Bubbles in my wallpaper


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Old 09-07-21, 02:24 PM
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Bubbles in my wallpaper

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I have been using wallpaper in my bathroom for over 20 years without issue. I normally use pre-pasted wallpaper until 2 years ago when I found a design on some paper that went really well with my files. Unfortunetly, this wallpaper needed paste added to it. Just recently, it has started to bubble up in some areas and is this is driving me nuts. Is there some sort of trick or method to fix this issue that you could recommend to me? All help is greatly appreciated.

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Old 09-07-21, 02:44 PM
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Any idea why it's bubbling - what's on the other side of the wall?
 
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Old 09-07-21, 03:04 PM
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possibly steam from showers. I didnt have an exhaust fan when i put the paper up but I do now. Other side of wallpaper is sheetrock.
 
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Old 09-07-21, 05:12 PM
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Not other side of the wallpaper, other side of the wall - what's the room or otherwise on the other side of the wall? Also, any plumbing in that wall?
 
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Old 09-07-21, 05:28 PM
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other side of the wall is a closet, no plumbing. No wallpaper underneath the current wallpaper that is on the wall.
 
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Old 09-08-21, 02:24 AM
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Usually wallpaper that requires adhesive does better than the prepasted paper. Was the previous paper stripped first or was this hung over old paper?

btw - welcome to the forums John!
 
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Old 09-08-21, 04:39 PM
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The previous wallpaper was taken off before the current one was pasted off. Thx for the welcome. Now back to my original question plz, Is there some sort of trick or method to fix this issue that you could recommend to me?

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Old 09-09-21, 02:40 AM
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I don't hang paper so my knowledge about it is limited. If you can inject adhesive [syringe?] behind those spots you may be able to glue them back down.
 
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Old 09-09-21, 06:51 AM
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Yeah, I thought of that as well. That is most likely the way i go.
 
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Old 10-02-21, 07:39 AM
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how long ha the paper been on the wall ?
 
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Old 12-15-21, 01:01 PM
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Try using ready mixed paste or self-adhesive

Im no wallpaper pro but ready mixed paste with paste the wall wallpaper makes all the difference stopping bubble. We have also tried self-adhesive wallpaper in the past and that works really well too, however, it is hard to find decent quality papers these days.

 

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