Wallpapering

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Old House Journal's compendium of articles about installing wallpapering in old houses, including use of adhesives, cutting methods and wall preparation. 

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Prepping Plaster Walls for Paint & Wallpaper

Calcimine, old papers, peeling paint! Preparing the plaster substrate is the key to a good paint or wallpaper finish. In an old house, it’s not always an easy job: surprises likely lurk behind the recent latex and that floral vinyl upstairs.

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