Before you start
- Prepare the wall where you intend to put your wallpaper. The surface of the wall must be dry, clean and degreased. The non-woven wallpaper hides small imperfections of the wall, but if the damage is significant, it should be leveled before. If your wall has intense colors, it is advisable to apply a light background to hide these colors. Before applying the wallpaper, you should remove from the surface any traces of previous wallpaper.
- Cut the wallpaper roll all the way down a dotted line.
- Unfold the tapes and check for any errors and the edges to match each other. In case of problems please contact us to change the roller.
- Prepare the glue. If you have glue from Wall designers: make melt a bag (50g) in 1l of cold water and wait 15 minutes. After this quarter hour mix the glue and that’s it, you can start the application.
You will need:
- glue for non-woven wallpapers
- 1 liter of cold water
- bowl to prepare the glue
- pencil, paper tape
- measuring tool (ruler, tape measure …)
- bubble level (warning: you can replace it with a
- heavy object such as scissors hanging on a
- glue brush
- brush and roll for wallpapers
- sponge or soft cloth
Laying non-woven wallpaper Using a spirit level and a ruler, mark on your wall vertical lines (every 50cm) along which you will stick the strips of your wallpaper. If you want to put the wallpaper on wall with window, for your comfort start at its proximity and continue to the wall london. Apply glue to the surface of the wall for the first strip of wallpaper. Use a glue brush and be careful so that a layer of glue is not too thick. Avoid applying the glue directly to the wallpaper. Take the first strip of wallpaper and fold it (from the bottom) to avoid getting dirty. Place the upper part of the band at the appropriate place and unroll it gently downwards by sticking it all the way. Check if the first tape is aligned along the designated line. If not, gently slide the band to adjust. With a wallpaper brush, smooth the entire surface to eliminate air bubbles. Move the brush in a circular motion from the center of the band to the sides, starting from the top down. Be careful not to dirty the brush with glue. Repeat these steps for all subsequent strips of wallpaper. Make sure that the edges of the pattern match correctly with each other. Excess glue can be removed with a sponge or soft cloth slightly moistened. Be careful not to use the sponge too dry and do not rub too much surface, as this can damage the structure of the print. When you have finished and smoothed the entire surface, cut out any unnecessary items (including white edges). Be careful so that the cutter is not soiled and if it is too sharp, be careful not to tear the wallpaper.
After the application
Make sure once again if the wallpaper is stuck on any surface of the wall, if the strips have been applied correctly and if the pattern has not distorted. The best estimate is from a distance of 1-2 meters. If the wallpaper has just been glued and if you notice a small misalignment of the pattern you can still move it and align gently.
Smooth the surface of your wallpaper again with a roller. It is possible that under the wallpaper you will notice small bubbles of air. They should disappear in 1-3 days.
Do not forget to keep in your interior the temperature above 10 ° C and a constant air flow.
Do not try to support the natural drying process and do not use any equipment to speed it up. Avoid intensively heating your room, especially if the wallpaper has been applied near heaters.