Wallpaper Repair: How to Fix a Bubble
Wallpaper can be a beautiful way to decorate the walls in your home, but sometimes you also need to do wallpaper repair when problems occur, such as a bubble in the wallpaper. Here is a list of tools and materials and instructions to do wallpaper repair when this happens.
Step 1 — Cutting the Bubble
Use a damp sponge and wet the wallpaper in the area needing wallpaper repair. Carefully cut the middle of the bubble with the razor blade in the shape of a cross cut. Be sure not to press too hard so you don’t damage the wall.
Step 2 – Remove Problem Material
Use the tweezers to carefully open the flaps of the cut and then use them to remove the offending piece of material causing the bubble. Make sure you are careful so you don’t rip the paper when you are pulling it open with the tweezers.
Step 3 – Inserting Adhesive
Put in the adhesive that will be used to make the wallpaper repair. The type of adhesive used is called seam adhesive and is special made for this sort of job. Make sure you put down a little more of this adhesive than the size of the bubble area.
Step 4 – Smooth with Sponge
Now, push down the sections of the cut and smooth it out with the damp sponge. Be sure to wipe off any extra glue and then let the wallpaper repair dry.