What Happened to Those Walls?
I closed the door and let a wildebeest loose, no a tiger. That would be a great story! Unfortunately, not the case. This is what I did to the office walls while removing two layers of wallpaper and one layer of grass cloth.
I was panicked. Mild mannered Justin did not look phased and told me to keep going. He said he could mud it. I don’t know if I moved too fast or if it is just the result of 40 years worth of wallpaper. I think some of it has to do with my scoring ability. I will spend a lot more time on that part in the next room. Either way I left a mess.
Justin said in the beginning it would probably be easier to cut out the drywall and just replace it! That seemed crazy to me. It may have been just as much work by the time we mud, prime and paint, but certainly not cheaper. I am hoping I learned some lessons on this room that will not be repeated in the family room.
Just so you don’t think I’m exaggerating to save face, here are the multiple layers: