Proper preparation of the walls under liquid wallpaper

Proper preparation of the walls under liquid wallpaper

12 October 2017



Liquid wallpaper applied in the design of residential premises and officesLiquid wallpaper applied in the design of residential and ofisovV Nowadays, many people have started to use it liquid wallpaper, because of their use of the repair much easier and enjoyable pastime.


Is it difficult to use liquid wallpaper

The use of liquid wallpaper does not pose any major problems. They are very easy to prepare, and not be a cause of difficulties. The only serious obstacle on the way to a perfect wall - prior preparation of add directly before painting (this does not apply drywall).

If there is no pre-treatment of the walls, this may result in the fact that after painting the wallpaper will look very dirty and messy, and can show divorce.

To lay down quality liquid wallpaper on the wall, it is necessary to pre-prepare to repairTo lay down quality liquid wallpaper on the wall, it is necessary to pre-prepare to repair

The only optimal solution before applying liquid wallpaper - primer. It will provide an excellent finish and even color, as well as save the walls from divorce or smudges. It also requires the alignment of holes and cracks in the walls, because they will be very noticeable when the liquid wall will be deposited.

How to prepare a liquid wallpaper in the home - repair joy

Prepare liquid wallpaper in the home will be able to every adult. If you carefully read the instructions and follow it, the wallpaper will receive quality and good will fall on the wall, showing its color in all its glory.


As a rule, buying liquid wallpaper, they are at once in separate bags. More to him do not need to add, in addition to water, of course. One sachet should account for about six liters of water, since it is the standard volume. The water should be hot, warm optimal room temperature, up to about forty degrees. Once the wallpaper will be flooded with water, the mixture should be stirred thoroughly to a homogeneous state in a thick mass moderation.

Once the wallpaper will be prepared, they must infuse for at least twelve hours. Also, before the paint is applied to the wall, it is necessary to pre-mix again.

When mixing liquid wallpaper should choose capacity of at least 10 lWhen mixing liquid wallpaper should choose capacity of at least 10 l

Important to know

Aspects that need to be taken into account before directly by applying the wallpaper:



  • Surface should be completely smooth;
  • Also, it should not be water-repellent;
  • The color of the walls should not be bright, the best option - white;
  • On the wall there should not be any holes or depressions, the more deep;
  • It's worth noting that the strength of the walls plays an important role in the application of liquid wallpaper.

It would be nice to take into account also the fact that in the preparation of such a mixture wallpaper better not to stir with a drill or a stick, and hands. In this mixture does not have any harmful to the skin, or corrosive chemicals, so skin does not happen of hands. But if you use a drill with stirring, the liquid wall can lose all of their property, and after application will not look beautiful.

These wallpapers have a fairly long period of storage after manufacture. As they can not hold it closed a few days and several weeks. Although it is likely no one will pull for so long with the application of wallpaper on the walls.

With liquid wallpaper art can embody any ideaWith liquid wallpaper art can embody any idea

How is the primer for liquid wallpaper

As mentioned earlier, preparation and priming the walls - a very important process. Without it, all the work can be useless and will not bring the desired result. Therefore, it is necessary to take this step with caution and care so as to avoid mistakes.

The primer is needed in order to remove irregularities of the walls, dark spots or residues of past repairs. Also, after the correct application of soil liquid wallpaper go to much nicer and last longer.

Whatever primer choose, you need to take into account that it takes place in three stages. After each stage must wait at least three hours, while the previous layer is not completely dry.

Successful coating liquid wallpapered walls generally depends on primer qualitySuccessful coating liquid wallpapered walls generally depends on primer quality

There are so many different types of coatings, but certainly not all of them have achieved such popularity as presented below are three types.

acrylic primer

It is the most demanded and popular due to the fact that for virtually every type of wallpaper. Also, its advantage is that it allows you to apply a mixture of more sparingly. These primers make wall as flat and fill potholes or pits.


Primer for walls deep penetration

This soil is very durable, and as the name implies, penetrates into the fine pores of the walls, completely filling them. But it is worth considering that this ground can only be used if the outside warmer months or in the room is high enough temperature. Otherwise, the use of the ground will not be at all.

Quartz primer for colored wallpaper

This primer is optimal for those who are going to use a colored liquid wallpaper. The color will appear just fine, making the walls are very colorful and bright. But it is worth considering that this soil is mixed very badly, because of what may be a little education in the form of a pebble on the ground floor. Later, these stones will appear on the walls.

It should also pay much attention to a tool that will be applied to the soil. For such cases, it is better not to use a brush, because they will create lumps that are totally unacceptable to the liquid wallpaper. The last layer is applied only if the previous codes are completely dry. This rule applies to any kind of primer.

Choose and prepare the ground with their hands is not so difficult, the main thing just follow the technology, and then you can make fine liquid wallpaper.

The quality of the materials chosen must always come first;The quality of the materials chosen must always come first;


What should be the spatula for liquid wallpaper

Before applying the wallpaper should immediately understand that it is desirable to be in possession of two different types of spatulas. One must be wide to fill the entire space as a whole, and the second should be narrow to be able to handle the edges and corners of the walls.

Spatula - this is the most convenient way of applying the liquid wallpaper since it completely eliminates the formation of lumps, smooths the surface. The surface after the spatula is very smooth, and the application process will be held comfortably and almost unnoticed.

When you work with a spatula, everything is simple: a small portion of the mixture applied to the trowel and then superimposed on the wall.

  Spatula for applying liquid wallpaper should be comfortable to the hand is not strained during operation and movement were smooth and flatSpatula for applying liquid wallpaper should be comfortable to the hand is not strained during operation and movement were smooth and flat

After using the same spatula mixture distributed evenly across the wall. Then the whole process repeats itself, until the wall is completely filled.

It's worth noting that the liquid wall - not plastered. Absolutely no need to put pressure on the spatula. The whole mixture should be applied to soft measured movement, without exerting any pressure. If we push too hard, the wallpaper can shine through. Also, you should constantly ensure that the thickness of the mixture on all parts of the wall was the same.

To the mixture on the walls dried quickly, it is recommended to open the windows and doors. But this is only the case if the street summer or very warm. Otherwise, the wallpaper may begin to show stains and will dry very slowly.

Instructions for applying liquid wallpaper (video)

Liquid wallpaper - the perfect solution for repair. The primer is also easy to choose the right itself. The main thing is that these wallpapers are very safe, easy to apply and do not have any odor.

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