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    • zoothornrollo
    • By zoothornrollo 16th Mar 17, 1:27 PM
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    Painting new plasterwork - but there is old section with lining paper?
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    • 16th Mar 17, 1:27 PM
    Painting new plasterwork - but there is old section with lining paper? 16th Mar 17 at 1:27 PM
    Yes another decorating Qn from me.

    Just had loft conversion put in and in the new stairwell, up to a certain height, the wall is the old wall of our hallway - which has lining paper on it, painted white. The rest of the wall and stairwell above is new bare plasterwork.

    The top edge of the lining paper is a bit raggedy. (Can post a pic later.)

    What should I do by way of preparation? Remove the lining paper? Does that risk taking bits of old plasterwork with it?

    Should the builders / plasterers have sorted this so it was all the same?

    I'm not keen on putting lining paper up on the rest of the wall as it is a nice flat finish.
    Last edited by zoothornrollo; 16-03-2017 at 2:58 PM.
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    • TRB
    • By TRB 16th Mar 17, 5:03 PM
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    Cut back the lining paper to where it is good and then feather it out with filler.
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