Make repairs — is it easy or difficult? It is unlikely that the future to do repairs on their hands would be delighted philistine. Because it means killing night after night, coming from work, or every weekend, when you want to relax, or to donate repair vacation. It is unlikely that a professional repair afraid — it's his job.
And repair repair strife, but because if you decide to change the environment in the room, without having to many victims, you will not find a better way than to choose and pokleit new wallpaper for the room. Surprisingly, but trust me - this new thing I'm much more than it might seem at first glance. This is the visual perception of the size of the room, and the light, finally, the very mood of the room!
And the most important thing is to change the wallpaper in the room, no need to organize a grand renovation to the export of furniture, or be a professional. It is possible not to plan ahead. Stick «clothing walls», contrary to popular belief, it is not difficult even alone. It is perfectly possible to arrange such a surprise household, go somewhere for the weekend.
Calculating the number of wallpapers
So the first thing that you will need — is to determine how much to buy wallpaper. Compete perimeter of the room in which to produce plywood and its height. When you select a note the roll width and length of the roll. Now, dividing the perimeter of the room to the width of the roll, you find out how many pieces you need for gluing. Pay attention to the frequency of repetition in the new wallpaper. Add to the height of your room pitch repetition and divide the resulting amount by the length of the roll. This way, you determine how many whole pieces obtained from the same roll. Finally, divide the number of pieces of wallpaper you need for papering the room, on the number of pieces, which are obtained from the same roll, and get the number of rolls that you need to purchase.
A difficult math, and if you are in it is not very strong, then the best solution is by measuring the perimeter of the room and its height, to go directly to the store where you see mistakes in the calculations. In the same way, experts prompt the necessary adhesive stamp and its required amount.
Removing old wallpaper
Once the responsible step of selecting new wallpaper completed, proceed to a difficult stage to remove old wallpaper from the walls. For this, use a spatula or an ordinary knife. If the wallpaper is difficult to separate from the wall — water them with a sponge with water. If that helps the poor — an extreme measure — steaming iron through a wet cloth.
By the way, as we have said, the furniture does not prevent perekleivaniyu, if only you will be able to push it away from the wall at which work is being done in any kind of half a meter.
Preparation of walls
Phase following the removal of old wallpaper — preparing walls. The wall must be applied before pasting wallpaper paste. For this, he gets divorced more fluid than for direct gluing wallpaper — roughly until thick yogurt. Glue is applied to the wall with a roller.Preparing
You're then ready to sticking new wallpapers. Clay (on density must remind liquid sour cream) is preparing for the statement, depending on the type of wallpaper. For example, heavy vinyl it should be thicker than paper.
Apply glue to the paper as well as on the wall with a roller, a thick layer. After that, a piece composed in two adhesive side inwards — wallpaper should shall be melted in 10-5 minutes. After that, they need to expand and attach to the wall, starting at the top, holding the top edge.
If you use non-woven wallpaper, glue is applied to the wall. In this case, the process is simplified bonding as wallpaper are deformed and do not change their size.
Begin to glue to the window. It should be noted that since for soaking wallpaper resizing, when pasting the corners, do not bend the wallpaper, as they will shrink when dry and fall behind the wall. In the corner is best to stick two pieces with a little overlap on each other.
If at first you do not have to attach a piece of wallpaper to the wall exactly — do not worry. Wallpaper glue hardens too quickly and allows wallpaper «slides» on the wall in the direction you want. In addition to curing the adhesive can often tear off and re-applying wallpaper to the wall.
Flatten wallpaper on the wall and to expel them from the air can be with a special rubber roller or hands and a small cloth to remove excess glue on the edges — cloth.
Glued to the closed windows and doors. The same rule should be followed and during drying. Otherwise, just wallpaper may come off, which does not please you.
Step by step, your room will wear a new dress, and you can really be proud of yourself, because you are quite independently mastered this, though small, but the repairs.