– Hi, I'm Parris, andostensibly today I'm going to talk about removing these decaldecorations from the wall.
Do they pull the paint off? Do they leave adhesive on the wall? The company says no,but I'm gonna find out what actually happens.
Before that though, I'dlike to briefly talk about the response I got to yesterday's video, where I mentioned anddiscussed a little about the future of this channel.
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Now in order to build new things up, we have to tear the old things down.
I really like this eventhough when I put it up people told me you looklike you're now a reporter in the newsroom, butthat's kind of a nice look.
In any case this has been fouror five months on the wall, and I'm thinking thelonger it's on the wall, the more likely it isit's gonna have problems with sticking or pulling paint off.
So, I rechecked their website today, this is Decal Guru atdecalguru.
Com by the way, thank you again to DecalGuru for sending me this.
They sent me a second set,the one that I picked out which I will be replacing this with and you'll just have to wait and see what that one's going to be.
But I've rechecked their instructions, is there anything special I need to do, spray water or something to loosen up, no, just peel it off, soeverything has stayed fine the entire time it's been here.
Which continent shall I start with? Let's pick on Scandinavia here, 'cause there's a little bit of a loose edge to it right here.
(decal crackles) Can you hear thecrk-crk-crk-crk-crk sound? Well, so far, so good.
I don't feel any adhesive left on there.
I feel like I need to take care of this but I'm not gonna ever reapply it, so I suppose I couldtear it if I needed to.
(decal crackles) Here you go Europe! There goes Denmark.
I'll come back forEngland and Ireland later I think they'll be alittle bit more difficult.
Eastern Europe, Russia, we all know what you've been up to.
(decal crackles) Middle East.
Tell me when we get to Siberia.
This is still sticky, oh, there it goes sticking to itself.
I suppose this couldbe reapplied possibly, it's still very adhesive-y.
I don't feel anythinghere on the paint, though.
So far, so good.
Thought you might like acloser look at the wall where this used to be, really I don't feel anything there and I don't see thatany paint has come off on the back of the decal.
Seems to be in good shape.
Here's the bare wall.
Now if you look at thelight a certain way, I'm not sure if you can see this, but there's an area that lookslike that is the only thing yeah I can see it here onthe screen of the camera, so I think you can see that, looks like South America, Central America, but that's the only place I see that.
Now the continents came offin two or three minutes, the islands were another 15 minutes of digging with myfingernails to get them off.
There is this on the back of the vinyl, and I don't know, the wall is textured, so it has something to do with that, but is that where a littlebit of adhesive came off or is that where a littlebit of finish from the paint came off, I'm not sure.
Looking at it again with the flashlight, I think this was actually, possibly Africa if it was part of thedecal, right along here, and it's only if you shinethe light a particular way and stand in a particular place, it does look like that part of Africa is still visible therefor whatever reason, now I've looked with the flashlight across the rest of where the decal was, and I can't see anything else, so not sure what to make of that.
Okay, I pulled Africa out ofthe wrapped up mess of these, and let me show you where Ithink I see the outline of it, and then see if itmatches, like right here and then coming up this side.
Is that about the same? So it's still inconclusive, I dunno, when I watchthe video when I edit it I'll see if that Africashape really does line up with that slight littledifference in the wall.
It didn't take any paintoff, but it's possible it did something tothe finish of the wall.
I may have also been a little over-zealous with the blowdryer andthe slidey plastic thing trying to get it to stickon at that point as well.
It's one of those thingsthat no one would notice walking into the room,but if you know it's there immediately when you walkin and flip on the light your eye's gonna look and see it and it may kinda bother you.
I will attempt to let go ofthat obsessive compulsive side of myself, and trythe next set of decals, wall decorations, at least I'llmake sure they cover that up so I won't see it, thoughI will have to wait on that until I get the tableand chairs out of here and tomorrow I'm takingdelivery of the next piece of furniture that I'mgoing to try out in here, that takes three to six hours to assemble.
But once that's in placeand I know right where it goes here on the wall, then I can put the newdecal right above it.
You can check out theDecal Guru at the link right down below this video.
Now I still really do likethis vinyl applique way of decorating the wall becauseit's fairly easy to install, and it's easy to changeout with other patterns so you can try differentdesigns over time.
Hopefully Pierre will assistme in my massive construction project that I have going on tomorrow.
Right now it's time tomove out the furniture and clean up the floorand get ready for that.
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