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How to lay wallpaper squarely to extend the life of wallpaper?

August 19,2022

Home wallpaper life is generally in about 5-8 years, it is said that wallpaper three parts material seven parts work, if paving improper, wallpaper is easy to moisture mold, bubbles rolled edge and other phenomena, then how to cut paving wallpaper, in order to extend the life of wallpaper?For example, the following recommendations should be noted when using self adhesive wallpaper.

A, before construction preparation

1, temperature and humidity
Temperature requirements between 15 ℃ -25 ℃, humidity at 85% or less, avoid construction in the rainy or weather fusion season.
2、Eradicate the wall skin
Only water-resistant putty and latex paint walls (with different base film materials) can be paved with wallpaper, other wood, plaster layer or chalked putty layer, aging latex layer need to be shoveled off and then re-done in the order of concrete - plaster layer / gypsum board / wood products - anti-crack bandage or patching - putty layer wall base.


Putty walls that fall off cannot be wallpapered


Remove the wall coating layer to the plaster layer
3、Clean the wall
The wall must be flat (the error should not be greater than 2mm), firm, dry and free of dirt, the water on the wall before construction is less than 6%, PH value is less than 9, wipe clean the dust of the wall with a slightly damp cloth.


Measuring wall flatness by measuring tape
4、Acceptance of materials
Check whether the wallpaper has defects, the color number of wallpaper, batch number is consistent. Glue is best to buy natural plant glue, especially in children's rooms is best to use potato glue, glutinous rice glue, there are wallpaper brands will provide special environmental protection glue; latex paint walls need to use wall base treasure instead of general base film, base film if and glue matching effect is better;.
5, the environment is neat and tidy
Before paving wallpaper is best to clean up the construction site, while do not have other types of construction, so as not to cause dust pollution, resulting in wallpaper framing is not firm, rolled edge, etc.
The above is the preparation work before construction given by the wallpaper manufacturer. Hunan Hamyee Home Decor Co., Ltd is a professional manufacturer of nonwoven wallpaper, PVC wallpaper, self-adhesive wallpaper, kitchen film & window glass film wallpaper  with over ten years of experience.

Second, the construction process

1、Modulation base film
Base film is a professional alkali, moisture, mold treatment materials, can effectively prevent the construction of the base moisture and alkaline material seepage, so as to protect the wallpaper. Pour the base film into the basin, add appropriate water according to the proportion of the product description, and stir evenly to the appropriate concentration.


Base film modulation process diagram
2、Coating base film
Apply the base film evenly and comprehensively on the wall base with roller (large area) and brush (small area), 1-2 times, and then dry naturally for 24 hours.


Apply base film
3、Measurement and marking
Starting from one end of the wall, use a line hammer to find the first vertical reference line at a certain distance and mark it. Accurately measure the height from the top of the wall to the ground.


Vertical line marking
4、Cutting patchwork
Cutting wallpaper, the need for parquet, the splice needs to be reserved for 5cm, cut wallpaper, need to be placed in order, you can first cut 3 volumes of wallpaper test paste.


Patterned wallpaper needs to be pre-patterned
5、Modulating glue liquid
According to the product proportioning instructions, add water in stages and stir, to the rice paste, placed about half an hour, see if the thinning, and then add a little glue powder, and finally inserted into the container with a chopstick vertically, not immediately pour on the concentration can be.
6, brush glue solution
rolling brush glue on the back of the wallpaper, comprehensive and even, both sides should be brushed enough, wait a little 5 minutes for the wallpaper to soften.
7, framing wallpaper
Brush good glue wallpaper pulled apart, from the side of the overall wall began to paste, aligned with the vertical line paper from top to bottom while pressing the wallpaper firmly from top to bottom with a scraper (pure paper wallpaper, foam wallpaper or surface with bumpy shape, available sponge instead of scraper), squeeze out the bubbles, scrape out excess glue and dry with a damp cloth in time, paste the second wallpaper, first fixed high, and then focus on alignment with the side of the first.


Alignment of marker lines


Cut the bottom excess wallpaper
8、Door and window sockets
Switch and socket location should be paved after cutting reserved, has been installed socket switch, you can cut two diagonal lines from the center point, there will be four small triangles, and then press the switch and socket around the scraper, with a wallpaper knife to remove excess wallpaper.


Cutting sockets and other parts
9、Wallpaper trimming
Cutting off the lower part of the excess wallpaper with a hobby knife.
10、Yin and Yang corner treatment
The positive corners should not have seams, and the yin and yang corners should be handled smoothly with rollers.


Use special roller for yin and Yang corners

Three, after the completion of construction

1、Recycle materials
excess wallpaper should not be thrown away, keep it as a spare for future repair.
2、Finished product protection
After the paper is pasted, doors and windows should be closed for 2-3 days to let the wallpaper dry naturally (do not open the heating and air conditioning equipment, so as not to open seams caused by the intense contraction of wallpaper).