Wallpaper Stripper FAQ's


  • Q. Can I put any wallpaper stripping additives in my unit?
    A. Although some of these additives are designed for wallpaper strippers they are not recommended for ours, as they can damage internal components.
  • Q. How do I remove stubborn paper?
    A. Score the paper either with a knife or perforating tool (Porcupine PPF1) then use steamer as normal.
  • Q. How close can I get to light switches with the plate?
    A. Do not allow water or steam to enter light switches or power points. Isolate the power at the main fuse box and then remove the face plate. This will allow you to remove any old paper that is stuck behind the socket/switch by hand with a damp sponge. Replace face plate when finished.
  • Q. How about ceilings?
    A. Always wear appropriate PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) when using your wallpaper stripper. We recommend that you will need eye and hand protection due to possible hot water discharge from condensing steam.

Hints & Tips

  • Never paper over old wallpaper.
  • For faster removal move the Steam Plate slowly along the paper and follow with scraper.
  • Always wear suitable protective clothing when decorating.
  • Pre-score wallpaper/vinyl to allow the steam to penetrate using a perforator tool.


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