original look on the walls liquid wallpaper. This is a relatively new way of finishing the walls, so many are interested in how to apply them to the wall. This material can be applied to a wide variety of surfaces. Such wallpapers have excellent adhesion to other materials and they are not able to peel off during operation. But before you start working with liquid wallpaper, you need to understand in more detail how to apply them to the wall and what materials to use.
- As applied to the wall of liquid wallpaper
- Apply a liquid wall with their hands
- On which surface can be applied in liquid wallpaper
- What is liquid wallpaper and how to apply
- What is required tool for applying liquidwallpaper
- methods and technology for applying liquid wallpaper
- main advantages and disadvantages of liquid wallpaper
- liquid wallpaper( video)
- liquid wallpaper in the interior( photo)
As applied nAnd a wall of liquid wallpaper
It is not necessary to use the usual application technique to use liquid wallpaper. Instead, you can apply methods that are not written in the short manuals. First of all, you need to properly prepare the surface.
Basic requirements for surface preparation under liquid wallpaper:
- walls should be strong;
- The surface must be prepared and made homogeneous;
- There should be no depressions, swells and potholes;
- The substrate on which the liquid wallpaper is applied must be white or at least similar in color to the wallpaper;
- The surface must be of a minimum moisture absorbing capacity.
First you need to remove all old materials: paint, wallpaper and plaster, which is irradiated.
It is necessary to remove anything that may eventually peel off with a new coating.
All screws, nails, and other foreign elements must be removed from the wall. If the surface of the wall is an armature or pipe, then it must be carefully sealed. This can be done using either a putty or oil paint.
It is desirable to bring the surface of the wall to a level and make it smooth and perfectly flat, but it is not necessary. In the case of extensive depressions or protrusions, liquid wallpaper does not distinguish them in any way. The most important is getting rid of small and medium defects: holes, depressions, protrusions more than 2 mm in areas less than one meter. If this is not done, it is possible sharp increase of liquid wallpaper costs and as a result, in the places in which their layer "walks" will be visible spots that are different from the color of the entire surface.
better that the surface puttied evenly plastered. This also applies to plasterboard walls, and partitions. Here you can not do without puttying the entire surface( not only joints).After leveling the surface, it must be primed. It is mandatory to use a standard primer with a deep penetration. It is applied not less than 2 times and with a break of not less than three hours between them. Only after that start to put more thick shpaklevku, intended for liquid wallpaper.
For this, also use façade or water-based paint. Only it must be white without color.
We apply liquid wallpaper by our own hands
Liquid wallpaper for applying to walls should be prepared in advance. Since almost all of their kinds, as the instruction says, need to be prepared 6-12 hours before gluing, so you can start preparing them even during the priming of the walls.
Components that are part of the liquid wallpaper:
- Dry KMS adhesive;
- Decorative fillers;
- Cellulose or silk fiber base.
Components can be packaged as separate packages or pre-mixed.
In the first case it is necessary in advance to pour the contents of all packets in a large-sized container and stir well.
But when doing this, the contents should be flushed and not in any case to crumple. If the components are pre-mixed, it will be sufficient before they are added to the water to swell so that there are no lumps. Doing this is not necessary, but because of these steps, the solution can more evenly brew. Decorative
additive in the form of granules, powders or light colored, it is better not to mix with the adhesive and the fibers in dry form. It is desirable that they were first poured into the water and mixed, and then you can add wallpaper to them. This is the only way to achieve an even distribution without the appearance of lumps on individual fibers.
On which surface can be applied liquid wallpaper
Liquid wallpaper can be applied almost any kind of surfaces.
- On walls painted with water-based paint.
When observed on the surface appearance of different objects, particularly on a metal, it should be coated with an oil paint or enamel. Thus, a waterproof layer is created which is able to prevent contact of water, which is contained in liquid wallpaper with unwanted objects on the wall. This avoids the appearance of any chemical reactions.
After drying enamel or paint, the surface is covered with a special primer, facilitates the process of applying liquid wallpaper.
Before starting to work, you must plan everything in advance. This concerns the availability of cost estimates, a list of necessary tools and materials. Strictly all planned and calculated, you can achieve a shortening of work and improve quality.
There is a special master class that will help in the correct application of liquid wallpaper at home. It's pretty simple. To succeed, it will be sufficient to know the application technologies, to have all the necessary materials and tools, and also to be careful in working.
As liquid wallpaper can be applied on almost all surfaces, the technology of their application depends on this factor.
What is liquid wallpaper and how to apply
Many wonder what the liquid wallpaper. This is a kind of decorative plaster. This material consists of cellulose fibers, which are a by-product of the wood processing industry, as well as silk fibers.
To make the appearance of liquid wallpaper more appealing to them, you can add various dyes or fillers for decoration:
Secure all possible with the help of the well-known MMR glue, which many already familiar use to most pokleit simple wallpaper roll. It is because of their composition that they became owners of such a name. But by the method of application and the final result, this material is similar to decorative plasters.
Apply liquid wall trowel, a spatula or a special float, in the same manner as the plaster or plaster. It defines a large range of possible methods for the use of liquid wallpaper and undeniable advantage over a simple roll.
What is required tool for applying liquid wallpaper
For applying liquid wallpaper used certain materials and tools.
Tools and Materials:
- Acrylic adhesive;
- Themselves the liquid wallpaper.
Two methods are used to apply the mixture to the wall surface. For the first it is necessary to purchase a special tool - a spatula( an ironer, a grater).The second method requires a nebulizer. In the first method, after the application of the liquid wallpaper is done, the walls become smooth, and in the second method - relief.
In the first case, the mixture is applied to the wall with a spatula in the direction of the light part to dark angled 15C without a strong pressing spatula. Not less than an hour and a half of the action is done repeatedly, in order to make the wall level. You can also put wallpaper on the wall with a roller.
In the second case, the mass is loaded into a special tank in the sprayer. Then it is sprayed onto the work surfaces and the walls are ready.
Some liquid wallpaper is covered with acrylic glue so that they can be used as long as possible. But this is not mandatory, because this material is already strong enough.
Thus, if you carefully prepare and diligently implement all the suggested tips with your own hands, you can yourself pretty neatly paste liquid wallpaper.
methods and technology for applying liquid wallpaper
The water needed for mixing the solution of wallpaper should be in an amount that is instructed to certain wallpaper.
must adhere to the following rules:
- The previously prepared container filling it with water, and after this mixture was added in dry form;
- You can mix only one bag at a time, that is, you can not mix two packages with the first mix;
- It is not allowed to mix only part of the package.
case of violation of these simple rules, there is a violation of the required proportions, and as a consequence of the uneven color and texture of wallpaper layer on the surface of the walls.
The solution must be mixed thoroughly. Liquid wallpaper does not contain any corrosive and dangerous for the skin and all the health components. If you mix them with a special drill, it can be detrimental to the wallpaper components. Quite often the structure of liquid wallpaper includes long fibers, which during strong mixing begin to break. But in the instruction of some wallpapers it is indicated exactly this method of mixing.
main advantages and disadvantages of liquid wallpaper Liquid wallpaper
like other screensavers have certain strengths and advantages.
main advantages of this material:
- possibility of their application to any surface, even a very complex form;
- You can combine and make up an application on the surface of the walls of the house or apartment. As a result, the surface becomes soft and warm to the touch.
There are not enough drawbacks for such wallpapers. First of all, it is quite a high cost. You do not need to believe in such encouraging advertising that one package is enough to paste 5-6 square meters. Meters and, moreover, they can be applied to any unprepared surface. This is not entirely true information.
Anyway, to get a good result you need to carefully prepare the walls and gently apply liquid wallpaper to the wall.
Liquid wallpaper( video)
Liquid wallpapers have a lot of pluses. With them, almost any person can cope, who does not know anything about repair matters. After all, working with him is very simple. But in order for the result to be satisfactory, you must adhere to certain rules and then the result will surprise you.