Wallpaper Protection – How to Properly Protect Wallpaper

Wallpaper is making a comeback, as it can be hung more quickly than paint & gives a room a unique style. But, Anti Radiation UK  can easily become damaged if not protected properly.

Waterproof varnish is an option to protect wallpaper. A clear polyvinyl (Decorator’s) varnish can be used to boost wallpaper resistance to moisture & heat. Ideally, it should be applied over a primer to create an even surface & increase its bond to the wall.

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It is recommended that wallpaper be inspected for signs of dampness on a regular basis. A damp condition should be treated as soon as possible. Damp can cause serious damage to wallpaper, causing it to deteriorate or become moldy. Damp can also affect the structure of the house, resulting in structural problems such as crumbling walls or cracks. If a problem is detected, the wallpaper must be removed & the area should be treated for damp using a suitable solution before it can be covered again.

The moist & dark environment behind wet wallpaper is ideal for mold growth. The type of mold commonly found behind wallpaper includes Aureobasidium & Fusarium, both of which can cause skin irritation or infections. Molds may also spread behind wallpaper to the wall framing & other surfaces in the house, requiring remediation by a qualified mold removal specialist.