I don’t know if it’s just me, or some other people share wallpapers fascinations with me!
And trust me, if I have tons of money, I would change my wallpapers in every few months, Just to blunt my love for them!
The cost of wallpapers are simply on the high side and as time passes,
other more sophisticated and modernized wallpapers are pushed into the market every now and then.
If you manage to purchase some on a tight budget, the cost of having them hanged up or fixed can deter you to postpone it or not even buy wallpapers at all.
But not to worry, in this post, I am going to show you How to Hang Wallpapers When You Can’t Pay a Professional
How to Hang Wallpapers When You Can’t Pay a Professional
The very first thing you should do before purchasing your wallpapers is to measure which ever space you intend to put them.
Find out the length and width of the wall, note them down and make sure to pass the information to the wallpaper vendor,
for them to tell you the right number of rolls to buy or the length size.
Materials needed to Hang your Wallpaper
Choose the right type of wallpaper.
You can use your regular 3D around the house and then go with the Vinyl in areas of the house with lots of moisture like kitchen and bathrooms.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT ADHESIVE
There are specific adhesives a for different type of wallpapers but top Bond does work for almost all type of wallpapers.
3 A PAINTBRUSH
Your paintbrush should be big and thick enough to pick up enough adhesive in one dip.
5 MEASURING TAPE
6 A BOWL OR BUCKET
7 A DRY TOWEL
10. UTILITY KNIFE
HOW TO HANG WALLPAPERS YOURSELF AROUND THE HOUSE.
Cleanup the surface. It is essential to clean up the walls or any surface before you put up your wallpapers.
It’s crucial that it remains clean and free of debris.
Prepare your top Bond by adding a little bit of water.
Use your paint brush to spread the top Bond all around the surface or wall you intend to put your wallpaper.
Apply the top Bond on the wallpaper by placing the wallpaper flat on a surface and then using your paint brush to spread the top Bond on the wallpaper.
Hang up your wallpaper.
To hang up your wallpaper, you need to climb up your ladder and then have someone pass the wallpaper to you,
while the both of you work up to have it properly placed on the wall.
Someone will hold the wallpaper at the middle for you while you properly placed the edge at the rim of your walls.
Sponge out bubbles.
After hanging the wallpaper, you may notice some bubbles building up, just use a damp and slightly soapy sponge to rigoriously press all around the wallpaper to stick firmly to the wall,
While cleaning off excessive adhesive that may have smeared on the surface.
Lineup The seams.
After handing your first wallpaper, cut the next one and make sure to properly line up Seams correctly, so that the pattern is continuous.
Use your blade to cut out edges to line up with any obsructions like windows, doors or designs.
What do you think? are you strong enough to try this?
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