Papering over 2 layers lining paper

30 Jun 2008
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United Kingdom
After some advice.
I've put up 2 layers of 1000 grade lining paper in my hall, (lower section below the dado rail), and given it 2 coats of silk finish paint. Its still showing a few bumps through it so we have now bought some textured paper instead. Will it be ok to paper over the double layer of lining paper or am I best to strip it back off and go onto the bare plaster?

Thanks in advance.
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Your probably noticing the bumps more because you have painted it with shows up every deviation...youll need to give the wall a really good rub down to roughen it up to give the textured paper a isnt a good base for paper.
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But you dont have to mullah the wall...just give it a 'key'


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