Problem Solver - Paper


Paper or wallpaper is a material used to decorate internal walls and ceilings, it comes in many types and thicknesses and there are many grades of linning papers too. There are also "heavy textured" papers ie Anaglypta which are all suitable for decoration


Stage 1 - Preparation

Ensure surface is sound dry and clean

If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
    - A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry

Depending on surface substrate check condition and carry out any remedial works required to make sound

Brewers recommends:

Stage 2 - Basecoat

Use a suitable primer for sealing the surface ready for the next step.

Brewers recommends:
  • Zinsser Gardz 2.5L
    - Fast drying, low odour, water-resistant finish for interior use on all porous surfaces

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, apply 2 coats of a suitable finish.

Brewers recommends: