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August 12, 2017 18:06

How to glue the glass fiber - from pros to gluing machinery

Glass wall bathroom
  • What is fiberglass?
  • Pros
  • Types
  • Features gluing
  • Choosing the correct adhesive
  • Pasting of walls
  • Pasting the ceiling

engineers are constantly working on new construction and finishing materials, which allow to embody luxury and original solutions for the design of bathroomsand have high performance.Conventional paper wall is no longer relevant, now it's time fiberglass wallpaper.They are very popular among ordinary consumers, because they have unique qualities.About all the pros and cons of stekloooboev, as well as how to glue the glass wall, we will describe in this article.

texture Covering

What is fiberglass?

Glass wall - a kind of finishing materials, which is made on the basis of fiberglass.They are a special adhesive treatment of a modified starch, which increases their strength, as well as allows you to save the form before sticking on the wall or ceiling.

Steklooboi available in rolls.They are generally white color, which becomes transparent when adhered.Wallpaper is made from

special glass based on silica sand, dolomite, soda and lime.Glass passes the heating temperature to 1,200 degrees, whereupon it is pulled from yarns of different thicknesses, more of these yarns is woven fabric.The technology allows you to weave textured paintings and thick paint fiberglass - webs.

Rolls with a pattern
Fiberglass - gossamer
Colored glass fiber


Basic Properties Covering:

  • long life - service life up to 30 years;
  • versatility;
  • environmental safety;
  • elasticity;
  • combustibility;
  • not afraid of changes in temperature;
  • high level of moisture resistance;
  • high strength;
  • resistance to various chemicals;
  • not subject to rot, mildew or fungus;
  • structure of the material passes the pair that has a positive effect on the microclimate of a bathroom;
  • they do not collect dust and dirt, as they have anti-static effect;
  • withstand up to 20 paint layers;
  • used as a basis for further painting or painting.
Glass fiber for painting


All fiberglass depending on the invoices are divided into:

  • smooth - these include fiberglass and gossamer.This kind of fiberglass is used to remove micro-cracks on the walls or ceiling.Typically, they are used in new buildings, as a result creates a perfectly smooth surface;
  • relief - possess greater strength than smooth wallpaper.They are used in the final stage of finishing the walls or ceiling.
Glass fiber embossed paintable

Features gluing

technology papering the walls or ceiling steklooboyami largely coincides with applying ordinary wallpaper.

But worth to pay attention to some of the features:

  • should apply the adhesive only on the surface of the walls, on the canvases of glue application is strictly prohibited;
  • fiberglass have glued only butt;
  • must-leave allowance of 10 centimeters to be able to dock the pattern on the paintings.After that, all the excess is cut off;
  • joint between steklooboyami can be horizontal or vertical;
  • painted wallpaper you need twice the time period shall be 12 hours;
  • be sure to monitor the amount of glue or paint, because a thick layer of a negative impact on performance as wallpaper;
  • indoor bath temperature should be between 18 to 25 degrees and the humidity should not exceed 70 percent;
  • need to beware of drafts after pasting wallpaper.
Paint Wallpaper

Glass fiber is not recommended at all to glue the walls of the bathroom.It is not recommended to paste sections of the wall, which housed a bath and washbasin.Although this material is resistant to moisture, but in contact with a fiberglass water can change the appearance and peel off.

All other walls of the bathroom can be decorated steklooboyami, which can be painted in any color.To update the interior you can have them repainted in a different color or paint stripes, combining several colors.

Paint fiberglass

Glass fiber can be used for walls that are already painted with oil paint.But you must first make a surface preparation.You must purchase a special structure, which acts as a primer.Wall solution to be processed several times with time intervals for a good drying each layer.Most bathrooms have often painted with oil paint, so not worth it to shoot, just take responsibility for surface preparation and fiberglass will decorate the room bathroom for years to come.

Choosing the correct adhesive

Only properly selected adhesive can ensure the reliable adhesion of the material to different surfaces. known manufacturers of adhesive that is used specifically for fiberglass, is a company Norteks, Ossar, Lakra and Master Pro.

The undeniable advantages of this type of glue is necessary to include high security for others and the absolute environmental cleanliness. The adhesive composition includes special additives to protect wallpaper from the appearance of mold and mildew.

Ready wallpaper adhesive for Oscar

to consider when buying the glue that one liter is enough for 5-6 square meters gluing wallpaper.Clay can be purchased ready-made.Sales also presented glue for fiberglass in the form of a dry powder, which is very easy to prepare for the manufacturer's instructions.Of the 100 grams of powder obtained three liters of finished adhesive.The powder is enough to fill with cold water, stir well and after 10 minutes the adhesive is ready for use.

Wallpapering on the wall

Pasting of walls

  • Before use, inspect the fiberglass walls.If the cracks are only 1 mm, the alignment of the additional material can not produce, because glass fiber reinforcement have excellent properties.If larger cracks, the alignment of the walls is necessary to make sure by means of putty, then sanded and primed.
  • walls in the bathroom, where usually high humidity should be treated with a special compound with antifungal properties.
  • Perform preparation of the adhesive composition.It can be in the form of powder or ready-made.
  • We need to find the front side of the web.Usually it is inside the roll.Some manufacturers use fiberglass special notes in the form of a gray or blue ribbons.Next
  • made cutting fabric, the amount of which should be 5-10 cm longer than the height of the wall if there is a pattern.To cut you can use stationery knife or a well sharpened scissors.
Substrate Preparation
Apply the adhesive on the wall
Clay wallpaper on the wall
Clay joint to joint
Cut the top
cropped bottoms

glue fiberglass:

  • should apply adhesivecomposition of only one section of the wall where the fabric will be glued.It can be used for this purpose a special roller, thus the adhesive is evenly distributed, providing an excellent result of pasting.If you remain small areas of the wall without glue, fiberglass is very quickly begin to keep up with the wall.
  • Wallpapering made on technology "butt".The first web is attached vertically, and then carefully smoothed using a plastic spatula or special roller.The edges do not need to press strongly, because it will be joined to the next web.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut it off extra inches of material from the bottom and top.In carrying out this procedure should fix the pasted canvas with a spatula.
  • Then you can take on the next sheet.The process is repeated.When the second web is pasted on the wall, then you should go carefully with a spatula or a roller on the joint.Thus, all the walls are sealed.
  • should be primed with all the wallpaper on the walls with a special solution of glue, which is produced according to the instructions.This action helps to give the material the rigidity and reduce ink consumption.
  • staining of wallpaper carried out after the complete drying of the adhesive, and the wallpaper should hold fast to the wall.Therefore, the first coating takes place 24 hours after wallpapering, and the second - not earlier than 12 hours after the first.Typically used for painting fiberglass, acrylic, latex or water-based paints.For painting, you can use fur roller or spray gun, which will make the process easier and faster.In the future, you can repaint the wallpaper up to 20 times.If they are damaged, for example, children or animals, the painting will hide all the flaws.
Staining Wallpaper

Pasting the ceiling

To simplify the process of papering the ceiling steklooboyami better to enlist the support of another person.One will serve the bottom fabric, and the second, standing on a table or a ladder, have to glue them to the ceiling.This approach will help to accelerate the process, do not need to be constantly slazit down for the next blade.

Glass fiber ceiling


  • first need to stock up on convenient ladder or table, to have access to the ceiling.
  • Before using fiberglass ceiling should be prepared beforehand: align, apply putty and primer deep penetration.
  • produced cutting fiberglass cloth, when it is necessary to leave a margin of 5-10 centimeters to produce regrowth of invoice.
  • process of pasting the ceiling should start on the opposite side of the door.
  • can cause straight lines on the ceiling, using a level, then the sticky webs will be done correctly.These lines help to paste the first canvas.
  • With roll the adhesive is applied only to the ceiling, because the fabric is already impregnated with starch, which has adhesive properties.
  • then glued fiberglass.It must be firmly pressed against the ceiling, and then, using a soft roller or plastic spatula, flatten to remove air.
  • gluing process is carried out only butt.
  • After gluing fiberglass ceiling should be covered with a thick glue for extra strength and ink consumption by a further step.
  • necessary to leave the ceiling to dry in normal room conditions.