Before you Start
· Make sure that your wallpaper is intact and has not
been damaged in transit.
· For best results use a ready mixed paste.
· Make sure that you have adequate lighting – so
that you can inspect the material properly while
you are hanging it and after it is in position.
It is re-positionable, so if something has gone
slightly awry then you can sort it there and then.
· Make sure that the area you are hanging the
wallpaper is at least 12°C (55°F) … and as you are
using an adhesive paste on the walls, make sure
that there is good ventilation.
· Brush off area to be covered with a stiff bristle
brush to remove all dirt and loose material.
· All surface marks should be removed using a
· Allow to dry thoroughly before applying your
· Any mould or algae on the surface should be
treated with a fungicidal wash, following instructions
on the product. Allow to dry thoroughly
before applying your wallpaper.
· Any holes, cracks or defects in the surface should
be filled with a good quality filler, smoothed out
and allowed to dry.
· Just remember a dry surface is the right surface, so if
you have to make repairs, be patient and let it dry.
· Wet the back of the material using clean water and a
decorators sponge ensuring it is evenly wet. Fold top
to bottom and allow to soak for 15 minutes before
· Apply undiluted adhesive to the surface to be covered
using a medium-pile paint roller. Only paste the drop
area at a time.
· Use a soft spatula to apply the wallpaper to the
prepared surface using a smooth up and down
motion. Take care not to squeeze adhesive out at the
· Let the wallpaper settle for about 15 minutes before
Stripping & Removal
When stripping the wallpaper , the paper backing will split, the remaining paper can be removed by soaking or steam stripping.