Under normal circumstances, it is impossible for all sheets to be perfectly matched to each other in terms of pattern matching. The most critical points are the corners, jambs of windows and doors or fireplaces. When deciding to finish wallpapering, choose the place that is most noticeable.
You can stick wallpaper stripes on the jambs of windows or doors, the pattern of which does not perfectly match the pattern of the adjacent sheets. The exact matching of the wallpaper above the door and above and below the windows involves the use of full-width sheets, which is a waste. Corners are almost never perfectly straight and very often it is there that patterns are not agreed, which is fortunately not noticeable in these places.
BUTTON AND BETWEENING
Butt-jointing is the most popular method of laying wallpaper sheets. After the first sheet is glued, place the second sheet on the wall and move it towards the first, until their edges touch.
Keep pushing, until a slight bulge forms, which will disappear when the paper dries and shrinks. This method is not necessary for vinyl wallpaper.
Overlap joining consists in placing the edges of two sheets and cutting them with a sharp knife. A similar method is used when sticking jute cloth.
Yet another way is to leave the edges overlapping. We work towards the window, this is especially true of patterned wallpapers. Although lap splicing is quite common, the end result is far less professional than the first two methods.
Handling the sheet with glue
If you want to transfer the glue-coated sheet easily and safely, hang it on your bent arm, trying, so that both ends are as high as possible. This way you will avoid staining your clothes with glue, you will be able to climb the ladder and prevent the wallpaper from bending. Long rolls of wallpaper can be moved on a roller. Before you climb the ladder, make sure, is properly set.
How to handle a soaked gluing sheet?
Moving the sheet as shown in the figure, that is, folded with the taped surfaces inwards and the edges upwards, you will make it much easier to put it on the wall and unfold it later.