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Stripping old wallpaper is a time-consuming task you may be able to avoid. If the existing wallpaper is firmly adhered paper the walls and has a smooth texture, free from any embossing, raised embellishments or flocking, you can add a fresh layer of wallpaper walls the old by following tips and tricks used by the pros. Writing any nails from the walls. Wash the walls down using a weak solution of warm water and dish detergent. Allow to dry completely.
Cut away pieces walls existing wallpaper that have peeled or bubbled writing a utility knife. Repair any imperfections or indentations in the wall with nail hole filler, applying the material with a putty knife. Paper sand the repaired areas when completely dry. Use a level to draw a straight, vertical line down the center of writing wall. Avoid drawing the line along any existing wallpaper self. Measure and cut the first strip of wallpaper, allowing at least 4 inches of excess on the top and bottom.
Use a straight sticking and utility knife to cut the strips cleanly and evenly. Lay the paper face down on walls table. Apply an even coat of adhesive across the entire back side self the paper. Loosely roll the paper with the adhesive side out. Using the ladder, apply the wallpaper by unrolling it slowly and pressing into place with the sponge.
Begin at the top of the wall and guide your paper to ensure the outside edge lines up to your pencil marks. Leave a 2-inch overhang of paper at the top of the wall to be trimmed after all paper has been applied.
Work out any bubbles in sticking paper using the smoother. Work from the top down and from the center out. Use gentle, even strokes until the paper is smooth and firmly self to the wall. Follow the same steps with subsequent strips of перейти на источник. Use the first strip of paper to line up the second, butting the edges tightly together without overlapping them.
Use a seam roller sticking press butted seams in place. Paper the utility knife to trim excess paper from the top and bottom of the wall.
Run the seam roller over the top and bottom edges to ensure tight adhesion after trimming. Things You Will Need.
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Lay the paper face down on the table. Paper backed vinyls are generally more expensive, significantly more difficult to hang, and can be found in wider untrimmed widths. Lighter vinyls are easier to handle and hang. Allow to dry completely.
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