Non-woven wallpapers are paste the wall application. The following instructions should be supplied with your product to your client:
Non-Woven Wallcovering Hanging Instructions
Please read these instructions carefully before hanging this wallcovering. It is advisable that a professional decorator is used.
-Walls should be dry, clean and even.
-Remove any old wallpaper and loose paint.
-Roughen painted surfaces with sandpaper.
-For best results we recommend that walls are cross lined using a good quality lining paper. Sizing the lining paper will aid adhesion.
Lining should be allowed to dry out completely before hanging the wallcovering.
Pasting and Hanging
Grasscloth Hanging Instructions
GRASSCLOTH, NATURAL TEXTURE WALLCOVERING: This is a paste the wall, non-woven backed product. The decorator should paste the wall and not the back of the wallcovering as above. Dampen the back of the wallcovering with clean water using a sponge or water sprayer. Fold the paper ends to the centre (booking), and allow to soak for about 4 minutes for the paper to become supple. DO NOT OVER SOAK. Do not work more than one length at a time. Use a plumb line when hanging the first length and smooth the paper to the wall using a paperhangers brush from the centre of the length to the edge to expel air bubbles. Do not allow paste onto the surface. After hanging 3 or 4 lengths, inspect the result to ensure no shading or other faults are present. NO claims will be accepted for more than one roll and any claim is strictly limited to the replacement of faulty wallpaper. If sufficient paste has been applied to the edges there should be no need to use a seam roller to smooth down edges – if this is necessary, only a felt roller should be used. Trim excess top and bottom with a metal edge and sharp blade. Use a new blade for each cut. Good ventilation and an even temperature will assist in the even drying of wallpaper.
Caring for your wallpaper
Our coated non-woven wallpapers and vinyls are all “spongeable”. Un-coated papers and specials such as Grasscloth and Silk wallcoverings should be cleaned by dusting with a clean dry brush or by brush accessory on a vacuum cleaner.
Suitability in areas of moisture
Whilst our wallpapers are suited to most environments, applications in bathrooms and kitchens may influence your choice of base paper. we recommend our vinyls and coated papers for such situations. Another option is to apply a wallpaper varnish such as JH Ratcliffe Glaze Coat. It is important to test before application as it may affect colours.
This information has been supplied in good faith, but without guarantee. Site conditions are beyond our control. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the environment is suitable for the wallcovering.