Tile Guys and Wallpaper

Oh, how tile work can wreck wallpaper. If you’re having a bathroom remodeled, best to have “heavy” jobs, like setting toilets, retiling, installing shower enclosures, etc. done before the delicate wallpaper goes up. That reduces the chances of workmen or materials damaging the new paper.

Common problems with tile work in an area where there is wallpaper are:

1. grout or morter getting on the wallpaper

2. workmen’s finger prints getting on the wallpaper

3. sharp edges of tile, or tools, scratching or otherwise damaging the wallpaper

4. wallpaper being torn when old tile is removed, because tile is attached to the wall, and when it’s pulled away, part of the Sheetrock often goes with it – and that means the wallpaper is going along, too.

I got a call from a gal last week who needs repairs done after tile guys “tore the wallpaper and then secretly tried to fix it.”

wallpaper installation houston

Tags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: