Choosing the right adhesive is crucial for the professional application of wallpaper. We work exclusively with Dreamscape Printable Wallcoverings, which require specific types of adhesives to ensure optimal adherence, longevity, and ease of application. In this article, we explore recommended adhesive options from Roman and Zinsser, two trusted names in the industry.
Roman Adhesive Options
Pro 880 Clear: This top-tier, removable adhesive is perfect for installing a wide range of wallcoverings, from light to heavy. Its excellent stickiness and user-friendly application make it a go-to for diverse wallpapering needs.
Eco 888: A clear, easily removable adhesive, Eco 888 is ideal for everything from light to commercial-grade wallcoverings. Meeting several green certifications like NSF/ANSI 342, CDPH v1.2, and being a USDA Certified BioBased Product, Eco 888 is the choice for projects where air quality is a priority.
Pro 838: Tailored for professional use, Pro 838 is a robust wallcovering adhesive. It’s perfect for medium to heavy wallcoverings, offering strong adhesion and ample time for adjustments, a crucial feature for contractors.
Pro 774 (Clay-Based): Specially formulated for large-scale commercial projects, Pro 774 ensures smooth application through pasting machines and provides maximum tack for heavy wallcoverings. Ideal for settings like hotels and hospitals, this commercial-grade adhesive is also strippable.
Pro 732 (Clay-Based): Pro 732 stands out with its high solids content and clay-based composition, offering a thick consistency ideal for roller application. Designed for low-moisture environments, it’s a robust choice for commercial applications.
Zinsser’s Adhesive Options:
Shieldz Mold & Mildew Proof: This innovative primer and adhesive system is a safeguard against mold and mildew-related issues like loose seams and peeling. It ensures the longevity of your wallcovering by protecting against mold and mildew on the primer or adhesive layer.
Sure Grip Heavy Duty Clear: Comprising Shieldz® Universal Plus Primer and SureGrip® adhesives, this system is formulated to combat mold and mildew problems on the primer or adhesive. It’s a comprehensive solution for preparing any surface for wallcovering, ensuring durability and preventing issues like adhesion failure and curling edges.
When selecting an adhesive, consider the weight of the wallpaper, the conditions of the room, and the ease of application. It’s also important to address any potential issues with seams and whether the wallcovering will be exposed to moisture.
The right adhesive ensures a smooth, durable finish for your wallcoverings. Whether opting for an eco-friendly adhesive or a heavy-duty option, the right choice contributes to the longevity and beauty of your wallpaper installation.
If you still have questions about adhesives for your particular wallpaper material, please feel free to Contact Us.