How to paint paintable wallpaper: technological sequence tips

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Construction And Repair
29 May 2016

paintable wallpaper is deservedly considered one of the best materials for walls and ceilings.Painted wallpaper practical, possible multiple repainting, they are easy to clean.Moreover, such beautiful wallpaper - structural surface allows you to hide minor imperfections and obtain interesting options for wall design.It is impossible not to note the effect of a seamless surface.If you also decide to use for decoration of the popular material, but do not know how to paint the wallpaper for painting, this article will surely help orient.


types of wallpaper and dyes for painting ↑

  • paper structured
  • , non-woven vinyl coated
  • fiberglass (in basis - fiberglass)

All wallpapers are designed for painting - moisture resistant, so that they can be painted many times.
to apply water-dispersion paint or alkyd paint.

While the alkyd paints that are characterized by high wear resistance, their use in living areas is undesirable.This is due to airtightness of the obtained coating.Wallpaper, painted latex paint greener.

selection rules dye composition ↑

  • paper paintable wallpaper is better to paint latex paint (wallpaper can be painted from 5 to 15 times);
  • for non-woven wallpaper with vinyl-coated suitable acrylic matte paint dispersed;
  • wallpaper fiberglass painted the same colors, as well as non-woven, but first need to be primed wallpaper (to reduce the amount of paint).
Tools and materials for painting
Tools and materials needed for painting

tools and materials for painting ↑

  • paint;
  • roller;
  • brush;
  • tray of paint;
  • masking tape.

of work stages ↑

  1. First you need to calculate the amount of paint that will be required for staining.To do this, measure the area to be coated.Then, by simple arithmetic calculations we obtain the required amount of ink by multiplying the amount of paint (usually indicated on the bank) on the area to be coated.It is important to take into account in the calculations the fact that usually paint in several layers to completely cover the surface of the paint.It is better to paint with a stock purchase.It has come in handy after the repair for small restoration (for example, to paint a greasy spot at the switch, or to paint the wall a child).
  2. Tinting.Latex paint on sale only in white.In order to obtain the desired color in the color scheme added thereto.The entire volume of the paint tinted immediately.If the paint is not enough to get into the tone once again be problematic.It is advisable to mix the paint and color schemes using the construction of the mixer (for homogeneous composition).
  3. surface preparation.If the stain has to be painted before the wallpaper, it is important to verify the integrity of the coating: glue exfoliated wallpaper, putty the cracks, as well as clean up the irregularities of the previous painting.
  4. boundaries of the surface to be to stick masking tape.
  5. painting.Technology painted wallpaper is not very different from the way other surfaces painting: the paint is applied paint rollers.Places that are difficult to paint roller (corners, at the switch on the ceiling) dokrashivayutsya brush.If necessary, repeat the application layer should wait for the complete drying of the previous one.

above describes the simplest way to color wallpaper.If you're wondering how to paint the wallpaper in an unusual way, below you will read a few tips on surface finishes.

Mixing color scheme and paint
Mix paint and color scheme should be immediately in full, is required to stain the wallpaper in the room, to create a similar flavor with a shortage of dye will be very difficult

Fleece wallpaper can be painted on the wall before pasting on the back side.Strange at first, but here's the thing: the porous structure flizeline soaking paint forms a background wallpaper on the front side, while the waterproof vinyl spray does not stain, keeping the white.Thus it is possible to obtain interesting textured surface.

A similar effect can be achieved by using several shades of paint at the first painting wallpaper using a roller with a long nap (for a thorough staining), and when re - roll with a short nap.This method requires accuracy, as a second layer of a different color of paint, it is important to avoid the hard pressure roller for secondary painting.

Video: sticking at first, then paint ↑

Those who are going to finish first property wallpaper for painting, followed by staining with help information provided by the roller.

As you can see, painting wallpaper - it is a simple, specific professional skills are required.The painted surface you need quickly and accurately, avoiding too much paint (to wallpaper does not stick).