Painting over impression left by heavily embossed wallpaper

Postby woodcook » Tue May 19, 2009 11:53 am

I have removed the wallpaper used by the last occupant and at sometime in the past there has been a very heavily embossed wallpaper put on directly over the paint that is used as the first coat on the plaster. It has left a network of paint and bare plaster in the image of the old paper.

Is there a paint product that is available to fill/hide this pattern in paint or will I have to re paper the walls? I would prefer to paint as it gives me more flexibility to redecorate in the future.

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Simply Build It

Postby rosebery » Thu May 21, 2009 9:41 pm

Fill the areas concerned. Line with 1200 grade lining paper and paint over that.

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