Advice 1: How to paint paintable Wallpaper

At first glance, the acquisition of paintable Wallpaper is economically inefficient: pay money first for the Wallpaper, then paint, and work twice. But to repaint the Wallpaper after that you can repeatedly, changing the color of the interior at least every year. But how to paint paintable Wallpaper?
How to paint paintable Wallpaper
You will need
  • Paint (water-based, latex or acrylic)
  • Foam roller
  • Brush
The first thing you should pay attention to is the choice of colors. Non-woven paper or Wallpaper, typically paint with latex paint; fiberglass – latex or acrylic. Experts recommend in such cases to buy a latex dispersion paint is the most environmentally friendly and therefore better suited for finishing work in the premises.
The surface on which the paint is applied must be clean and dry. So if you color Wallpaper for the first time, do not rush to grab the brush right after a label of wall-paper, allow it to dry thoroughly. It is best to begin to paint the next day. If the Wallpaper has already been painted, then before you update the color, brush them with a stiff brush, removing dirt and irregularities of old paint. In addition, it is desirable to glue all of the detached pieces of Wallpaper (this can be done using PVA glue or a special adhesive for joints Wallpaper) and go with a filler for cracks or irregularities.
To paint paintable Wallpaper have a foam roller (in hard to reach areas and corners you can use a brush). Try to apply paint evenly. If in the process of coloring Wallpaper they formed bubble is cut off it, smooth out the surface and paint mascara on the top of the wall again.
As a rule, paintable Wallpaper available white or grayish color – this allows you to paint them in any color of the rainbow.
Useful advice
Wallpapers made of fibreglass are often raised. This allows the first painting to get a beautiful textured patterns because of the surface remains bright, not.

Advice 2: What paintable Wallpaper is better to choose

Paintable Wallpaper – a great selection of wall decor for those who want to creatively approach the process of repair. To repaint the Wallpaper, no need for leveling and plastering bare walls.
Paintable Wallpaper
When you choose Wallpaper for painting should be guided to exactly where you plan to do the repairs (house, apartment, office building, school or daycare), as well as the budget that will be spent. Choosing a paintable Wallpaper, you should remember that the cost of the budget once it is necessary to lay the price of the paint. Typically, these backgrounds are painted with latex paint, but you can also use dispersion, acrylic or latex. As a rule, buying paint in combination with the Wallpaper after the consultation of specialists in the construction or design store.


Fiberglass is the most expensive and high quality types of Wallpaper used for painting, used in public spaces (office buildings, schools, etc.). Fiberglass is made from natural materials (quartz, limestone) at very high temperature that allows the glass to turn into a thin and flexible material called painting with glass.

This kind of Wallpaper looks corrugated, very pleasant to the touch and is extremely durable. The walls are covered with steklooboyami, you can wash, including detergents. Fiberglass can withstand up to 20 paint layers and is about 30 years. Thanks to its natural composition, it can be used in hospitals and areas where permanently live or are allergies.

Non-woven Wallpaper

A cheaper form of paintable Wallpaper are non-woven Wallpaper. Interlining, due to its density, fine hides of different roughnesses on the walls, so it can be glued on the most difficult sections of the walls. A textured layer of Wallpaper is created from foam vinyl, which is quite easy to scratch, so stick to it is accurate.

Myself non-woven layer is extremely robust and can even protect the walls of the new house from possible cracks in the sediments of the house. To paint these types of Wallpaper can be a dispersion or acrylic paints, and a few times (overall, at least 5 times during the existence of the Wallpapers).

Paper Wallpaper

The cheapest and the least a high quality paintable Wallpaper paper Wallpaper. Refleot they create a presence in the Wallpaper of wood chips. There are two kinds of paper Wallpaper: simplex (1 layer fairly quickly coming in disrepair) and "duplex"(double-layered Wallpaper, which can last up to 10 years for repeated repainting). Paper Wallpaper can be glued not only on walls but on the ceiling, and then paint them in any color - perfect for a child's room, where the ceiling may be in the form of the sky.
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