How do I remove paint from a textured wall?
Prepare the AreaLay protective covering down on your floor, ensuring it covers completely from the wall moving back a couple feet. Cover electrical outlets and wall switches with plastic (seal with tape), and remove any clocks, pictures or other wall hangings.Manual RemovalAssess the method of texturing; Determine if a textured paint was used or if another method, such as tissue paper or stucco was employed. Decide if several coats of paint have built up; thick layers of paint will require more intensive efforts. Prepare yourself for removal of texture; in most cases you cannot remove paint without damaging texture, so texture reapplication is easiest. Use a 4- or 5-inch taping knife; round off the edges of the knife with a grinder or file to help prevent digging into the wall while using the knife. Scrape off paint and/or texture, working first from a small, unnoticeable area until you become proficient. Carefully scrape up paint and texture until complete. Apply water to determine if
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