How to glue vinyl wallpaper for best results and long life

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

Among the myriad wallpaper kind of "vinyl" - the most popular.This phenomenon is quite justified, because vinyl wallpaper full of a variety of colors and textures, plus they not only look beautiful on the wall, but also a great wash, and do not fade in the sun.This excellent performance that characterize this type of wallpaper exclusively on the positive side.But all this beauty can change bad final results of gluing, so the question as to glue vinyl wallpaper, you need to have a balanced and serious approach.


modern vinyl wallpaper - characteristics ↑

Types of vinyl wallpaper
Variety vinyl wallpaper provides an opportunity to find a material for pasting rooms with different operating conditions

Today's vinyl wallpaper possess excellent indicators because they are "breath

ing": their top layerIt represented the finest microporous plastic, and the bottom base is made of paper or nonwoven.

Vinyl wallpaper are divided into:

- foam (structural) vinyl;

- screen printing;

- vinyl wallpaper with a higher degree of water resistance;

- textured vinyl wallpaper.

Wallpaper foam and embossed on the wall type hide minor irregularities, and silkscreen their stresses.This argument should be taken into consideration before proceeding directly to the glueing.

Despite the fact that the vinyl wallpaper looks impressive and beautiful, many people fear such a risky purchase (in their opinion).Nothing ventured into this process there, just need to know how to glue the vinyl wallpaper.Then, with a clear understanding of the whole process, all the difficulties go by the wayside, and the end result is high quality.

Preparing walls ↑

Before gluing wallpaper, above all, make sure that the wall surface lined, on it there are no cracks, gouges, and cleared of the old wall coverings.In order to get rid of old, already rather boring wallpaper, you should wet the wall and clean it carefully with a spatula.And if there is a need to align and putty the surface of the wall.

vinyl wallpaper glued only on a dry and flat wall that it is desirable to pre-treat the fungicidal composition in order to avoid the appearance of a wallpaper mold and mildew.This important measure is prevention, so it should not be ignored.

Important: wallpaper can be glued only in draft-free room, turned off air conditioning and the windows closed.

Cutting Wallpaper: practical advice ↑

first point recommendations - party verification of the purchased wallpaper on the identity of the figure, color and batch number.After verification, you can start cutting.The easiest option when vinyl wallpaper is not drawing.In this case, the wallpaper can be cut out of cloth without overlapping pattern.Unrolling from the roll the required length of fabric and carefully cut.

As for direct mating pattern, it needs to be pre-alignment.It should be guided by this principle: each panel following pattern is shifted by half.So, the band will be the same after one.Also do not forget that all the pieces of fabric should be unwound in the same direction from the roll.

Important: when cutting wallpaper strips should leave allowance is 10 cm long.

Preparation of glue - an important stage ↑

Proper application of the adhesive
for uniform application of the adhesive is required roller

Since the types of wallpapers are different, thus the adhesive for usemust also be appropriate.Required type of glue is indicated on the package of wallpaper.Its preparation is thorough kneading and leaving for a certain period of time in the tranquility of swelling.

glue is applied evenly abundant, then vinyl wallpaper glued immediately.Before pokleit vinyl wallpaper, you need to enable cloth impregnated with an adhesive composition, about 3-5 minutes.Smeared cloth formed on the principle of "base to the base."

Important: if this procedure does not perform, the consequence of negligence will joints, which went on drying.

During the swelling of the fibrous paper substrate swell and stretch themselves a little wallpaper.For all time bands swelling should always be the same.It is very important for the purity of the joints and perfect kind of wallpaper.All these rules concern the vinyl wallpaper with paper backing.

non-woven backing vinyl wallpaper easier to process.Adhered processed adhesive wallpaper is not reverse side, and the wall, so the impregnation process is irrelevant.

How gluing vinyl wallpaper - technology ↑

technology gluing vinyl wallpaper

gluing the first strip of wallpaper is best to start from the corner.The most convenient way wallpapering together.One man standing on a ladder, apply fabric to the wall and align it up, and the second holds the lower end of the band.He stands on the floor and gently combines painting with a vertical line drawn on the wall.

glued vinyl wallpaper always butt, that is, without imposing the cloth on each other.You also need to ensure that the adhesive mixture does not impinge on the "face" of the wallpaper.If this happens, you need to glue immediately with a dry cloth.

material that remains in the ceiling and near the baseboards, very carefully cut at the line wallpapering knife.Use of a dull knife is unacceptable - be torn wallpaper.If possible, it is much better to remove the baseboard before gluing the wallpaper, then the edge of the web do not have to bend.

Regarding the area of ​​outlets and switches, there is, first of all, must be de-energized electricity.Subsequently remove the electrical outlets and switches.Wallpapers are glued directly on the formed hole.Later, when the glue is dry, you can cut holes crosswise manner.Corners in places cuts podgibayutsya inside.After the end of switches and sockets are screwed into place.

glued wallpaper behind the radiator no more than 20 cm behind the heater.If there is a great desire to gluing the entire surface of the wall, which is located behind the radiator, it is necessary to cut into strips 10 cm wide, and paste, pressing them against the wall a small roller with a long handle.And the best solution - painting the walls behind radiators to match the corresponding color of the wallpaper.

correct implementation of all of these recommendations and tips guarantee a clean and neat appearance wallpaper after the final completion of the process.

Video instruction proper gluing vinyl wallpaper ↑

For the most intuitive answer to the question of how to glue vinyl wallpaper - the video will best.It clearly and precisely specified the entire process.