Best type of wallpaper for an imperfect wall?


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Old 02-11-22, 08:28 PM
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Best type of wallpaper for an imperfect wall?

My walls have a lot of small bumps and holes. I would like to cover it with wallpaper and then paint the wallpaper.

Some online researching showed me ''fiberglass wallpaper'' and '' renovation fleece wallpaper''.

Is this the type that i need? Which one is better? Thank you!
 
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Old 02-11-22, 11:01 PM
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Either paint or wallpaper - painting over wallpaper is a bad idea. You may need to skim coat the wall with joint compound to get it smooth; some pictures would help make that call.
 
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Old 02-12-22, 12:35 AM
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Even if you did that, which I would not suggest, the painting part, you still would want to repair the wall so that imperfections were eliminated.
 
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I agree, it's best to repair the wall. The only time hanging fleece paper and painting over it is when it's an old plaster wall with a million tiny cracks. Repairing the wall shouldn't be any more time consuming than hanging the wallpaper and whether you paint or wallpaper the wall will look better repaired.
 
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