Paint over wallpaper or take it down.

Paint over wallpaper or take it down.

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Taking the wallpaper off  will be challenging so if the wallpaper was installed properly and is not coming off the wall leave it alone. Using oil-base Zinzzer primer or equivalent over the wallpaper then using Sheetrock mud any imperfections you don’t want to see when the finish coat is dry. Now apply Zinzzer primer over mud then apply latex satin finish. Using paint with a higher sheen will show any and all of the imperfections in the substrate, so if you want to use anything other than satin skim coat the whole wall..

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Native Charlestonian, born and raised on Edgewater Park Charleston SC Worked in the construction industry since I was 10 years old. Started out helping an engineer build seawalls at lake near Monks Corner, Ruscon Heavy Construction,Finish Carpentry with Ross and Edgewood Builders, Edgewater became incorporated in 1988. Our Showroom was built out by myself an a few friends. Anything worth doing is worth doing right the first time so we research the best products and professionall install them in house I will personally supervise your job and make the changes needed to make it as close to perfect as humanly possible.

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