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Tools and preparation for wallpaper

Preparation before hanging paper

When decorating, this will almost certainly be the last job to do - you don't want to end up with paint on it! So get everything else completed first and allow paintwork to dry.

Preparation is again the key to success. Before any paperhanging is done, be sure that your surface is ready for it.


Lining paper

Hanging lining paper first will obviously mean the job takes almost twice as long to do, but it will produce a superior job, which will both look better and last longer. Note that this can be hung before painting the woodwork in the room.

Tools and equipment

Also be sure to have to hand all the equipment you are going to need during the job