Build Daily


August 12, 2017 18:08

Restoration of damaged wallpaper


  • 1 Pretreatment walls
  • 2 Types of damage on the wallpaper
    • 2.1 scraped
    • 2.2 tore wallpaper
    • 2.3 scuffed
    • 2.4 air or bloatingWallpaper
  • 3 Masking seams

Repair is the most common occupation, which accompanies man throughout his life.And even if it was made thorough, then a year later something will have podremontirovat.Grease, glue and even podshtukaturit.It often happens that inadvertently when moving furniture scratched their expensive so carefully glued wallpaper, but that's nothing.And if they are broken, and still the most conspicuous place.What to do?How to repair the wallpaper so that it traces to be seen?

Pretreatment walls

When carried out repairs of apartments, wallpapers play a major role because they are the most contemplates element of any home.Therefore, the base should be as well prepared.

first step is to inspect the damaged area before pasting.If it is deep enough, it is necessary to podshpaklevat surface and sandpaper.Then the piece of wall pr

imer is processed by deep penetration to this place again wallpaper not fallen off.

Preparing walls

Preparing walls

often found among injuries wallpaper tears because of some cracks in the wall.It occurs mainly in new homes.While in the one-storey and multi-storey apartment in.This process is inevitable, because any structure shrinks at which cracks occur in the weakest areas of the walls:

  • angles;
  • joints plates;
  • thin walls.

before to repair the damaged wallpaper, do the following:

  • Remove wallpaper strip at least 20 cm in width along the entire length of the crack.
  • Clear the old putty and make a crack wider, so that it could impose a plaster mixture.
  • before plastering it must be primed high penetration.After complete drying of the plaster, this piece of the wall, with the simultaneous laying of wire mesh.When aligning the surface putty it is also recommended to use the stack for the reinforcement of fiberglass.

Types of damage on the wallpaper

The wallpaper can be a variety of injuries, the causes of which can be anything:

  • furniture;
  • the human factor;
  • poor quality glue or incorrect training base in some places;
  • old age.

As a rule, in the latter case exposed plywood walls completely because poryzhelost not please everyone, and against the background of new pieces of wallpaper are very strong stand.Therefore, we consider the cases of physical factors.But before starting the first step is to choose the wallpaper for the repair, the corresponding color and texture.Repairing damages on the wallpaper


Scratches on the wallpaper

scraped wallpaper

Scratches are the most common causes of damage to the walls, wallpapered.They can be both large and small.On this basis, the work front is selected.It should take into account the geometric parameters of the wall, if the scratch is on a small separate section of the wall, it can be completely re-stick to be the best option.If the scratch is in the middle of a large and smooth walls.That wallpaper note the correct form a rectangle, square or strip and cut it gently with a knife and a mounting level, rules or lines.After that a new cut from the same piece of wallpaper regular geometric shape piece, but with a margin of 2.1 cm on all four sides.The prepared piece is pasted on the wall known methods.After that, using the same installation or wall-paper knife and a ruler all parties erupt piece indented 0.5 - 1 cm from the edge.Carefully remove the severed edge and rising edge just glued pieces to out from under him to remove old wallpaper.And all rolled up roller for wallpaper into place.If the wallpaper have a certain figure, then, consequently, it is necessary to select it.

Widget from SocialMart

If the damage is exactly in the figure, it can be replaced only him, cut out neatly in his path.With this method of repairing defects in general not be visible.

If the scratch was small, then using a fine brush to apply glue to the pieces of stragglers.Then clean with a dry cloth and gently pressed down with the removal of surplus.Be sure to stand the piece soaked in glue.Then you can place prikatyvat roller expelling air.

tore wallpaper

If for any reason the wallpaper were ruptured, there looms two options:

tore the wallpaper

tore wallpaper

If a piece of them was still hanging, the wallpaper, you can just glue someliquid and white glue.For this purpose, for pasting wallpaper glue can be a well-known PVA.

sure to let soak up the edges to soften the edges and they will be more pliable.

Keep in mind that heavy wallpaper, require the use of a stronger adhesive.And in order to speed up the drying process, you can use a regular hair dryer and set the average air flow temperature.

If wallpaper is not a fragment.There should proceed as described in the first case.


In the formation of abrasions on the surface of the wallpaper with large display of their structure, there is a need to act, as previously described.Cut a piece of regular geometric shape on the wall and from the remains, but larger.Then paste using PVA and roll on.Next, trim the edges and remove the remains out of the newly glued pieces.

pasting wallpaper can also be performed by the second method in the formation of abrasions.Glued a piece you can not cut on a flat line in the form of regular geometric shapes.It can thus tear tear should go in the opposite direction to the front side of the wallpaper was not noticeable edges.Thus, these parts will turn out fine, that will provide the best adhesion and merging with the background.Here, most importantly, a good piece of roll on roll and fluff it with glue.

air or swelling wallpaper

Take an ordinary syringe recruit PVA glue and inserted into the cavity in different places gradually.After that smoothes the surface.

Masking seams

gluing joints wallpaper is as follows:

Pasting wallpaper joints

pasting wallpaper joints

  1. With a fine brush neatly folded joints are coated wallpaper.
  2. Then, using a roller, they re-packer to the wall.
  3. Let soak the canvas.

radical method.If after diligent priglazhivaniya wallpaper seams at the joints formed, they can be successful disguise.To do this you will need a thin brush and paint the color of the wallpaper.The edges of the wallpaper should be carefully detach from the wall, if possible.Then, at the interface wall paint and allow to dry.

can also err if wall preparation is not good enough, in the joints, glue paper tape (suitable for normal cash registers) the procedure to have a good time in the pasting wall wallpaper.