How to hang wallpaper on the ceiling: options and ways of spectacular finishes

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Design
10 May 2016

ceilings Pasting wallpaper - pretty popular method of decoration.It is not only beautiful and fashionable, but also practical.The principle of performing similar work in many ways is similar to pasting the walls, but there still are some nuances and peculiarities.If you do not know how to hang wallpaper on the ceiling or doubt in their abilities, then you definitely need to learn the basic rules of such repairs.


Choosing the best option ↑

mostthe best option for pasting the ceiling or ceiling is embossed wallpaper.Their main difference from the usual - a special technology based on the use of a dense two-layer paper, which perfectly conceals imperfections and creates on the ceiling is perfectly flat and smooth surface.

special wallpaper for the ceiling are available only in white, but they have more than 200 variants of the invoice.These wallpapers ca

n be found in any store in Russia, but in Europe similar product you can not find, because there is for this purpose made use of wallpaper before painting.

Lifetime ceiling wallpaper about 5 years.After this time (and perhaps earlier), they become dull, covered with dust and soot (if indoor smoke and cook).To paint these wallpapers can not, as well as clean.The only option - to remove them and pokleit new.

Imported wallpaper on non-woven backing though more expensive, but they can paint (up to 10 times).So before you make your choice, think ten times.

Design options ceiling wallpaper
design options ceiling wallpaper
Design options ceiling imported wallpaper
design options ceiling imported wallpaper

How to hang wallpaper on the ceiling ↑

So, go directly to the process.

Surface preparation for finishing ↑

ceiling before pasting must be clean and dry, so the first thing to do - remove the old wallpaper, paint or lime.

  • Remove wallpaper

old wallpaper when properly adhered have to keep up with the ceiling without any problems, but if they are kept securely and do not want to retire, they need to be cut with a sharp knife and moisten with water from a spray bottle.After such "water treatment", they easily depart.

  • Remove paint

Paint, unlike paper, holding tightly and so easy to get rid of it is not.Therefore, it can not be removed, but simply thoroughly wash the surface with soap and water, dry it and clean fine-grained sandpaper.After that, it's worth checking the strength of the paint - stick a piece of adhesive tape to the ceiling and cutting it to tear.If the tape is clean, you can get to work, otherwise, you will have to remove the paint.

  • Remove lime

If the layer of lime is thick enough, it can simply be scraped off with a spatula, and if the layer is thin, it is washed off in the following way: using a broad brush, hot water and damp ceiling, half an hour take a rag andstart washing.Lime perfectly removed.

  • Plastered ceiling

If your ceiling has small bumps or minor defects, you can align them with the help of plaster.In the presence of large defects (strong bias, drop plates, etc.) is recommended to align the plasterboard.

  • Primer ceiling

But it is necessary to prime the surface, then the wallpaper will be harder to hold on and the ceiling to breathe.Upon completion of all preparatory work unplug the apartment, or ... well, you know what might happen.

Do markup ceiling ↑

wallpaper pasting the ceiling should be parallel to the light, that is, in the direction away from the window.If you do otherwise, the joints will be noticeable, but we do not need.On the ceiling of the window with a pencil mark the line equal to the width of the roll.The same is done on the opposite side.Then, with the help of ropes and assistant combine these two markers in one continuous line.

Remove the ceiling light, so it will be easier to glue wallpaper.

Getting glueing ↑

measured off the required length (+ small allowance on the wall), smear fabric glue.

Important: Adhesive for ceiling wallpaper should have a thick, viscous consistency.

To better cloth soaked glutinous structure, it should be folded in half for a few minutes.Do not forget that all future bandwidth need to be impregnated in the same way and for the same time as the first.

If you are using non-woven wallpaper, they do not coat with glue and apply it directly to the ceiling.All this, in principle, is clear and known to many, but how pokleit wallpaper on the ceiling if there is no assistant?You can do it, but forces you take the sea!You can pokromsat long cloth into smaller, but in this case your ceiling turned into a patch.And you can use any props or stick, which turned out to be handy as a backup.

Bonding ceiling wallpaper without assistance
Bonding ceiling wallpaper without assistance

If possible, find a mate and then continue to work on.One stands on a ladder and the other takes the top sheet.We combine it with incised line markings and firmly pressed, at the same time your assistant should do the same only on the opposite side.Then gently pressed in the center of the canvas and begin to smooth out.For these purposes it is better to use a rubber roller.Surplus cut off with a knife or sharp stationery straight spatula.

Gluing Wallpaper with the Assistant
Bonding wallpaper with the assistant
Bonding ceiling wallpaper with the assistant
Bonding ceiling wallpaper with the assistant

second and subsequent strips are glued back to back to each other on the same principle as the first.Make sure that the seams were as good as possible proglazheny and bristled.

Bonding fabric wallpaper on the ceiling
Bonding fabric wallpaper on the ceiling

If you notice that the adhesive composition of the accident giving out from under the wallpaper, then it must be removed immediately with a clean soft cloth, or after drying may remain unsightly stains.

in the place where the ceiling hung a lamp on the canvas to do a small incision.Its size should be such that after installation of the chandelier to the place nothing was noticeable.

Important: The installation of the ceiling lamp should be carried out only after complete drying of wallpaper.

Watch a video about how to paste over the ceiling and the material vinyl wallpaper for painting.

Now you know how to glue the ceiling wallpaper, and then you can begin the preparatory work.Good luck!