Vinyl wallpapers are enjoying increasingpopularity, because they have excellent characteristics. Their special value lies in the fact that they do not allow moisture to pass through. In order to, it is not necessary to invite specialists for this, since everything can be done independently and without much difficulty. But before you start covering the walls with vinyl, you need to take into account the following circumstances: Moisture resistance is the main advantage of vinyl wallpapers.
In order to paste heavy vinyl wallpaper, you should have such tools:
How to prepare the walls properly?
Before proceeding to wallpapering, it is necessary to prepare the walls accordingly. Scheme of wall finishing before wallpapering. Dryness, smoothness and smoothness of the surface are the most important. It happens that you should replace the old wallpaper, you need to do it carefully. In this regard, it is recommended to use a narrow spatula, and the old wallpaper should be dampened with water (lightly), while using a brush. Various cracks and chips on the walls are unacceptable, they must be puttied. Shpaklevku should be prepared, strictly observing the instructions that are on the package, for this a wide spatula should be used. After that, the walls must be sanded. It should be borne in mind that when interacting with concrete walls and glue, stains may appear, which should be disposed of with water-based paint. The surface of the wall must be primed, then sticking wallpaper from vinyl will be much easier. For priming, use a weak glue solution. If the wallpaper is glued on a smooth surface, you can make a slight roughness, for this, sandpaper is used. Back to contents</a>
How to prepare wallpaper stripes?
The scheme of gluing wallpaper on the walls. It is necessary to cut off 2 canvases that are equal to the height of the ceiling, but you should take into account the fit of the pattern and the allowance of 5 to 10 cm to each strip. If we are talking about wall coverings with a pattern fit, then we must combine the next strip of wallpaper with the previous strip (which has already been cut off). You need to do this before the pattern is completely matched, then you can start cutting off the main roll. Each cut strip should be marked with a pencil, this is done on the reverse side. Striping must be carried out strictly according to the marking. How to glue heavy vinyl wallpaper?
If you glue vinyl wallpaper, having a non-woventhe layer on the wall must be uniform. Ready-made glue for this process is suitable as best as possible. If the vinyl wallpaper on a paper basis, then they should be covered with the maximum density with glue, while it should be distributed at the edges exactly, on the front surface it should not be in any case. And you need to do all this only with dry and clean hands. The wallpaper should be left for a while, so that they are impregnated with glue (as for the time of impregnation, it is indicated on the package). You should make sure that the vinyl wallpaper is firmly attached to the wall surface. Back to contents</a>
How hard are hardened patches?
The scheme of gluing wallpaper in the corners.
It should be noted that the amount of glue should be neat. Do not use it too much. Back to contents</a> Features of gluing vinyl wallpaper to butt (work with a special roller) Structure of vinyl wallpaper. As already mentioned, it is recommended to glue this kind of wallpaper to the butt, however, it should be borne in mind that this technology has one nuance: when the canvas dries, their dimensions are significantly reduced, resulting in a gap. Most often this situation arises from the fact that the process of technology is violated and the "canvas" is stretched across the width. When pressing such wallpaper, you should use a special roller, it is best to use a roller with a porous rubber base, and a spatula or piece of fabric is not recommended. Vinyl wallpaper, unlike paper, requires much less glue (as already noted), as a result of the joints become noticeable. A special roller should be carefully smoothed the seams. When the wallpaper is pressed with a special roller, the presence of air bubbles under them is unacceptable, the cloth must be neatly aligned, and it must be done in accordance with the drawing. If when you glue the wallpaper, no matter what happens, there are bubbles, then you need to use a syringe, which is filled with special glue. The bubble needs to be simply pierced, then through the needle the glue is inserted in the most careful way under the paper, after which the wallpaper should be smoothed. After the first canvas is pasted, the next sheet must be pasted but not overlapped. A special roller rolls up the seam between the canvases, while the roller should not be pressed very strongly. A special roller trimmed wallpaper from the top down.