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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
2%
Not sure
3%
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Question: Will the texture of wallpaper show through if it is painted?
Top Answer (41% of 344 votes): Always.

Answer: Always
Explanation: Unless textured it will show through
Planet perfect painting maintenance and repair
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Most paint is thin enough that even the smoothest wall paper will still show
AJ Garcia Painting
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: A heavy wall texture over the wallpaper can hide the texture from wallpaper.
Nice Vibrant Finish
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint adheres to the texture of the wallets being placed on so you will see textures and scenes from the wallpaper is the paint just lays over the texture
efficiency resolutions
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint is only a thin coating. Whatever was there texture-wise before will remain after. It may be slightly diminished in relief but still textured.
Red Lodge Home & Tree LLC
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: If the wallpaper has any kind of texture to it. It will show through and you will also see joint seams as well. However if you cover the walls with a thin coat of joint compound, fill all joints, sand and prime with an oil based paint you will have a wall that looks new. (This is not something i would not recommend though!)
Shambaugh Painting
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes always the texture of wallpaper show throught if it is painted
Ben's painters
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Matters on how many coats are applied and how thick the texture is. More coats covers more. Less texture eaiser to cover
Phoenix Empire Painting
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Never
Explanation: If you apply it correctly
XPRESS MOVING CLEANING AND REPAIR SERVICES
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: It all depends of how many codes you use to paint over it but you will be able to tell that there is wallpaper behind the paint.
Certified Painting Professionals
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Depending on the roller stipple your leaving and the coarseness of the wallpaper.
S. Williams Painting
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: Wallpaper's texture can show through
Colorado Concrete
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: This is one case where I recommend removal, unless you are doing a faux technigue or texture that will hide the pattern.
Designdeceptions
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint eliminates the pattern of the paper. The pattern served to minimize the texture of the paper. Once the pattern is gone, the texture is there for all to see. If paper must be painted over because walls were not sized and removal causes too much damage, walls can be made smooth and seams hidden by skim coating with joint compound.
Schwendler Painting Services
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: If the paper is textured then it will show. If it has no texture painting over it looks just fine. In fact it can make for beautiful walls.
Painter's Touch
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Any texture in the wallpaper will still remain when the wall is painted a solid color.
Artistic Expressions
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It depends on texture or how its applied or how its primmered.
RITZ PAINTING
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Paint follows any structure it is placed over
Bushco Contracting
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes
3HandyLanes Services LLC
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Just like any wall texture it becomes more pronounced with a thicker, one color coat on the top of it.
ArtsWorks
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: Here in Las Vegas all walls have texture. In cases where the wallpaper can not be removed without damaging the drywall, we prime over the wallpaper. Floating the wallpaper and then blowing texture on top of the wallpaper is a viable solution.
Seamingly Straight Inc
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Never
Explanation: once primed with a good cover stain primer you wouldn't know the paper was there
Rick's Painting and More
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: My experience
A Top Quality Services
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Always
Explanation: If there is any type of raised print on the wallpaper you will see the print after it's been Painted!
colorful homes inc.
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Most of the time
Explanation: We recommend to remove wallpaper
Service Painters, inc.
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: If wall are not skinned Appropriately
HandyMan Xpress & Home Improvements
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: yes
AMS Home Improvements LLC
Answer: Always
Explanation: It is hard to hide with paint
John NESLER Painting
Answer: Some of the time
Explanation: Dends how many coats of paint and mil thickness
928 Painting llc
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