Wallpapering formica

How can I put wallpaper in formica? What kind of preparation is needed?

Kiteman5 years ago
Step one of wallpapering over Formica: remove the Formica.

The surface is so smooth, and water-repellent, that I cannot see normal methods working in the long term.

You'd at least have to sand back to a less water-repellent surface (beware of dust, though, as some makes of the generic product use formaldehyde in the resins), and probably prime the surface with a more generic adhesive, such as diluted Unibond.