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Old 09-16-2019, 06:43 PM   #1
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Wall Paper is lifting at upper corners

2017 MBS 2401W Forester wallpaper is peeling back at the upper corners. Has anyone else had this happen. I don't think moisture or rain are involved, we had a heavy rain today and afterward the area seamed dry. It does get up to 100 degrees however in the parked RV. Adhesion of the wallpaper next to where it is peeling is next to nothing. The wallpaper seems to be a VERY thin vinyl. So I am wondering what adhesive would make a permanent fix without melting the wallpaper.Thought? Thanks! images need to be rotated 90* clockwise)
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Old 09-20-2019, 01:12 PM   #2
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We used Elmer's white glue and a hard plastic spreader to get it smooth. Excess glue cleans up with warm water.
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Old 09-21-2019, 06:38 AM   #3
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Perhaps wallpaper paste?
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:35 PM   #4
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Wallpaper problem

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I realize your post is older but we are having the same issues with our 2018 8280WS 5th wheel. May I ask how you resolved your wallpaper problem? Thanks!
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:41 PM   #5
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I realize your post is older but we are having the same issues. May I ask how you resolved your wallpaper problem? Thanks!
Zinsser 2861 Sure Grip, a wallpaper seam roller, blue tape and a damp cloth. The tape is to mask the good side of the seam.
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Old 10-26-2020, 06:41 PM   #6
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We ultimately decided to use Elmer's Rubber Cement. A thin coat was applied on both the wallpaper and the luan wall and left for a few minutes to loose tackiness. Then with plastic bondo applicators, (a credit card could substitute) smoothed the wallpaper back towards the edges. Temperature in the RV was around 80 at the time. This was a while ago and the wallpaper is smooth and looks like new without any damage to the thin wallpaper. the wallpaper was also re-wrapped around the quarter round trim.
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Old 10-26-2020, 06:58 PM   #7
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Here's a few photos from our trailer. As you stated, the paper is very thin so I wouldn't want to work with it too much. Did you have to take the trim down in order to smooth out all the wrinkles and creases? There are numerous areas affected. Some of the pictures need rotating. They were right side up when I uploaded them....don't know what happened!
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Additional photos

Here are a couple more photos. It looks like if I try to smooth the wallpaper down, I will have excess wallpaper to hide behind the trim or cut off.
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:20 PM   #9
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I removed the trim where the plastic applicator wouldn't fit under it and also to rewrap the trim. You have a lot of areas that need attention, please make sure there are no water leaks or excess moisture causing the lifting of the wall paper, that you would want alleviate first.
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Old 10-28-2020, 02:06 PM   #10
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spoke with the supplier of our laminated wallboard and they recommend repairing panels with some type of wallpaper glue like the attached. not recommending a brand only using as an example
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