How to hang wallpaper on the ceiling: the options and ways to spectacular finishing

How to hang wallpaper on the ceiling

Pasting of ceilings wallpaper - pretty populardecorating method. It is not only beautiful and fashionable, but also practical. The principle of the implementation of such work is largely similar to pasting the walls, but there still has its own nuances and peculiarities. If you do not know how to hang wallpaper on the ceiling or doubt their abilities, then you definitely need to learn the basic rules of such repairs.


  • Choosing the best option
  • How to hang wallpaper on the ceiling
    • Surface preparation for finishing
    • Making the ceiling layout
    • Getting glueing

Choosing the best option

The most optimal option for pastinga ceiling or ceiling is embossed wallpaper. Their main difference from the usual - a special manufacturing technology based on the use of dense two-layer paper, which perfectly conceals imperfections and creates the ceiling perfectly flat and smooth surface.

Special wallpaper for the ceiling are available only inwhite, but they have more than 200 variants of the invoice. These wallpapers can be found in any store in Russia, but in Europe a similar product you can not find, because there is for this purpose made use of wallpaper before painting.

Lifetime ceiling wallpaper about 5 years. After this time (and perhaps earlier), they become dull, covered with dust and soot (if the room smoking and cook). Paint Wallpaper can not be such, as well as clean. The only option - to remove them and pokleit new.

Imported wallpaper on non-woven basis although more expensive, but they can paint (up to 10 times). So before you make your choice, think ten times.

Variant design of the ceiling wallpaper

Variant design of the ceiling wallpaper

Variant design of the ceiling import wallpaper

Variant design of the ceiling import wallpaper

How to hang wallpaper on the ceiling

So, go directly to the process.

Surface preparation for finishing

Ceiling before pasting must be clean and dry, so the first thing to do - remove the old wallpaper, paint or lime.

  • remove the wallpaper

Old wallpaper with proper gluing mustkeep up with the ceiling without any problems, but if they are held firmly and do not want to retire, they need to be cut with a sharp knife and moisten with water from a spray bottle. After such "water treatment" they easily depart.

  • remove the paint

Painting, unlike paper, kept tightly andso easy to get rid of it. Therefore, it can not be removed, but simply thoroughly wash the surface with soap and water, dry it and clean up fine-grained sandpaper. After that, it's worth checking the paint on the strength - to glue a piece of adhesive tape to the ceiling and pull it sharply. If the tape is clean, you can get to work, otherwise, you will have to remove the paint.

  • remove the lime

If the lime layer is thick enough, ityou can just scrape with a spatula, and if the layer is thin, it is washed off in the following way: using a broad brush, hot water and damp ceiling, half an hour later take a rag and start cleaning. Lime perfectly removed.

  • Plastered ceiling

If your ceilings are minorirregularities or minor defects, you can align them with the help of plaster. In the presence of large defects (strong bias, dual boards, etc.) it is recommended to align the plasterboard.

  • ceiling Primer

But it is necessary to prime the surface,then the wallpaper will be harder to hold the ceiling to breathe. Upon completion of all preparatory work Disconnect the apartment, or ... well, you know what can happen.

Making the ceiling layout

on the ceiling wallpaper should be parallel to the sticklight, that is, in a direction away from the window. If you do otherwise, the joints will be visible, and we do not need. On the ceiling in a pencil box mark the line equal to the width of the roll. The same is done on the opposite side. Then, with the help of ropes and Assistant connect these two marks in one continuous line.

Remove the ceiling light, so it will be easier to glue wallpaper.

Getting glueing

Having measured the desired length (+ a small allowance on the wall), smear fabric glue.

Important: Adhesive for ceiling wallpaper should have a thick, viscous consistency.

To better cloth soaked glutinouscomposition, it must be folded in half to a few minutes. Do not forget that all future bandwidth need to be impregnated in the same manner and for the same time as the first.

If you are using a non-woven wallpaper, theiradhesive coat with no, and apply it directly to the ceiling. All this, in principle, is clear and known to many, but how pokleit wallpaper on the ceiling, if no helper? This can be done, but it forces you take the sea! You can pokromsat long cloth into smaller, but in this case, your ceiling is transformed into a solid patch. And you can use any props or stick, which was handy as a backup.

Bonding ceiling wallpaper without assistance

Bonding ceiling wallpaper without assistance

If you can, then we find a mate andWe continue to work on. One stands on a ladder and the other takes the top sheet. Combine it with incised line marking and firmly pressed, at the same time, your assistant should do the same only on the opposite side. Then gently pressed in the center of the canvas and begin to smooth out. For these purposes it is better to use a rubber roller. Surplus cut off a sharp knife or stationery straight spatula.

Bonding with the assistant Wallpaper

Bonding with the assistant Wallpaper

Bonding ceiling wallpaper with the assistant

Bonding ceiling wallpaper with the assistant

The second and subsequent strips are glued back to back to each other on the same principle as the first. Make sure that the seams were as good as possible and not proglazheny bristled.

Bonding of wallpaper on the ceiling paintings

Bonding of wallpaper on the ceiling paintings

If you notice that the adhesive composition of accidentally giving out from under the wallpaper, then it must be removed immediately with a clean soft cloth, or after drying may remain unsightly stains.

In the place where the hanging ceiling light, the canvas is necessary to make a small incision. Its size should be such that after installation of the chandelier in place nothing noticeable.

Important: The installation of the ceiling lamp should be carried out only after complete drying of wallpaper.

Now you know how to glue the ceiling wallpaper, which means you can begin the preparatory work. Good luck!

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