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Wallpaper over plaster, then poorly skim coated, what do we do

3 years ago

We are purchasing a 1910 home that is under renovatio, we don’t have a say in how the renovations are done since we only agreed to purchase once complete. the plaster walls had multiple coats of wallpaper but look solid. The contractor decided the best thing to do was skim coat the walls with drywall mud and paint. They didnt sand very well so the walls look bad, plus in spots you can see the textured flowers of the wallpaper. we are wondering if we should just do another smoother skim coat over the paint or try removing it all down to the plaster.

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