How to hang wallpaper: the sequence of work and Tricks

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

wallpapers are perhaps the most common finishing material used for the walls.Wallpapers found employment and Stucco.The richness of colors and textures provides the freedom to choose the future shape of the room.And fundamentally change the space with the help of wallpaper is not difficult.We only need to consider a few rules that simplify the process of gluing of upholstery fabrics and avoid embarrassing mistakes.It is better to start work to learn more about how to hang wallpaper correctly so as not to waste power on "reinventing the wheel".


materials and their calculation ↑

hardware store in calculating the appropriate number of rolls make for consultants sellers.To do this, they need to inform the room dimensions (length, width, height of the

ceiling), and the number of doors and windows.Use the calculator calculates the total area of ​​the walls and divided by the area of ​​a roll of wallpaper.The resulting number will be rounded up.If the buyer chooses the wallpaper with a pattern that must be considered when cutting blades, the flow rate is increased by about 20%.

As wallpaper glue
Set wallpaper

Another essential material needs work, a wallpaper paste.Is selected depending on the type of wallpaper.On the package glue has information on its proper preparation.Also the maximum number of rolls, which can be glued using one packaging.Accordingly, acquired the desired number of packages of glue.If you plan to spend the same wall primer adhesive, it is necessary to buy another pack.

for the interior decoration of the room manufacturers make borders of different widths, which are interspersed with the main color of the wallpaper.Borders can be pasted along the ceiling, doors, windows.Very often via curbs adhered to a horizontal or vertical direction, are separated visually wall apart.

Required tools ↑

  • a bucket or other container of glue for breeding;
  • brush (roller on the bar) for applying adhesive to the surface of the walls and fabric wallpaper;
  • Scissors (stationery knife) for cutting the wallpaper on the canvas desired length;
  • simple pencil for applying labels;
  • plummet;
  • spatula;
  • brush or rubber roller for smoothing glued panels;
  • roulette.
How to hang wallpaper: Tools
Tools for wallpapering

Terms gluing wallpaper: progress ↑

1. The work begins with the preparation of the premises.It is desirable to remove furniture or push it off the walls and close the film of dust.

2. Walls clean with a spatula from the old wallpaper.When a difficult discharge of scraps of paper on the surface of the wall, they moisten with water.A few minutes later Soaked paper is easily scraped off with a spatula on the wall.Painted walls sanded sandpaper rasp.With sealed with putty cracks, holes and other damage dowels walls.If possible, carry out the alignment angles.

3. Held painting or whitewashing the ceiling, and then you can proceed to finish the walls.

4. measures the height of the wall and cut from a roll of fabric according to this measure, adding a small margin.Some wallpaper is applied to the wall and carry froze, making a pencil mark.In this case, needed an assistant, because keeping pictures and measure one person can not do.This beginners usually do not know where to start wallpapering.If the wallpaper are glued lap, then always start from the window.It helps to visually hide the joints are formed.If the wallpaper is glued back to back, then you can at least start from.

5. Cut off the canvas smeared with wallpaper paste, which are bred to work directly with the time of its preparation.All modern adhesive mixtures are usually prepared for 15-30 minutes.When applying glue pay great attention to the edges, so they did not stay dry.

6. Next, the web is left for a few minutes for the impregnation, but this time quickly coat with glue the wall the width of the wallpaper strip.Not delay, because for too long soaking wallpaper fraught with their full raskisaniem.Glue this sheet will be impossible.

7. The lower edge of plastered canvas turned in for the convenience of working with him, otherwise the edge is dragged across the floor.

8. The cloth is applied on top of the wall, using a chair or a ladder, with the side edge equate plumb.You can advance through the wall and draw a vertical line through it already pasted the first panel.

As wallpaper glue exactly
use for drawing plumb vertical

9. With the help of a broad brush or rubber roller smooth sheet downward movements on a diagonal.This will firmly press the entire surface of the wallpaper on the wall, to remove air bubbles and excess glue.The adhesive is removed with a damp cloth or sponge.

How smooth wallpaper
wallpaper smoothing brush ensure the strength of fixation, remove excess glue and air bubbles

10. Surplus wallpaper cut to skirting boards and the perimeter of the ceiling.The rest of the sheets are glued similarly, alignment is performed on the previously pasted canvas.

How to hang wallpaper: a video guide ↑

Features wallpapering patterned ↑

choosing a wallpaper with a pattern in need of selection, it is necessary to pay attention to proper cutting panels.

can carry out the operation of selection in two ways:

  • After gluing the first sheet is carried out by combining the figure when measuring the second canvas on the wall, making a mark on the wallpaper above and below.These labels are bent and cut wallpaper.This method requires an assistant.
  • can cut several paintings of wallpaper on the wall take your measurements, combining pattern on the floor.Cut off the canvas unfolds on the floor face up.Close rolled coil.The web moves to the required distance to combine all the elements of the pattern.Then the incisions are made through which the cutting is carried out.
How to hang wallpaper with a pattern
How to hang wallpaper with a pattern

order not to disrupt the pattern, wallpaper glue butt the algorithm described above.

How pokleit wallpaper in the corners ↑

angles, especially if they are not perfectly straight, delivering a lot of trouble for beginners.Businesses have learned to cope with any angle.What lies their secret?All brilliant, as always, is simple.The angle is not necessary to glue the entire leaf wallpaper.Skilled craftsmen in the corner of the junction of two paintings do, and that he was perfectly flat, using the following method.The two webs are glued with an overlap equal to five centimeters.Then a sharp knife held stationery incision of two paintings.Cut parts are removed, the wall again greased with glue and fabric, which had to turn down, re-glued.Obtained by this technology completely invisible seam.So the wallpaper glue in the inner corners.What to do with external angles, with which we have to deal during the finishing of window and door slopes?

Paperhanging outside corners
paperhanging outer corners

When sticking wallpaper with your hands flat on the outer corners, just trying to carve out so the canvas to wrap them.But this method is not always applicable.Therefore it is necessary to glue the two webs are arranged along the sides of the angle, and the edge remains visible.Sometimes pre-paint over the wallpaper color, or simply close the plastic finishing area, which is attached to the mounting adhesive.

Optimal conditions for wallpapering ↑

to avoid bubbles and wrinkles in the paper during drying wallpaper, try to adhere to the following guidelines.

  • Maintenance work is carried out at a room temperature equal to 23-25 ​​degrees Celsius.
  • walls, wallpapered, must be protected from drafts until fully dry.
  • Try to not be exposed to new wallpapers direct sunlight.

In this regard, quite unpretentious wallpaper on non-woven backing.They are more expensive than conventional paper wallpaper, but working with them is a pleasure.After all, with the label of wallpaper adhesive should only be applied to the wall.Dry web roll easily rolled up to a wall surface.Works go twice as fast, if you use a meter wide rolls.

much trouble delivering beginners various disturbances in the form of pipes, sockets, switches and other parts that attach to the wall.How to cut the wallpaper in places shown in detail in the video.

Now, armed with knowledge, you can safely proceed to the repair work.In fact, after reading and scanned all became clear as pokleit wallpaper quickly and correctly.When you know exactly procedure, the result always turns out good.The joy of creativity and of a new type of rooms overflow of the heart the family, because everything is done with love for his home.