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“Wallpaper Hanger” will probably be replaced by robots.
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Cover interior walls or ceilings of rooms with decorative wallpaper or fabric, or attach advertising posters on surfaces such as walls and billboards. May remove old materials or prepare surfaces to be papered.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 47-2142.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 36,470.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 17.00
- Currently, there are 3,190 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Paperhangers”.
Also Known As…
- Wallpaper Installer
- Wall Covering Installer
- Wall Covering Contractor
- Vinyl Hanger
- Paper Hanger
- Bill Poster
- Bill Board Poster
- Wallpaper Hanger
- Wallcovering Hanger
- Vinyl Installer
- Paperhanger Apprentice
- Paperhanger and Painter
- Interior Decorator, Paperhanging
- Billboard Poster
- Bill Poster Installer
Tasks for “Wallpaper Hanger”
- Apply thinned glue to waterproof porous surfaces, using brushes, rollers, or pasting machines.
- Trim rough edges from strips, using straightedges and trimming knives.
- Fill holes, cracks, and other surface imperfections preparatory to covering surfaces.
- Remove paint, varnish, dirt, and grease from surfaces, using paint remover and water soda solutions.
- Mark vertical guidelines on walls to align strips, using plumb bobs and chalk lines.
- Trim excess material at ceilings or baseboards, using knives.
- Remove old paper, using water, steam machines, or solvents and scrapers.
- Staple or tack advertising posters onto fences, walls, billboards, or poles.
- Smooth strips or sections of paper with brushes or rollers to remove wrinkles and bubbles and to smooth joints.
- Smooth rough spots on walls and ceilings, using sandpaper.
- Apply adhesives to the backs of paper strips, using brushes, or dunk strips of prepasted wallcovering in water, wiping off any excess adhesive.
- Mix paste, using paste powder and water, and brush paste onto surfaces.
- Place strips or sections of paper on surfaces, aligning section edges and patterns.
- Measure and cut strips from rolls of wallpaper or fabric, using shears or razors.
- Apply acetic acid to damp plaster to prevent lime from bleeding through paper.
- Check finished wallcoverings for proper alignment, pattern matching, and neatness of seams.
- Set up equipment, such as pasteboards and scaffolds.
- Cover interior walls and ceilings of rooms with decorative wallpaper or fabric, using hand tools.
- Measure surfaces or review work orders to estimate the quantities of materials needed.
- Apply sizing to seal surfaces and maximize adhesion of coverings to surfaces.
Related Technology & Tools
- Aluminum straightedges
- Drywall power sanders
- Razor blade dispensers
- Tablet computers
- Wallpaper steamers
- Wallpaper smoothing brushes
- Perforating rollers
- Pneumatic staplers
- Wallpaper removal sprayers
- Paste board clamps
- Rolling scaffolds
- Border holdups
- Paste brushes
- Straight edge trimmers
- Wallpaper scissors
- Chalk line markers
- Laptop computers
- Plumb lines
- Wallpaper pasting machines
- Wallpaper scrapers
- Electric bucket heaters
- Extension ladders
- Double cutting wallpaper knives
- Step ladders
- Laser levels
- Measuring tapes
- Personal computers
- Hand trowels
- Paste beaters
- Wallpaper booking tables
- Wallpaper shears
- Paste syringes
- Broad knives
- Paste tables
- Wallpaper pasting boards
- Wallpaper smoothers
- Break off knives
- Length measuring counters
- Seam rollers
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