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How to make a cosmetic repair


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The desire to update their apartment sooner or later appears in every owner.

To do this, make cosmetic repairs.

In most cases, it includes changing the wallpaper and updating (repainting or new whitewashing) the ceiling.

If the updated ceiling and wallpaper add to the rearrangement of furniture, the room is able to take a completely new look.

You will need

  • Wallpaper, paint for the ceiling, plaster, wallpaper glue, tool



Removed old wallpaper
Old wallpaper after preliminary soaking, as a rule, are relatively easy to remove. Those places where they have not moved away from the wall surface, soaked and processed with a spatula until they are completely removed.

Remove old wallpaper


Removes whitewashing or painting the ceiling.
If the ceiling in the room was whitewashed, then it is pre-moistened. Then the old whitewash together with the plaster is removed with a wide spatula.
The paint from the surface of the ceiling, as a rule, is easily removed without preliminary treatment with a spatula.


The ceiling is painted or painted.
Before whitewashing or painting the ceiling follows itPlastered. The most optimal option is complete plaster, when a new layer is applied to the entire surface. With this method you get the most smooth and smooth surface.
A whitewash is made with the help of a spray gun. In case the ceiling is painted, a first coat of diluted paint is first applied. At the same time, a spray gun is also used.

The ceiling is painted or painted.


Glue wallpaper
A roll of wallpaper is marked and cut out into stripsNecessary length. Then the back of the strip is smeared with glue and applied to the top point. After that, it is gradually applied along the entire length and is smoothed from the middle to the edges. This is done in order to remove air bubbles from under the surface of the wallpaper sheet. Pasting of wallpaper is produced sequentially around the perimeter of the room.

How to make a cosmetic repair Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Siywiifc
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