Preparing your walls before installing traditional wallpaper is an important step to ensure a smooth and long-lasting finish.

First, remove any old wallpaper, adhesive residue, or loose paint from the wall.Second, wash the walls with a mild detergent solution to remove any dirt or grease.Third, repair any cracks or holes in the wall using a spackle or joint compound and sand them smooth.Finally, prime the walls with a suitable primer to ensure proper adhesion of the wallpaper.

By following these steps, you can prepare your walls for a successful wallpaper installation.

If you are not sure you can learn more about both materials in our blog: Traditional vs peel and stick wallpaper – which to choose?