Papering over dark blue emulation is it possible

Can you paper over emulation walls

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AppleBY maintenance
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No need to white wash walls first
4th Feb 2019
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If the walls are much darker than the wall paper it would be advisable to cross line the walls or put on a base coat of white emulsion to eliminate the risk of the colour showing through.
16th Jan 2019
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Artem Decorating Limited
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A few older houses may have walls painted with calcimine or casein paint. This type of paint is water soluble, and it does not form a strong bond on the wall. Wallpaper applied over this paint will eventually peel off. ... You can also use a special glue size called wallpaper primer/sealer to prime the walls.
27th Jan 2019
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Tyne and Wear Builders
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Depends on the paper but I'd white over it first to be safe
7th Jan 2019
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KG Decorating
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Yes, but depending on the paper you have, thin or thick you may see some blue showing threw, especially if the paper is a whitish, cream Colour. Also the joins may be more noticeable, paint the walls white before 1-2 coats then paper. Or depending on condition of the wall it could be crosslined then papered
29th Jan 2019
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KCE painters
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You can depending on the state of the paint although I would recommend removing the paint first to avoid any lifting of the paper, if this happened you would then have a much bigger job on your hands.
29th Jan 2019
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AL Universal Ltd.
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In order to obtain an excellent end result, it is best to remove the old coating from the walls, carefully preparing their surface for pasting.The emulsion coating is perfectly washed off the walls with hot water if the paint layer was thin.
27th Jan 2019
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The decorator
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Yes this is possible either with 1200 linning paper or heavy detailed paper
3rd Feb 2019
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Yes it's fine to wallpaper over emulsion walls just a little bit of prep work, firstly lightly sand the wall with fine sandpaper then paint the wall thinly with the wallpaper paste
2nd Mar 2019
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I advice to over paint it white beforehand
23rd Feb 2019
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Wds weavers decorating service
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Well I would normally give it two coats of white emotion to tone the colour down
15th Mar 2019
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Painter & decorating
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Best way is to primer walls first.
24th Mar 2019
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Pipe Dreams Services Ltd
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I would suggest you fit Lining Paper first before Top Wall Paper
30th Mar 2019
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K & B Builders
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Yes this is possible but to get the best finish rub down walls first.
29th Mar 2019
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Allfix Handyperson Service
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Yes, just make sure you paste wall & paper.
If you don't want to do that size wall first with watered down PVA, let dry, then paper.
22nd May 2019
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