How do you repair walls after removing wallpaper?

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After removing wallpaper from your walls, you’ll need to add drywall plaster or joint compound, sand the wall, and wipe the wall’s surface down with a damp cloth. Afterward, your wall will be ready for primer and paint.

If you’re not sure how to do this yourself, consider hiring a drywall repair contractor and/or an interior painter to repair and paint your walls.

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