Advice 1: How to strip Wallpaper fast

If you decide to paste over the wall with new Wallpaper, be sure to prepare the surface for redecoration. One of the most laborious training in this form of decorating is the removal of the previous paper coating. This should be done to further in the wall appeared unsightly bumps and bubbles. Not always the old Wallpaper is removed easily, whole cloth. In most cases, craftsmen have to be like to try to completely clean the surface.
How to strip Wallpaper fast
You will need
  • - scraper or a knife;
  • - the water reservoir;
  • - special tool to remove Wallpaper;
  • - warm water;
  • - rags;
  • - a sponge or roller;
  • - cotton fabric;
  • - iron with the steam function or a hand steamer.
Instruction
1
Fold up the lower part of old Wallpaper from walls using a knife or scraper, then you need to carefully pull it down. If the paper web does not depart from the surface, then you should not make further, more significant efforts and frustrate them – so you can damage the top layer of plaster.
2
Prepare and capacious container and fill it with warm water. Using a rag to soak the old paper coating and let her soak up the liquid for 15-20 minutes. After that, the Wallpaper will be gradually otkalyvalis with a scraper or knife. Together with them not to remove and pieces of the wall, tear off the paper in small pieces carefully, not making any sudden movements. Do not overdo it with the wetting of the walls, otherwise it can destroy the top layer plastered surface, making it softer and more fragile.
3
Atprivate the old Wallpaper off the wall if they were glued strongly binding adhesives, such as "Bustilat" or PVA glue (containing PVA). Exposure to steam will help to cope with a layered paper surface, as the foundations which used a sheet of newspaper. You need to make to Wallpaper cotton fabric (for example, cut into pieces of sheets) and heat it with a hot iron. You can also use a special hand steamer for clothes. When the cloth becomes hot, you need to quickly rip off the Wallpaper from the wall.
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Use the special tool for removing Wallpaper, which can be purchased at the shop of finishing materials. Consult your dealer and read carefully the application instructions on the package. Typically, such liquids or gels are applied to the old Wallpaper with a sponge, or a soft cushion, a thick enough layer. After a time (from five minutes to several hours, depending on the effectiveness of the mixture) cleanser penetrates deeply into the structure of paper coatings, and it can be easily removed.
Note
When working with special tools for removing old Wallpaper eliminates the contact of their constituent active substances with shell eyes. Be sure to wear safety glasses!
Useful advice
When removing old Wallpaper with the surface of the walls of premises where electricity, you must disconnect the light on the entire period of work. Proceed with a scraper or knife in the area of power outlets and wiring extremely careful not to damage them.

Advice 2: How to glue old Wallpaper

Doing the repair yourself, you should consider the emergence of adverse effects. For example, the Wallpaper may come off and spoil the view of the whole interior. However, this unpleasant situation is easy to fix.
How to glue old Wallpaper
You will need
  • - glue (paste, PVA or Wallpaper for joints);
  • dry cloth;
  • medical syringe, brush or sponge, spatula.
Instruction
1
Before gluing old Wallpaper in advance, prepare the glue. You can use several types: paste (a glue made from flour or starch), PVA glue or special adhesive to the joints. Note that PVA can leave yellow stains, so it cannot be used for light Wallpaper.
2
Fold the edge of the peel off old Wallpaper. Dry rag clean the surface on which you will apply the glue.
3
Thoroughly and evenly apply glue to the wall and the Wallpaper, pay special attention to the edges. PVA glue is recommended to apply using a medical syringe (without the needle) or a small brush (e.g. for drawing). The paste should be applied with a small sponge. Special Wallpaper glue for seams sold in small tubes that allows you to quickly and economically apply it to the surface.
4
Wait some time (from three to ten minutes) that Wallpaper is soaked with glue.
5
Firmly press the folded edge of the Wallpaper to the wall. In the direction from the center to the edge, smooth the surface with a brush with soft bristles to avoid formation of bubbles and folds. If you need to glue plain paper instead of brushes you can use a rubber roller or spatula. Speaking for the edge edges, excess glue carefully remove with a dry cloth or sponge. Note that the cured adhesive is very difficult to remove from the surface of the Wallpaper.
Note
When patching the old Wallpaper in the room should be the temperature about 20°C and unacceptable drafts.
You should not glue the Wallpaper during the heating season.
Useful advice
If the patching of old Wallpaper there are bubbles and creases, gently peel off the cloth, apply glue again and glue again. Small bubbles can be pierced with a needle or incision with a knife through the hole to squeeze the air and excess glue after drying, they will disappear.

Advice 3: How to tear off the Wallpaper off the walls

Making repairs, the owners invariably faced with the problem of removing the walls from the old cover. This files most often have to clean Wallpaper which is not always removed easily and quickly.
How to tear off the Wallpaper off the walls
Instruction
1
Least problems delivering double-layered non-woven Wallpaper – just delete the upper part, leaving only a thin paper base. It is easy to remove, but you can write on the wallse, pasted on top of other Wallpaper.
2
Much more work has to invest when you remove the paper. Experienced repairmen are advised to first thoroughly wet them with warm water using a cloth, sponge or atomizer (do not forget to disable sockets and switches) and leave alone for 15-20 minutes and then remove. During this time, the paper will swell, the glue will dissolve and the Wallpaper start to peel away from the walls.
3
In order to facilitate the access of moisture, the surface of Wallpaper can be cut or scratched with a knife, spatula, and use a roller with nails or the Wallpaper tiger. And then their surfaces. By the way, the most effective in this case, tiger Wallpaper, which you can use without a lot of work to scratch any area and do not leave on walle damage. Another way to increase the "availability" of old Wallpaper – steamed them with the iron through a wet cloth.
4
But for removing too "entrenched" on the wallske Wallpaper (as a rule, they were smeared with white glue or carpenter's glue) you will have to exert maximum effort. Such materials did not take emery paper (clogged almost immediately), or by wetting with water or by steaming (the glue will become stronger). The selection is small, tedious scraping and scouring, remembering a bad word authors last repair. Of course, you can use a drill or grinder with a small nozzle, but then you have wallshave re-primed and putty. But if the Wallpaper is fixed with white glue and even on the drywall, then tear them you'll have with a cardboard.
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And in conclusion, on the facts, which should be paid special attention. Removing the old Wallpaper, do not water from a large area, because until you get to the edge, he will have time to dry. And do not overdo it with the amount of water – too much moisture can harm not only the putty or plaster under the Wallpaper (and will be much more), but the downstairs neighbors.
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