Removing wallpaper can be a long process. There are a few different steps that you will need to take in order to remove all of the wallpaper. You will not be able to paint until all of the wallpaper has been removed. There are a couple of different methods that can be used to remove wall paper. You can use a steamer or a chemical solution. Tools that you will need for removing the paper are a scoring tool, a couple of broad knives, a small pump sprayer, a steamer, and /or a chemical solution.
Depending on what kind of wallpaper that was put on your walls will help you decide which method you will want to use to remove the wallpaper. If a primer was not put on the walls before the wallpaper was installed, then the wall underneath could be damaged it you do not use the right method. If you just try to rip the wallpaper off using the steaming method, then you are more likely to damage the wall if there was no primer. A solution method should be used in this particular case. If you are going to use a solution method, then you are going to want to make sure that you cover all of your floors before you begin the process.
Once you decide which method you are going to use, you may begin to score the wallpaper. No matter which of the two methods you use, you will need to score the wallpaper. It will help you remove it more efficiently. Once you have score and remove the paper that will come off easily, then you will use either the steamer or spray the remaining paper with the chemical solution. Continue this process until you have removed all the wallpaper from the walls. Once all the paper is removed, you will want to wipe down the walls to remove all leftover residues.