How to glue pith covering

How to glue pith covering

Not only do traffic jams for bottles of pith tree: this material is used also for finishing of the room. For example, in some design decisions the wall pith covering is applied.

It is required to you

  • - tape measure;
  • - calculator;
  • - square;
  • - rubber roller;
  • - level;
  • - moisture resistant glue;
  • - metal ruler;
  • - knife;
  • - rags;
  • - palette with small cloves;
  • - primer;
  • - brush.


1. Calculate the necessary quantity of pith covering: its expense depends on scenery. In other words, if walls of the room are pasted completely over with pith covering, it is necessary to find the area of walls if, in addition finishing material, other material is used, naturally, less pith covering is required. To the calculated size surely make increase of 5-10 percent: this increase is necessary for alignment of edges and undercutting.

2. Unpack pith leaf and sustain it within several days at the room temperature. This procedure is necessary in order that finishing material has got the necessary temperature and air humidity of the environment. Besides, having unpacked sheets of pith material, it is much easier to pick up the necessary combination, as we know, pith material differs both in tonality, and the drawing.

3. Clean surface of walls from dust and the covering which is earlier applied on it. Her Progruntuyte. Execute wall marking: draw vertical and horizontal lines. After that define location of the first pith plate (crossing angle of the drawn lines), and then calculate the number of sheets of wall pith material which finds room along this marking.

4. By means of the palette and the roller apply thin adhesive layer on wall surface and pith covering then stand him before full drying. Then attach pith tile near the line which is in advance planned on wall and densely press it, rolling from above the rubber roller. Pokleyka of pith tile is carried out in the following sequence: vertical row, and then horizontal. At the same time it is recommended to do shift in half-tiles (it will visually hide all roughnesses and defects).

5. To make apertures under switches and sockets, in advance cut out from paper template which apply to the respective site of pith material and make marking. After that execute vertical and horizontal cuts, and make curves if it is necessary.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team