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Old 08-11-2013, 06:03 PM   #1
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Has anyone tried painting any of the walls??? I'm so tired of the drab wallpaper stuff, it looks so outdated

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Old 08-12-2013, 08:35 PM   #2
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Please delete that question before my wife sees it and gets an idea.
I am new to campers this year but it seems reasonable to be able to paint it.

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Old 08-16-2013, 10:11 AM   #3
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KILZ. Use Kilz primer first. I painted an old double-wide mobile home that had that generic ugly prefab wallpaper drywall. First section took 3 coats and still wasn't exactly 'covered'. A friend suggested Kilz and it worked like magic. One coat of primer, and one coat of paint.

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Old 10-19-2013, 12:34 AM   #4
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Do you need to sand the wallpaper first, to get the paint to stick? I've tried to research this because I want to paint our entire RV interior, but everything I've found says that you have to sand the wallpaper to get the paint to stick, then use an oil-based primer, then the interior paint. Is that correct? Seems that sanding would make an awful mess. I'd love to just do primer and paint. Does it work?
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Old 10-19-2013, 02:07 AM   #5
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It's not really wall paper it's kinda a contact paper. We marded one area and my wife touched it up with dabbing paint on a sponge to blend it in. It stuck and covered well. I do not think you need to sand, you would take that stuff right off and then you would have a mess. I agree just prime and paint, I have seen it done to my friends unit. I would try it behind something like a sofa or chair area first.
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I would use a damp sponge mop and wipe them down before using the primer suggested above.

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