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Will the texture of wallpaper show through if it is painted?

Always
41%
Most of the time
30%
Some of the time
21%
Never
3%
Not sure
3%
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Question: Will the texture of wallpaper show through if it is painted?
Top Answer (41% of 333 votes): Always.

Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Yes sometimes you will still see the wallpaper remove it if possible
T&K Remodelers
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Why not advisable if not painted right or lack of coating,and color or marks on paper
Jefferson painting
Answer: Never
Explanation: the prime the wall after you take the wall paper of the wall, and than paint 2x coats of the final paint
zavala painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: You will need several coats of paint to cover wallpaper
Pro Painters Colorado Springs
Answer: Always
Explanation: If the paper has texture, it is not advisable to paint over it but rather to refinish the wall after removing the paper.
Freedom Capital Group Renovation & Repairs
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: it depends on the pattern if so prime with oil base primer first then skim over with drywall compound re-prime with latex then 1-2 coats of finish paint
MIRACLE MAN PAINTING
ProMatcher
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: If there is a texture to wallpaper it will show through once painted because the paint layer is not able to conceal texture
RPS
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: You may have to float seams where needed after priming so they dont show and if doing 2 coats of paint along with the coat of primer already on I would say the majority of the time you will just see a light orange peel (stipple) affect from rolling the primer and finish coats.
Paint Works of Texas
Answer: Always
Explanation: paint is a very thin coating and not designed to hide texture.
Action Painting and Handyman
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: Seams will show as well as any texture.
Down Under Faux
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Textured wallpaper always show through the paint. If it is not textured it may or may not.
Laurie’s Painting
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Some WP does not have a texture
Misija construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: If you don’t like the texture showing through the paint, it’s best to remove it.
Pixley's Painting Pressurewashing Plus
Answer: Always
Explanation: paint will all dry showing the texture behind it
Property Repair Service & Inspections
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Depending on the texture of the wallpaper.
Henson Coatings and Construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: depends on how thick you roll the paint of and what lins of wall paper it is
Dee Cee's exterior cleaning
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: not if you use good quality paint
New Era General Construction
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: It Depends what Product you Use.
Louisiana Premiere Drywall, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: It depends if it has a texture too it instead of a smooth pattern.
All-Pro Painting
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: If you go the quick way out, you will need to kilz it, so it won't bleed threw.
XPRESS Moving and Cleaning Services
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint ALWAYS shows the texture underneath it.
Patric's custom painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: You can hide it using sheetrock mud.
popes painting
Answer: Always
Explanation: Once paint over wall paper. It will always look like it's been painter over.,
Bogue Art Studios
Answer: Always
Explanation: The wallpaper seams must be floated anyway so the rest of the wall needs be floated so any texture is going to get covered. We prefer a light rolled texture on walls if the customer does not specify.
BK Design Associates
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: If the wallpaper has texture than yes it will show through
Coatings by Chris
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: If it's textured, it will show
Scott's Painting
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: More or less, depending on the thickness of the paint and the depth of the textured wallpaper.
Moonlight Murals & Framing
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: If you paint over any risen texture common sense is tells you, you see it
Anthony Shelton Painting
Answer: Always
Explanation: If the wallpaper has any kind of texture to it, it will show thru when you paint it.
Complete Home Painting, LLC
Answer: Always
Explanation: This may be a desirable element if you're into a faux design! If not, you will not be happy with the results.
Amber Reese Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: Unless you use 10 coats of paint (Which no one will do)
Johnnyfin Paints
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Most of the time, texture will show through when painted. Not always, depending on how deep the texture.
Cantu's Painting Service
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Any obstruction on the wall will stick out like a sore thumb. If you use flat it is not as noticeable if you use eggshell semi-gloss,gloss,satin you will no doubt see it.
A&B Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint is a covering and will cover substrates. If the surface has a texture the texture will show.
DelFavero Decorating Service LLC
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Paper texture and joint seams can and most of the time will show through the finished painted surface.
Pro Painting & Design
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Yes, if you have a heavy textured wallpaper the walls must be skim coated with drywall topping in order to eliminate the texture.
Jaworski Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Depends on paper vinyl smooth wont but some textured or cloth will resulting in removal before paint
INNOVATIVE PAINT PROS
Answer: Always
Explanation: You will still see the texture.
Al & Brian's Painting
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint does not hide texture. Think of painting over a tile floor yes the paint will hide the flat tile surface, but your still going to see the outline of the grout area.
Vitris Painting Service
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: The wallpaper texture showing through the paint depends on the wallpaper.The smoother the wallpaper the less chance the texture will show.
All Pro Brush Painting
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Yes, texture in wallpaper will always show
Pro Brush Painting
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Due to Mil thickness of paint being minimum
Alpine home repairs
ProMatcher
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: The lines of wallpaper will still be there and standout
CPL painting and repair service
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint is thin, texture will cover if it is a stone type texture, or a thicker texture
Innovative Finishes
Answer: Always
Explanation: It would be like painting textured wallpaper.
Village Design
ProMatcher
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: If you prime the area you might get away with it.
Square Feet Contracting
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Not always but most of the time.
Karoll Julian Inc.
Answer: Always
Explanation: If you can feel the texture...paint will not cover the texture. You would need to prime the wallpaper first...then float out the entire surface with mud, sand then prime again...then you can paint.
Seamingly Straight Inc
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Depending on the paper and type of texture
Ben's Handyman Inc Home Improvement Contractor
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Yes the texture will definitely show through but if the texture is very minimal a good flat paint might be able to hide it. But once again why risk it when you can do it right the first time.
Fine Lines Painting
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Most wallpaper has ilteast some texture and should be removed.
Vivid Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Typically, the pattern will not show, unless its a flocked and/or fabric backed vinyl
M & R Painting Solutions LLC
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Depending on the paint you use.
Mora Art and Interior Design
Answer: Never
Explanation: Wallpaper should be properly prepped before attempting to paint over it - it should mudded and sanded just like you would do if you were patching holes in the wall.
TNT Painting & Home Repairs, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: If it is real texture it will.
Majestic Painting
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: The out come of paint is determined by the prep
James Boyles painting
Answer: Always
Explanation: if the wallpaper is a texture then yes you will see the texture
East Coast Painting Company LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Primer!
Temple Painting
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: It depends on the texture whether or not the wallpaper will show through if painted over. I always advised to remove the wallpaper first.
Murals and More
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: It depends on the make up of the paper, and its composition
Bradley Paint & Remodeling
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: That's why you would skim the wall's
Eric Orr
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint will only covers with color, it doesn't fill deep areas such as embossed wallpaper. It will keep the original design but will change the look by changing the color.
Ironman Home Restoration
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: A good coat of primer is the key here.
Aesthetic House Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: depends on what kind of wallpaper was used.
The Right Karma
Answer: Always
Explanation: No matter what someone tells you. When you paint over wallpaper you can definitely tell.
Centerpoint Painting
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Yes if the wallpaper is not slick and if a mud texture has not been applied.
Superior Paint & Remodeling
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: It depends on the pattern. It is a good idea to prime it before painting over it and spackle the seams.
affordable painting contractors
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes you have to remove the wallpaper using either a paper tiger, or paper scraper, as well as with a steamer and or spraying filled with warm water.
Suffolk Painting
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Most wallpaper textures will show through two coats of paint.
Marquez Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: sometimes depending on the wallpaper if it is smooth or not
miller painting
Answer: Always
Explanation: yes
AMS Home Improvements LLC
Answer: Always
Explanation: It is hard to hide with paint
John NESLER Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: If the wallpaper is textured it will come through after painting.
Cool Change Painting and Home Repair
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes, the texture of the wallpaper will always show through the paint. The more texture, the more it shows through. Also, the paint will magnify any imperfections in the wallpaper, which is normally not desired/acceptable.
Paint Orlando Beautiful
Answer: Always
Explanation: It always does ! Anyone call tell we promise !
The Bangor Painter & Handyman
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