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Can I use vinyl wallpaper in a shower an how do I get old off???

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Posted 2013-03-18T17:49:06+0000  by joker2toke joker2toke
 

Hey there joker, 

 

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While vinyl is one of the only styles of wallpaper permissable in a shower area, not all vinyls are the same. You'll want to make sure that it's specifically mold-rated to prevent from molding and mildew build up. Even though your wallpaper will be above the water-line and not getting wet directly, steam and condensation can still wreak havoc on it and cause molding problems down the road. In a completely personal opinion, I never recommend wallpapering a bathroom, let alone near the shower stall, so I can't say I suggest doing so. If you must proceed with it however, be sure to check the rating as mentoned above and use additional glue as I doubt the self-adhesive will hold up to shower conditions for long.

 

As far as removing old wallpaper, you can view this DIY video on just that subject:

 

 

Posted 2013-03-21T16:35:35+0000  by Jay_HD_CHI
 
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