How do I paint the wallpaper in an RV?

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I bought primer for the walls in my RV. It peeled off. What should I do to make it stick?

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  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Oct 24, 2019
    Can you remove the wallpaper first or is it part of the wall panels? If you can it's best to remove.

  • Arlene Brown Arlene Brown on Oct 24, 2019

    It's part of the wall panels.

  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Oct 24, 2019

    Did you clean first with TsP? That would be my recommendation. You will need all residues removed for the paint to adhere.

  • Arlene Brown Arlene Brown on Oct 24, 2019

    Thank you I will try this.

  • Laura Cooper Laura Cooper on Oct 26, 2019
    I know what you mean. As already suggested, make sure it's clean. Scuff gently with sandpaper then use Kilz. My preference is to cover the walls with a nice thin fiberboard and then paint, but the Kilz should be fine once it's cleaned and scuffed. I've painted many wallboards this way. They are vinyl coated, so you just can't have anything slick on it before you primer.