How Much Can I Expect to Pay for Wallpaper Removal?

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Old 04-03-13, 10:59 AM
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How Much Can I Expect to Pay for Wallpaper Removal?

I have a small home office, approx. 10' x 11'. The old, ugly wallpaper has got to go! I measured the walls and I estimate there is about 242' of paper that needs to be removed. It has been on the sheetrock for probably 20 years, single layer.
What can I expect to pay someone to remove the paper, and prep and prime the walls for painting? I'm in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area.
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Old 04-03-13, 11:14 AM
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If you're not interested in doing this yourself, the best bet is to get three or more contractors to bid the job so you can compare.
 
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Old 04-03-13, 05:00 PM
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A lot depends on how the walls were prepped prior to the paper being hung. I've stripped some wallpaper that was a breeze and others that I had to fight for every square inch

I agree with getting multiple bids.
 
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