Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 0 mins

Forget the store bought stuff! Those harsh fumes can burn your lungs if you're not careful. This method produces excellent results with a fresh smell. Thanks to my mom for the tip!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup liquid fabric softener
  • 3 -4 cups hot water


  1. In a spray bottle, pour the fabric softener and water. Screw on the top and spray liberally over wallpaper. Wait 5-15 minutes, then using a sharp scraper, go to work!


Most Helpful

This should get 25 stars!!!! We used it today after pulling down grapevine border & some wallpaper 1/2 way on the walls. Sprayed it on & within a minute was able to scrape off all glue & could almost peel it off in 1 whole strip! Im so glad I remembered I had this recipe in my file of homemade recipes! Thankyou so much for a GREAT way to remove wallpaper glue!
Saved a lot of headaches & cussing, lol! I use scented softner (Downy) & it smells great out there.

DoryJean54 May 15, 2011

This works like magic! I used a scoring tool made for removing wallpaper, then sprayed this great stuff on and wallah! The paper came off in long, easy-to-handle strips. Plus, there's no chemicals, no awful smell or sticky stuff to run down your arms. Thanks!

DuChick November 05, 2010

Used this to remove some not so old wallpaper. It was the first time I had to do this so I can't compare it to any other wall paper removers but it worked great for me! Smelled awesome. This is from Spring PAC 2010 - kind of weird choice for a recipe but what the heck ???

Just Janie April 21, 2010

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