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by Home User, Nov 28, 2012

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Q: Can you paper over vinyl silk emulsion?

If you can, what preparation do I need to do?

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by Matt Long, Nov 30, 2012

A: Yes, you can wallpaper over vinyl silk, but it will need a little preparation.

First of all, rub down the vinyl silk with sandpaper, just enough to remove the sheen. Then dust of the walls.

Next size the wall with a watered-down wallpaper paste, let this dry and then paper as normal. You should have no problems at all if you follow this method.

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