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Plastering over woodchip paper?

Postby Bluerich81 » Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:23 pm

Can you plaster over painted woodchip paper? Ive got a house full of it and it is really well stuck on the walls and ceilings. Can it be skimmed over if cleaned and PVA'd? I guess the plasterer would prefer a virgin wall but would it take him alot longer to go over the woodchip, if he can!?
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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Sep 22, 2011 8:15 am

no you cant,Use a steam stripper to remove the woodchip paper, then pva and plaster
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