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Question DetailsAsked on 9/22/2011

What is the best way to handle drywall with glue left over after removing paneling?

I ripped down wainscoting in a room and discovered it was lightly glued in place. Now I have swirls of glue (aka liquid nails) on the drywall with remnants of the wainscoting. Scraping it off doesn't look promising, even though there isn't that much on the drywall (it was also tacked in place).

I've heard one promising solution is to scrape off the glue, and paper over with wallpaper base.

I vaguely remember someone telling me there was an ultra-thin type of drywall.

Any suggestions are much appreciated!

Thanks in advance.

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There is a 1/4 inch thick drywall, which will require screws, taping, texturing and painting. You could scrape the glue swirls off, prime the wall and then just float the wall with drywall compound and texture and paint.

Answered 8 years ago by Cline1

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