When repairing, we often face the fact that we have to shift the wallpaper. If you decide to glue new ones over the old wallpapers, then this can lead to their bloating and you will have to redo it by new.
Therefore, before the gluing of new wallpaper, it is necessary to remove old wallpaper from the walls.
It will be great if the old wallpaper was pasted on a smooth wall, in which case it will not be difficult to remove wallpaper from the wall, but what to do if the wallpaper was glued over the old?
In old wallpaper, several layers can be typed at once, which are very difficult to peel off from the wall. How to remove old wallpapers?
Removing old wallpapers
In some cases, the wallpaper can come out without difficulty in whole stripes, just try to pull them slightly by the bottom or top, if the wallpaper, then then then, remove the entire strip and repeat with the following too. Do not make sudden movements, pull as neat as possible.
However, if one of the strips has peeled off with ease, this does not mean that all the others will also come out.
If the wallpaper has been glued in several layers, then you are unlikely to go out to peel them off the wall with your hands. In this situation, you will need water, she should wet the wallpaper using a sprayer or sponge. It is best to take hot water, it is better to soak the paper. Soaked wallpapers are removed using a wallpaper scraping or spatula.
If the wallpaper was glued on a strong base from glue, then it is necessary to remove such wallpapers using a hot iron. You can take ordinary cotton fabric, soak it with water. Remember the hardly peeled place with an iron. The wallpaper ironed in this way easily lags behind the wall, but they should be removed immediately after the serenity, no matter what the glue has time to dry out.
Alignment of walls for applying wallpaper
After removing old wallpaper, do not rush to stick new. First, carefully look at the surface of the walls and, if necessary, align them. Wipe the wall again with a damp sponge and remove small pieces of wallpaper.
Remove from the wall all the screws, dowels and nails they can place when pasting wallpaper. Problem places may occur from their holes. If you are not going to return the nails to place, then it is better to close these holes with putty or several layers of the newspaper. If you cannot remove the dowel, then you can drive them to the end into the wall or just cut.
However, the best option would be, if you still make the surface of the walls perfectly even, for this you need to use a primer and plaster, although if you are going to apply liquid wallpaper, then small holes and cracks will not become an obstacle. After the surface of the wall is ready, you can start the glue of new wallpapers.
Below is a video to remove old wallpapers.