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Wallpaper: the tools you need

Wallpaper: the tools you need

Installing wallpaper correctly requires suitable material. Before you start, get the following DIY tools: The sticking brush It is essential for applying the adhesive to the back of the paper. The most common are 100, 125 or 150 mm, but there are larger ones. The brush or spatula This smoothing instrument is used to smooth the wallpaper in order to expel air bubbles. The meter It is used to measure the length and height of the walls and to transfer the height of the wall to the back of the wallpaper to cut the strips. The gluing table It is used to cut the strips and to glue the paper. However, if you use non-woven paper, you do not need it since the glue is applied directly to the wall. The cutter It is used to cut the strips and to eliminate the surplus at the level of the ceiling, plinths and openings. The stool It is used for laying and leveling paper at height. This will allow you to access your entire wall. Joint wheel It is used to crush the joints and to adhere the fittings. Plumb line and spirit level They are used to position the strips perfectly vertically or horizontally. The pencil It is used to trace the cuts. The sponge It is used to remove stains of glue. Bucket of water, sponge and a clean cloth They are used to remove stains of glue as you progress.