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    • Rileybaby
    • By Rileybaby 16th Mar 17, 8:16 AM
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    Wallpaper help!
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    • 16th Mar 17, 8:16 AM
    Wallpaper help! 16th Mar 17 at 8:16 AM
    I have just decorated a wall in my dining room with a paper from b&q. Used the correct paste ( paste the paper not the wall) and hung it as I have done countless times before. The issue with it is it is the wall paper is lifting from its own backing paper in 3-4 places...looks a mess basically I need to strip the lot & start again. Does anyone have any idea why it would do this?

    Thank you
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    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 16th Mar 17, 10:22 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:22 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:22 AM
    Not come across that one before. Several things spring to mind: -
    Faulty batch of wallpaper
    Using "wrong" paste, i.e. not as recommended by the wallpaper manufacturers
    Applying too much paste and letting it soak before applying paper to wall

    Does the paper shrink back to the wall when it dries?
    • firefox1956
    • By firefox1956 16th Mar 17, 3:11 PM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 3:11 PM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 3:11 PM
    Contact the manufacturer of the paper ??
    • Rileybaby
    • By Rileybaby 16th Mar 17, 7:03 PM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 7:03 PM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 7:03 PM
    Well I have been to ab& Qcand received a full refund...the paper as they put is had deliminated. They appeared to be aware of the problem so I'll be emailing ho for a gesture of good will as I now have to do the job twice ��
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