Preparation of Goods:
Examine goods to assure that pattern, color, quantity, and quality is as
Preparation of Chalkboard: MarkaWall
can be installed over any properly prepared chalkboard surface. Surfaces
to be covered must be clean, smooth, dry, uniform in color, and
If possible, remove the frame from the mounting clips. Removing the
frame will allow for rough trimming of the wall covering material under
the frame area, thus eliminating any possible trimming flaws. Be careful
when removing the frame, as the board might be loose. Wall covering
trimming techniques may be used if the frame cannot be removed.
You must use an adhesion promoting acrylic primer. Any wallpaper
store can supply this material. Below is a recommended primer and
VINYL PREP PRO-909 <= (click for MSDS Sheets)
VINYL PREP® is a economical acrylic primer for
general purpose applications, such as sound latex paint. It is a better
surface preparation than wall size. VINYL PREP can be tinted with a
maximum of 4 oz. colorant per gallon. Available in qts., gal, and 5
Coverage: Approx. 450 sq. ft./gallon
• Eliminates sizing
• Dries clear
• No splatter
• Ready to hang in an hour
You must apply a vinyl over vinyl adhesive. I this is not done
there will be moisture that will be trapped under the material.
The water will not be able to go thru the wall or the
MarkaWall. You will begin to
see trapped air bubbles after about 24 hours. Recommended
VOV is the industry's first and favorite vinyl-over-vinyl adhesive.
It is a high tack, low moisture adhesive for applying new vinyl
wall-covering over existing wall-covering. It applies easily with brush
or roller. Available in 1 & 5 gallon buckets.
Coverage: Approx. 160 sq. ft./gal
• Maximum wet tack
• Eliminates priming/sizing
• Excellent slip and open time
Trim material at the frame and tray with a single edged razor blade
(change razor blades often) and a straight edge.
Important: If you have any questions about the material, stop
working and notify your supplier. We are not responsible for the
appearance and performance of wall covering not applied according to