Wallpaper coming off behind radiator

Postby mick.n » Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:52 pm

Hello, we redecorated last may & i removed the radiator to paper behind it. The wallpaper is the "superfresco" type that we painted silk emulsion over. Now it has started to come away from the wall. The wall is an exterior wall with no cavity as it is an old property,so i put some of the polystyrene veneer on before the wallpaper to help with heat loss. Here is a pic.

Is there any special paste that should be used for behind radiators?

Many thanks.
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Postby Hayden01 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:55 pm


I had the same problem a month ago and found this site http://www.plushwallpaper.com/wallpapering_equipment/ that does extra strong wallpaper paste and its not caused me any problems and its gone on super quick really good paste too

hope this helps
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Postby Tom_Tom_1st » Tue May 26, 2015 9:44 pm

Maybe it happened because the radiator had dried out the glue too fast? I have trench heaters and they spread the heat equally around the room and the wallpaper seems to be ok on every wall.
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