How to stick vinyl
Self-adhesive vinyl (Polyvinyl Chloride or PVC) are often used as a material for home decoration. This is a very practical material - it is moisture-resistant and wear-resistant, it can be used in places with high humidity. Papered walls PVC film, you can forget about the repair. However, it is important to work with the material well to the treated wall surface roughness was not unsightly and bubbles, and not leave the vinyl strip apart.
You will need:
- PVC film; - sandpaper; - Rags; - A sponge; - Putty; - putty knife; - Roll; - Oil paint; - Plaster (if necessary); - A plumb; - Water and detergent; - A plumb; - Scissors (options: a knife or razor blade).
Instruction how to stick vinyl
Make sure that the wall surface on which you are going to stick vinyl, perfectly smooth. It's pretty crafty stuff, and even small roughness underneath are well marked. In the presence of tubercles on the wall it is necessary to align and apply a new layer of plaster. If the surface is in good condition, simply remove it from the old decorative coating (wallpaper, paint, etc.) and Wash grease and other contaminants.
Walk on the wall with sandpaper and apply a layer of putty. Then we recommend primed leveled surface any oil paint, make sure the liquid. After the performed procedures allow the wall to dry completely.
Prepare rolls with vinyl film - they must first hold it in a dry place at a temperature of about 18 degrees. After 2 days, the material can be used for wall papering. Roll roll on the floor and make a pattern cloth. Then make a very neat cut a sharp razor blade, a special knife or scissors. Do not forget to leave a small allowance to then adjust the vinyl chloride film to the plinth. Cut into desired number of panels, stack them one on top of another wrong side.
Remove the protective layer on the underside of a vinyl film (only at the top of the cut strips!). By adjusting the vertical with a plumb line, begin to stick on the marked line of the film from the ceiling to the floor. Gently straighten the strip of vinyl cloth, moves from top to bottom and from the center to the left and to the right. Watch closely so that no formation of bubbles! Gluing film about a meter in the din, once again verify plumb, even if it hangs. Then remove the remaining protective layer and rep cloth.
Place the following strip of vinyl film on the previous lap (about a centimeter). The edge has to go to the side of the window to the joints is not too conspicuous. Note that the joint was not the inside corners with an overlap of at least 2 cm. The junction of the two vinyl panels is necessary as it is possible more tightly pressed against one another and properly aligned. If you notice on the pasted strip vinyl film bubbles - delete it and do it all over again. To your work has been successful, keep the indoor air temperature from +15 to +18 degrees.