Advice 1: How to apply Wallpaper to the whitewash

Before wallpapering the walls skilled craftsmen are required to prepare the surface for redecoration. It is cleaned from old decorative coatings and carefully leveled, degreased and washed from dust and other contaminants. One of the types of the necessary preliminary work is taking the old lime from the wall. Sometimes the plaster is so sturdy and high quality that with a good primer and you can stick Wallpaper directly on the painted surface.
How to apply Wallpaper to the whitewash
You will need
  • - water and rags;
  • - scraper or a knife;
  • - acrylic primer;
  • - high-quality Wallpaper glue;
  • brush, net fabric (tulle or a bag);
  • - plumb
  • - razor blade or a special knife;
  • - brush and roller.
Make sure that the old plaster on the surface to be pasted on the wall is good enough, it never is separated in pieces and has no cracks and chips. Sometimes this covering paper Wallpaper hold well, their appearance is long on the top. However, when working with white you always run the risk of from Wallpaper paste lime can get wet and eventually flake off. On the Wallpaper there will be ugly bubbles, and the paper web can even move away from the wall along with a particle of whitewash.
It is recommended to glue a test sample (one paper background) so as not to spoil the material. If whitewash is not an obstacle for a quality repair, you can start pasting the whole wall.
Apply whitewash high quality (deeply penetrating into the wall surface!) acrylic primer. After complete drying of the first layer put the second. Next, you need to dilute clay with water (20%) and once again primed the wall of the obtained composition. Only after these manipulations it is possible to glue the Wallpaper.
Choose a good Wallpaper paste at the hardware store with a good reputation! From its composition and technical characteristics will depend tight lies Wallpaper on the whitewashed surface. In no case do not skimp on the glue; note that each blend is developed for a specific type of finishing material. Carefully read all information from the manufacturer on the packaging and strictly adhere to these instructions.
If the quality of the wash is low, it is best to thoroughly wash it off the wall. To clean easy to use old pieces of tulle or net bag from the vegetables; you can also use a brush. Moisten a white-washed wall surface with room temperature water and allow the liquid to impregnate the decorative covering. The remains of whitewash softened remove with a scraper or knife.
Clearing and covering the wall, stick the Wallpaper on her as usual. Follow the basic requirements for this type of finishing:
- mix the Wallpaper glue according to the instructions on the package, then just move on to the papering;
- pre-cook panels of the necessary size, not forgetting the allowances on the plinth. The surplus in the future, carefully cut with a razor blade or with a special knife;
- adhesive composition for 5-8 minutes to saturate the Wallpaper, if the instruction is not one of them recommended another;
- apply glue with a brush from the center to the edges of the cloth;
- don't forget to cover them parallel to the wall;
- a vertical line the walls regularly check with the plumb line;
- start papering from the window opening, so that the joints are not conspicuous;
- smooth with a soft cloth (or a special roller and brush) adhesive strip from the middle to the edges, from ceiling to floor. On the paper surface should not have formed bubbles and crushed "accordions"!
Useful advice
If you are not satisfied with the quality of glued strips of Wallpaper, siderite it from the wall. Don't expect the bumps will disappear over time, and sloppy joints will not be noticeable. Redo this work, so that the final result of the repair you really pleased.

Advice 2: How to clean glue off of the Wallpaper

Difficult Wallpaper to nowhere to smear glue. Well, if the glue is dry and the Wallpaper won't be a trace of it: no reason to be upset. But what if the trace of Wallpaper glue still left?
How to clean glue off of the Wallpaper
You will need
  • - warm water;
  • - soft cloth;
  • - the spray gun;
  • - special stain remover;
  • - decorative jewelry;
  • the rest of the Wallpaper;
  • glue.
Fill the spray bottle with warm water and spray on the spot where the dried up smeared Wallpaper paste. After spraying, leave slightly moistened with water Wallpaper for five minutes to ten, and then gently wipe the stain with a moistened soft cloth. But it is important not to overdo it! If the Wallpaper glued thin paper, then make the effort a little more than you should, so you can grate to the hole. And it is the last will definitely be worse than the first. This method is applicable if thick glued Wallpaper.
If the Wallpaper glue is still fresh, i.e., not had time to dry, try as quickly as possible wipe it with a slightly dampened cloth. Gently RUB: here, force is not necessary, rather the necessary caution and care. If rubbing with excessive zeal, not only to spoil the picture (it will spread), but not surprising to the hole and reached in.
Ask in specialized shops, in which sells building and finishing material, do they have a special tool that designed for removing all kinds of stains from paper Wallpaper, including spots, put Wallpaper paste.
If, however, the removal of stains on the Wallpaper with a hole in it, don't worry: this place is close to some of the original decoration, for example, a beautiful butterfly or a flower.
If the stain failed, otderite gently from the wall the lane, where the set was slick, and in its place palate a new piece.
Before using pyatnovyvodnye tool, check reaction paper on it on some small piece of Wallpaper.
Useful advice
Not to put a stain, try to spread the adhesive only to the back side of Wallpaper, and never cover the top with glue joints.

Advice 3: How to apply Wallpaper on lime

Wallpaper is one of the most common types of finishing materials. Stick them on a carefully prepared surface to avoid re-work, especially if the walls have been whitewashed.
How to apply Wallpaper on lime
You will need
  • - spatula;
  • iron brush;
  • - putty;
  • - primer;
  • - roller or brush;
  • - Wallpaper glue.
If you plan to pasting Wallpaper on the white-washed walls, it can be done only if the layer of lime is small and holds quite firmly.
Before wallcovering conduct a thorough preparatory work. Buy at the hardware supermarket acrylic primer. Apply it on the wall using a large paintbrush or roller. Allow primer to dry for 24-36 hours, again repeat the layer to dry and then cover the walls on the third time.
Proceed to the wallcovering after 24 hours after applying the third coat of primer. Drying time depends on room temperature. The higher the temperature, the less time it will take to dry each coat of primer.
If the whitewash on the walls a lot and it started to flake off in places, you do not help no primer, since the Wallpaper will simply fall off with a layer of lime. In this case, the inevitable clean and the plastered walls then it is possible to glue the Wallpaper.
For the removal of lime from the walls, use an iron spatula, brush, cloth and water. To dust as small as possible, liberally moisten the wall, remove the layer of lime with a putty knife and wire brush again carefully rinse the walls, zashpaklyuyte.
After removing the wash, thoroughly dry the premises, apply to the putty one coat of primer, dry wall. Wallpaper can be pasted in a dry place at zero temperature. If you don't take sufficient time to dry, despite the fact that the walls will be cleaned from lime, Wallpaper can fall off and you will have to redo all the work.
Wallcovering, use a quality glue that is suitable for the kind of materials that you are going to apply. This will also be the guarantee that the Wallpaper will stick quite firmly.
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