also the same method but without water. It is a more time-consuming method, and you will need to stand the surface more thoroughly before installing the new wallpaper.


Another method to remove the wallpaper from the wall is teaming. Wallpapers stores and tool rentals offer electrical steamers on rent for removing the wallpaper.

Wrapping Up:

There are various ways given how to remove the Faux Brick Wallpaper from your walls.