- Obtain a wallpaper scoring tool. These can be picked up at any hardware store, borrowed from a friend or found in your tool box. Some popular brands are PaperTiger and Simple Strip.
- Press the tool firmly against the top of the wall and move it downward, maintaining pressure. If the tool doesn't penetrate the wallpaper, redo the action and press harder.
- Repeat step 2 for each section of the wall, until all of the wallpaper has been scored.
How to Score Wallpaper
When attempting to remove wallpaper from a wall, a good method involves scoring the wallpaper before steaming it or applying chemicals. What this entails is using a tool to poke numerous holes into the wallpaper. This allows the steam or chemicals to better penetrate the wallpaper to the adhesive.