To remove wallpaper with household ingredients - score wallpaper, then combine hot water and fabric softener in a large spray bottle at a concentration of one to one. Tip: Mix the solution in small batches to keep the water as hot as possible.
How to Use Downy to Remove Wallpaper Easily. Pour 1 capful of Downy liquid fabric softener into 1 quart of warm water and mix the solution. Sponge onto large section and wait 10 mins. Scrap off. On to the next section.