Catching repairs yourself, should take into account the occurrence of adverse effects. For example, the wallpaper may come off and spoil the appearance of the whole interior.
However, this unpleasant moment is easy to fix.
You will need
- - Adhesive (paste, PVA or wallpaper for the joints) -
- - Dry tryapka-
- - Medical syringe, brush or sponge, spatula.
Before gluing the old wallpaper, prepare in advanceglue. You can use several types: paste (glue made from flour or starch), PVA glue or special adhesive joints. Note that the PVA can leave yellow spots, so it can not be used for light wallpaper.
Fold the edge of the peeled off the old wallpaper. Dry with a cloth clean the surface to which the adhesive will be applied.
Carefully and evenly apply glue to the wallwallpaper, pay attention to the edges. PVA glue is recommended to apply through a medical syringe (without the needle) or a small brush (eg, drawing). The paste should be applied to a small sponge. Special wallpaper paste for joints sold in small tubes, that allows you to quickly and economically applied to the surface.
Wait for a while (three to ten minutes) to wallpaper impregnated with glue.
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 the formation of bubbles and folds. If you want to glue smooth wallpaper, instead of a brush, you can use a rubber roller or trowel. Addressing the edge of excess glue edges gently wipe with a dry cloth or sponge. Note that the dried adhesive is very difficult to remove from the surface of the wallpaper.