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August 12, 2017 18:06

How to apply liquid wallpaper : payment amount , drawing on the wall , creating a pattern

The process of applying liquid wallpaper
  • Colors
  • Pros
  • How to calculate the number of
  • Preparations
  • Preparation composition
  • application technique
  • covered with a protective layer of varnish
  • Care

Liquid wallpaper - itmodern finishing material for the walls of the topcoat.It is a dry, finished mixture, which prior to the application onto the wall, should be diluted with water.After drying, they form a pleasant surface with interesting texture.The composition of this material is similar to conventional paper wallpaper, and according to the method of application - with putty or plaster.Liquid wallpaper manufactured cellulose, adding silk, as well as gluing and decorative components.Before they buy, be sure to read about how to apply liquid wallpaper.

Liquid wallpaper in packages

Colors

color palette of liquid wallpaper is very large - you can choose almost any color, but if it does not exist, the desired hue can be achieved easily using the tinting paints.Also, liquid wallpaper can contain formulatory sparkles, pearl powder, mineral chips,

etc.

Apply the material as possible to furnish any room in the house, but in the bathroom, because of the high humidity, it will last a few less.Extend the life of liquid wallpaper in the bathroom can be using a special acrylic coating.

The color palette of liquid wallpaper

Pros

Liquid wallpaper have many obvious advantages, they:

  • environmentally friendly - as part of this material contains only natural, safe ingredients to humans;
  • plastic - the consistency of the mixture allows to put it on the wall with a variety of terrain, for example, columns or niches;
  • soundproof - thanks to the special, the porous structure of this type of coating has a high degree of sound insulation;
  • easily restored in case of damage;
  • perfectly retain heat;
  • do not absorb odors, unlike conventional paper wallpaper;
  • not form seams.
Liquid wallpaper in the bathroom

in bathroom design liquid wallpaper is used as the sole material for covering walls, or in combination with ceramic tiles, artificial stone or decorative plaster.Furthermore, by using different colors and textures of liquid wallpaper can be created on the walls of the original patterns.

Liquid wallpaper , ceramic tile and mirror the design of the bathroom

How to calculate the number of

dry material on the basis of which are mixed liquid wallpaper sold in large plastic bags. In one bag is about a kilogram mixture - this will be enough to finish 3-4 sq.m.wall, depending on the coating thickness.

to cover was as thin and smooth, you should mix the liquid wall in accordance with the instructions.Achieving the desired consistency, it should find a middle ground - the mixture should not be too thin, otherwise wallpapers will be poorly adhere to a wall or too thick, in this case, the coating is uneven, with mounds and hollows.

Mixture for applying wallpaper

To calculate required amount of materials to determine the total area of ​​the walls, and split it into packaging consumption.The total area of ​​the walls in the bathroom are calculated as follows: calculate the area of ​​each wall by multiplying the height and width, and summarize the results.

Application of the mixture on the wall

better to buy an extra bag of mixture and keep it "in reserve" in case of damage to the walls.

Application of liquid wallpaper on the sketch

Preparations

to cover walls liquid wallpaper require the same preparation work as usual pasting wallpaper.Wall should be cleaned of old finishing materials and primed.Thanks to its special texture, liquid wallpaper able to hide small defects of the walls, which can not be hidden under a layer of putty or waterproof paint.

However, for best results, putty should not be neglected. It will provide reliable adhesion of liquid wallpaper to the wall.We are using the most common filler.

Plastered walls in the bathroom

After drying, the wall, you can begin priming .When using a roller for painting inflict composition over the entire surface of the wall.For these purposes it is better to choose a primer white, because it is difficult to predict how to behave in a color primer for liquid wallpaper - maybe she tread bright spots. When the first layer of soil is completely dry, treat the wall primer for another time.The second primer layer is applied perpendicular to the first layer.

Priming the walls in the bathroom

Preparation composition

Mixing liquid wallpaper - a lengthy process, so it's best to start it in advance.Mixing takes a few hours, generally 8-10 hours.The best solution is to knead the mixture of the evening before bedtime and in the morning of a new day to work.

In order to prepare for the application of liquid wallpaper on the wall, we need a large capacity, which will be convenient to mix up, best of all - the pelvis.The required ratio of dry mixture and water indicated on the packaging.It is necessary to exactly follow the instructions, or you can get up, unfit for work.For the same reason, do not share the contents of the package into several parts - broken mixing ratio, and the mixture is simply not stick to the wall.

Ready composition of the mixture

Pour into a bowl warm water and pour the dry mix.If you purchased a mixture attached decorative additives, in a container with water first, pour them, and then - the first team. liquid wallpaper kneaded until smooth., included in the mix for this use only our own hands, as the mixer breaks the structure of the components.Then cover with a basin polyethylene or decompose the prepared mixture in bags and leave for the time recommended by the manufacturer.

application technique

There are several methods of applying liquid wallpaper on the wall. This can be done with a roller, a spatula, trowel, trowel or a special spray gun, this option is ideal if you want the final coating of the walls was a relief.Tools should be selected based on the method of finishing.

Application of liquid wallpaper spatula

start drawing from the upper corners of the wall, gradually moving to the middle .To cover was the most uniform, move from a well-lit corner to darker.To align the material, experts recommend using a thin spatula made of organic glass.On inaccessible to the tools sections of the wall mixture can be applied with wet hands.

The application of wallpaper on the part of the wall

After liquid wallpaper will cover the entire surface of the wall, wait a couple of hours and walk again working tool in the fresh coating, wetting it with water. Ask someone you shine a bright lamp or flashlight and then you will be able to avoid bare spots, roughness and other cosmetic defects.

Finished wall finished liquid wallpaper

covered with a protective layer of varnish

The bathroom liquid wall exposed to water, steam, and temperature changes.Since the main component of the coating material is cellulose, it is so close contact with moisture significantly reduces its life.To liquid wallpaper to decorate the walls of your bathroom for many years without losing its original form, the final stage of finishing the walls must be coated with varnish.

Rose of liquid wallpaper

best to use for this clearcoat based on acrylic. lacquer layer liquid wallpaper will give them missing important properties - strength, moisture resistance and a pair.After treatment, varnish topcoat can be safely washed with mild detergent, without damaging the surface.

acrylic lacquer is applied to the dried liquid wall by a broad and thin paint brush.To be more durable coating, the varnish may be added directly into a container of liquid wallpaper, just before application on the wall. For best results, try to use both methods.

Decorative pattern varnished

Care

liquid wallpaper To serve you as long as possible, you need to take care of them properly.Despite the fact that the acrylic coating significantly increases the hardness liquid wallpaper, wash them still recommended only in extreme cases. most appropriate way to clean this type of wall covering - a vacuum cleaner. power mode will depend on the texture of the resulting coating.The embossed surface, the greater the capacity should be chosen.

Care of liquid wallpaper in the bathroom

If you accidentally damage the liquid wallpaper, for example, scratch or put an indelible stain, this problem can be easily solved. Scrape coating the damaged portion, knead a little dry mixture of reserve and put on the wall, as far as possible trying to make the most inconspicuous joint. If you do not mix in a stock, it is possible to put in the powder, which you scraped off the wall. After some time, the difference in color between the old coating and the fresh site will be almost invisible.

Moisturize the damaged area
Restoration of the damaged area
Wallpaper after restoration