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Cleaning wallpaper and border paste residue

Tools and materials:
Wear eye protection, respirator dust mask, chemical-resistant rubber work gloves, long sleeve work shirt, cleaning pail or bucket, cleaning cloths, drop cloths, wallpaper stripper or wallpaper paste remover.


Cover flooring surfaces with a double-layer of drop cloths. A drop cloth can be folded in-half and placed along the base of the wall.

This information can be found on page 49 of the book:

The Homeowner's Guide to Surface Preparation for Interior House Painting

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