Painting Wallpaper/Primer ?


Old 02-18-00, 07:33 AM
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What is the BEST primer to use
before painting wallpaper? Can
a oil based paint work just as well,
i will use Kitchen and Bath semi
gloss for the final finish....

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Old 02-21-00, 05:40 AM
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First off, the best thing is to remove the wallpaper.

IF that is abo****ley not an option, then prime with an oil-based paint. Water-based paints will loosen the paste and paper. Do use a primer. Do not just paint with an oil-based paint.

One of the zinsser primers (BIN is good) will work well.
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