Today, a modern selection of finishing materials allows designers to implement absolutely any ideas and ideas, regardless of the planned budget. All materials, even exotic ones, which only recently were available to only a few, can now afford everything. It is to such universal materials that cork is taken - a combination of amazing beauty of color and texture in one finish. It is made from the bark of cork oak, so you can also talk about environmental friendliness and naturalness.
For convenience, manufacturers used the material for the manufacture of wallpaper. Before you make a choice in their favor, you should familiarize yourself with how to glue cork wallpaper.
When planning a repair, everyone starts explore new products on the market of finishing materials in order to transform and drastically change the interior of the room. To solve the problem will help the cork surface wallpaper, which in the past few years is often used for finishing rooms for various purposes.
If, however, we consider in detail the positive aspects of cork wallpapers, then we can single out the following characteristics:
These wall materials can be used to finish all kinds of surfaces: glue on the ceiling, on the walls, and finish door and window openings.
The cork is hypoallergenic, so it is recommended to use it when finishing the children's rooms.
Before you begin for sticking wallpaper on the wall or ceiling, you need to prepare the tools you need in the process:
Since the process is quite simple, you will need the standard tools that are in every home.
Need special glue
Because it It is not about simple wallpaper, but about cork, then, accordingly, it is necessary to select a special glue. Ideal expensive, but very easy to use glue, which is made on the basis of acrylic. If the funds do not allow, then contact adhesive will become a no less practical option. But, at the same time, it is necessary to remember that working with it will require a large investment of time and effort. As a result, properly pasted wallpaper will not fall behind the surface.
Among the most common brands of glue today can be identified as follows:
When choosing a glue for cork, you need to carefully study the label. It should be stated that it is intended for heavy wallpaper .
When the tools collected, wallpaper and glue purchased, you can proceed to the preliminary stage. It is worth noting that cork wallpapers are sold in rolls, so they have to lie in the room for pasting for 2 days. Due to this, the temperature and humidity of the natural material will achieve the required performance. This will subsequently prevent deformation of the edges and joints, as well as the formation of blisters.
Preparation includes cutting wallpaper on canvas. For effective work, as well as, if desired, cutting the finishing material as economically as possible, it is necessary to mark the surface itself, for example, walls. Mark the walls with the help of construction level, plumb, ruler and pencil (chalk).
For cutting, it is important to choose a sharp knife or scissors. Pre-cut holes for electrical accessories: sockets and switches. Use for this purpose podozetnik, which will allow to put a clear path. For each strip, you must add 5 cm to the allowances.
The most convenient way is to mark and cut in pairs. This will allow more accurate operations.
As mentioned above , cork is quite a capricious material. It cannot be bent on a break or glued with an overlap.To do everything correctly, follow these tips and sequences:
Before proceeding to the finish, you need to carefully study the instructions from the manufacturer, which lists all the tips and nuances.
Tips for sticking
Consider in the process pasting such important points:
By following simple recommendations, you can end up with an original and stunning interior room.
It is necessary to cut off the surpluses that were left on the allowances only with the scissors on the bottom of each strip. Glued surfaces should dry for at least 3 days. During this time, no drafts should be allowed. When covering walls with varnish, choose only the “breathing” types.
See the video tutorial on sticking cork wallpapers:
Several of the schemes below will help you to stick the wallpaper on the walls correctly:
The principle of gluing the plug
Pattern for calculating wallpaper
Types of cork wallpaper
In the bedroom
In the rest room
In the corridor
In the living room
In the kitchen
Wallpapers with ornaments
Design of the corridor with cork wallpaper