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Wallpapering formica Answered

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


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9 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.