As we have said repeatedly, the papered walls are back in fashion. But not only the paper, since the walls are also lined with fabric trend. This style provides an original and warm finish to our stay. Not an easy job, but if we glue the fabric rather than stapled, this difficulty is quite reduced.
Glue: previously it was necessary staple the fabric to a wooden racks, making it hard enough work. Currently there are special queues for these tasks.
Advantage: cover the walls with fabric provides us with an infinite variety in our decor.
Features: modern fabrics for lining walls and usually carry a foam layer to give volume. In addition, there are waterproof and dustproof treatment models.
Before rushing to glue fabric on all sides, the first thing we have to do, as always, will prepare the walls .
Clean and prepare the wall
Must be very clean, so remove dust and dirt from the surface and also withdraw the shelves, screws and spikes that may exist. If we have to repair any damage , we will use putty and will sandpaper to make smooth walls.
The fabrics are sold in large rolls, of similar dimensions to the height of a room. The procedure is not equal to the employee to paper, in this case we have to glue the support (wall) plus coating (fabric). We will make sure you buy enough fabric and sufficient for this specific queue DIY job.
Glue fabric wall and
We begin by placing the fabric roll upright and facing the wall that we will take. Will glue the wall and, as we go unrolling the material, we will also gluing it. It is a good idea for someone to help us in this step. We will be pressing the glued by hand or with areas spatula , but unstretched fabric excessively.
If the walls have windows or doors, will cut the outline, continue gluing fabric like wall. Finally, once lined all, mark the edges with a spatula and will cut the fabric at angles and perimeter doors and windows. What shall we do with a box cutter and carefully. Better than most but get a professional finish .
With all this we will have finished our work and we will have our walls perfectly covered with fabric . Now we only stay clean, look after and boast stylish home.