I just bought a house that has fiberglass wallpaper in a couple of rooms.

In one of the rooms the wallpaper was not properly applied and it's full of little holes. From what I read it means not enough glue was applied when putting the wallpaper up.



Does anyone know if there is a way to fix or minimize the problem without having to redo the work?

  • Is it possible that the wallpaper has been painted and those are areas where the paint did not adhere or flaked away? – bib Mar 4 '14 at 13:30
  • Hi. It's fiberglass wallpaper, it's not a normal wallpaper. It's supposed to be painted. It's not about paint not adhering, it's really holes due to not enough glue being added while putting the fiberglass. I can paint it again and the holes will still be there because the paint will go behind the fiberglass. – Dante Mar 4 '14 at 13:44

I managed to get it looking good by filling the holes with paint and passing the brush over it a couple of times after it was painted, while drying. The fiberglass glued to the wall.

Hope it helps someone!

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