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Painting over Wallpaper

Posted by Gail on August 12th, 1998 03:37 PM
In reply to painting over unprimed wallpaper by Terri on August 12th, 1998 01:44 PM [Go to top of thread]

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I worked with a professional wall paperer for years and I know if you have to paint over wall paper you make sure the seams are tight, then you use a light sand paper to sand the edges of the seams. You might want to use a primer first especially if the wall paper is dark. I recently moved into a town home and the people before me painted over the wall paper and it looks horrible. You can see the seams. Of course I do not know how much prep work went into the paint job first.

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