Painting over wallpaper

20 Jun 2007
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United Kingdom
I have a room that has been decorated with plain wallpaper which has been painted a pale yellow colour but having had a radiator and shelves removed some of the wallpaper was ripped so I have replaced the ripped paper with plain white (the same as what was previously on the wall). So some wallpaper is yellow and some is the newly wallpapered white. If I put an undercoat on all the walls and then put a pale mocha colour paint on will the wallpaper that was painted pale yellow come out a different shade?
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Shouldn't do. You just need to make sure you put enough coats on to ensure nothing shows through.


Thanks Fred, am cementing into lawn as I tried it without cement but as I have a dog the lawn is a bit bumpy and like a mud slick when it rains!! The rotary has gone a bit wonky so will try cementing it in. Also, thank you for replying to painting query email.


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