Are you ready to transform your living space with the exquisite Guimar Urbina 2 Natural Wallcovering Collection? If you're planning to adorn your walls with these luxurious designs packaged in rolls of 36" wide on a non-woven backing, you've come to the right place. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the installation process, ensuring your walls become a masterpiece.
Before You Begin
Before you embark on your wallpaper installation journey, it's essential to gather the necessary tools and materials. You'll need:
1. Guimar Urbina 2 Natural Wallcovering Rolls
2. Wallpaper adhesive suitable for non-woven backing
3. Measuring tape
4. Wallpaper smoothing brush or roller
5. Utility knife
6. Straightedge or a wallpapering table
7. Sponge and clean water for cleanup
8. Level or plumb line
Step 1: Prepare the Wall Surface
To achieve a flawless finish, start by preparing the wall surface. Follow these steps:
1. Clean the Wall: Remove any dust, dirt, or imperfections from the wall surface. A clean wall ensures better adhesion.
2. Repair Imperfections: Fill any cracks or holes with a suitable filler and allow it to dry completely. Sand the repaired areas until smooth.
3. Prime the Wall: Apply a wallpaper primer to create an ideal surface for adhesion. Let it dry according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Step 2: Measure and Cut
Before you start applying the wallpaper, measure and cut the wallpaper rolls to fit your wall dimensions. Here's how:
1. Measure the height of your wall from the ceiling to the floor and add a few inches for trimming at the top and bottom.
2. Use a straightedge and a pencil to mark the measurements on the backside of the wallpaper roll.
3. Carefully cut along the marked lines using a sharp utility knife and a straightedge as a guide.
Step 3: Apply the Adhesive
Follow these steps to apply the adhesive and hang the wallpaper:
1. Unroll a section of wallpaper on your wallpapering table.
2. Apply a generous layer of wallpaper adhesive evenly to the back of the wallpaper using a paint roller or brush. Ensure that the edges are well-coated.
3. Fold the pasted wallpaper in on itself (known as "booking") to activate the adhesive. Let it sit for the recommended time specified by the adhesive manufacturer.
Step 4: Hang the Wallpaper
1. Start at one end of the wall and align the top edge of the wallpaper with your plumb line or level to ensure it's perfectly straight.
2. Slowly unroll the wallpaper onto the wall, smoothing it out as you go to remove any bubbles or wrinkles. Use a wallpaper smoothing brush or roller for this purpose.
3. Trim excess wallpaper at the top and bottom using a utility knife and a straightedge.
4. Repeat the process for the remaining sections, matching the pattern carefully for a seamless look.
Step 5: Final Touches
After you've hung all the wallpaper sections, take a moment to do the following:
1. Use a damp sponge to wipe off any excess adhesive from the surface of the wallpaper.
2. Carefully trim around corners, outlets, and switches using a sharp utility knife.
Step 6: Enjoy Your New Wallcoverings
Allow the wallpaper to dry completely, following the adhesive manufacturer's recommendations. Once it's dry, step back, and admire the transformation of your space with the stunning Guimar Urbina 2 Natural Wallcovering Collection.
With these simple steps, you can achieve a professional-looking installation that showcases the beauty of Guimar Urbina 2 natural wallcoverings. Now, sit back, relax, and revel in the enhanced aesthetics of your home or office space.