Determine how the original paper was applied.
Wipe away the excess with a damp sponge. American Rehab: Fill the syringe with seam adhesive, push it directly into the bubble and press the plunger. Align the patterns of the replacement piece with the original wallpaper. Need some design inspiration?
Maine Mountain Home 3am 2c. Rushing yields sloppy work that's much harder to fix the second time around. Use masking tape or tacks to attach the patch to the wall. Remove the Damaged Wallpaper Use the utility knife to pull up the newly cut corners of the damaged piece that was underneath the patch, and carefully pull up and remove the damaged section. Feel a speck of something?
Brenner, Laurie. This method works best and is safest on vinyl-faced wallpapers. Thanks so much for your very quick reply.
Once we get it up there I never want it to come down Are there different types of pastes and any I should make sure I get, or not get? Building Off the Grid 2am 1c. Maybe the "rough and tumble" vinyl wallpapers have some sort of macho thing going on!
To reglue loose edges, moisten the area and lift the wallpaper away from the wall. Cut Out a Patch of Wallpaper Cut out a rectangular patch that's a few inches bigger than the damaged area. You will almost certainly get uneven areas and wrinkling. Install It.
If large areas of the paper are lifting, chances are the original installation was somehow flawed either in prep or application. Put the patch aside and dampen the wallpaper with a wet sponge. Run your finger across the air bubble with your finger to flatten it and get out any excess glue.
Then, squeeze seam adhesive through the slit and roll the paper flat. Nashville Flipped 7am 6c. Press the paper in place. Rub the sponge gently over the seam a number of times, turning it each time to a clean area.