Use a gallon+ spray bottle. Affordable in the Garden Section of most House Improvement Retailers. It keeps the hand cramps and muscle aches at bay, and it is a super speedy method to wetting the walls, et alia. Happy peeling.
Oh and I did spruce up the light fixture as effectively. Brad and I played around with the thought of having a new one, having said that, when we hit the usual spots (Home Depot and Lowes), they didn’t have any that stood out. Then our selection to maintain it became clear when at Lowes, we basically liked the one particular we currently had better than all the other folks. I realized the trouble wasn’t the fixture, it was the glass shades. So we picked up a couple of $5 replacements that go substantially far better with the new walls and feel of the room.
For peelable vinyl, Niehaus recommends stripping off the face paper, wetting the backer paper and removing the vinyl with a broad knife. I normally place a small of the remover resolution into my hot water and wash the wall down with a 1⁄2-yard piece of nylon mesh netting to remove the adhesive that remains on the surface, then use a sponge and clean water to rinse the surface.
I do not know what could have happened to the wallpaper. It could be that possibly some of the primer seeped into it because it wasn’t thoroughly dry or a thing in the wallpaper paste you applied, could have softened the water-based primer and it seeped into the wallpaper. Aside from that, it would be the color fastness of the paper, on that unique dye run.
Smoothing and cleaning. Smooth down the border with a smoother to remove air bubbles and to lay the border down onto the wall. Preserve a tiny bucket of clean, warm water and using a sponge, wipe down the ceiling, wall below and above the border, and the border itself to preserve it clean from paste. Clean anything as you go, do not let the glue dry on something considering that you can eliminate it later- it may perhaps not come off later at all or without the need of damage and / or a struggle soon after it dries.