Paper peeling from paneling

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Old 03-23-09, 09:50 AM
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Question Paper peeling from paneling

I have that cheap paneling that has the paper on top & some of the paper is peeling away. I want to paint it however & not take it down. Should I attempt to rip all the paper off? It's half way up the wall in a couple of rooms & I thought I could do some textured painting over it.

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You should remove anything that is loose, the paint/primer should hold the rest in place. You should use a solvent based primer - it will adhere a lot better than latex. You can top coat with your choice of latex.
 
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