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Painting over Wallpaper
The most usual papers to paint over are woodchip, lining, anaglypta and blown vinyl's.

Woodchip type wallpaper is usually a plain paper with small bits of wood throughout its surface and is available in various weights and degrees of coarseness.

A 97 roller instruction

Woodchip is perfect for hiding bad wall surfaces and ceilings and where hard wearing wallpaper is required.

It is usually painted with either emulsion or latex; always apply at least two coats.

A 97 using hand roller

Anaglypta is suitable for finishing with gloss or eggshell; always apply a acrylic water-based undercoat.

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