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Wallpaper that’s easy to apply

There’s no need for wallpaper paste or mess with our premium wallpaper solution. Every strip can be easily placed and adjusted for the perfect fit, saving time and effort. Anyone can do it.

Just spray your walls with water, bath your wallpaper and up it goes!

Directions to hang your wallpaper

1

To ensure that you get the best possible finish, sand away any surface bumps and remove any aking material from walls, leaving them ready for papering.

2

Unwrap and roll out your wallpaper. Check that you are happy with the product and that you have all the rolls needed for the job.

3

Each roll can be separated by cutting along the dotted lines. The roll numbers will allow you to line them up in order ready to use.

4

Choose where you want to start wallpapering from (moving from left to right) and measure the width of one roll (roughly 625mm). Using a spirit level or plumb line, you can make a straight line down the wall to act as a guide when applying the wallpaper. You can repeat this across the wall for additional guidance.

5

Generously apply the water to the wall using a spray bottle. Make sure it is evenly dispersed, there should be enough so that the water droplets are visible on the wall surface, don’t worry about applying too much water. We would even advise to quickly bath the wallpaper in water too before hanging.

6

To make the roll easier to carry to the wall, fold the roll together gently in the middle with the pattern on the inside. Line up the top of the length with your earlier guideline and the ceiling before letting go of the folded roll. Don’t worry if you make a mistake, remove the full length from the wall and start again. It may be necessary to add more water to the wall if it has started to dry.

7

Use your papering tool to smooth out the wallpaper starting at the ceiling and working down the wall from the middle out to the edges. This will remove and surplus water and air bubbles. For best results make sure you keep the papering tool clean at all times, removing any adhesive or ink residue.

8

Ensure that the wallpaper is pushed tight into the edges of the wall before trimming any excess wallpaper. Steel rules or spatulas are good tools to use for neat and straight edges. Replace your knife blade often, as a dull blade can easily tear the wallpaper.

9

Repeat these steps to complete your wall.

Good surfaces for Purbeck Wallpaper

  • Flat or smooth walls

  • Vinyl Matt Emulsion

Bad surfaces for Purbeck Wallpaper

  • Rough walls

  • Contract Emulsion

  • Vinyl Silk Emulsion

Wall Preparation

It is vital that you are hanging your wallpaper on the correct surface. Use these helpful tips below to ensure you hang your wallpaper effectively.

  • Remove any existing wall covering, and wash with sugar soap, let the wall dry than sand to a smooth finish

  • Ensure that the surface is completely flat/smooth with NO bumps or lumps. This means filling any holes letting the filler dry and then sanding to a smooth finish.

  • Apply (either by paint roller or brush) a very good coat of VINYL MATT EMULSION. Do not use CONTRACT emulsion. This paint can be any colour. Let this dry thoroughly before applying paper.

  • Do not use a paint with a shiny finish, eg vinyl SILK emulsion, or a shiny kitchen or bathroom paint

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