Health & Safety Advice

Our top tips:

  • When using sharp knives or scissors to trim wallpaper, cut away from yourself
  • Always wash your hands thoroughly after using a wallpaper adhesive
  • Wallpaper adhesives contain a fungicide, so keep them away from animals and children
  • If working around electrical switches or sockets make sure that the power is turned off at the mains
  • Do not stretch higher than you can reach: use a step ladder
  • Use ladders that are in good condition and check that they’re set up correctly before use
  • Always wear suitable, non-slip shoes when working on a ladder, and wear suitable clothes when you’re decorating!
  • If you have sensitive skin, we recommend that you wear gloves when decorating or wallpapering
  • Do not smoke or eat when using wallpaper adhesives