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Old 09-19-2006, 10:21 AM   #1
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Wallpaper Border HELP!

I bought some wp border some time ago and am ready to use it. However, all it says on the label is: Prepasted.
But there are no other instructions; do I wet the back of it with water..or what??????

Also, the wall corners have trim molding. Do I wallpaper over it? Or put underneath trim?


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Old 09-19-2006, 12:17 PM   #2
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How wide is it?

If it is alrger border then sometimes it is better to use past in addition to the paste on the wallpaper. Helps to hold the larger pieces. If this is going in a bathroom then use more paste. If it is going in another room then just wet it with water.

I would cut/trim the paper around the trim. (unable to give an accurate answer without a photo)

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Old 09-19-2006, 03:05 PM   #3
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The border is going up along the ceiling in the kitchen. The roll is scalloped on the bottom...all different sizes going downward. They are grapes.
I finally found the instructions; it says to use wallpaper prime first before wiping the paper with water. I am just tempted to go ahead and use wallpaper adhesive....since I already have some.

But...can you use the adhesive on pre-pasted wallpaper????
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Old 09-19-2006, 04:16 PM   #4
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Yes in fact, its really the best way to hang it. Treat the prepasted just like regular wallpaper.
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Old 10-01-2006, 09:20 PM   #5
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My paperhanger always pastes everything himself. Go to the paint store and let them give you the right paste for your type of paper. None of his jobs have ever lifted, but I've seen many prepasted only papers and borders do so.
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