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Beeline Wallpaper Paste Review

By Mike Gregory

 

Beeline is probably the most popular choice for professional decorators when it comes to wallpaper paste. You can pick it up from any Dulux or Crown Decorating Centre, as well as about a million other trade outlets. This is my Beeline wallpaper paste review. If you want more information you might be better having a look at Ciret’s website

lining paper

Yellow Top (light grade)

Yellow top is the most widely used out of all the Beeline Range. This is for a few reasons. There is a handy guide on the side of the bucket which helps you determine how much water you should add for a particular job. Because it comes condensed, you can use it on a wide range of wallcoverings. Yellow Top also offers great slip and working time, making it one of the easiest ready made adhesives to use. I would highly recommend.

medium grade paste

Red Top (medium grade)

“medium” is probably understating things a little bit. Beeline Red Top is a very strong paste with a low water content, making it very grippy. I use this for most non-woven papers. You can dilute it quite a lot and still find it very effective. I also mix it with flake when applying lining paper, or papering over a surface which has been prepared with gaurdz.

blue top baby!!

Blue Top (heavy grade)

Not a paste I use often as I find it a little OTT. However, it has got me out of trouble a few times and I do use it as overlap adhesive because it is the strongest paste I have ever used. Honestly, this stuff sticks like sh*t! If will save your life one day

White Top (ready to use)

Pick it up and go, no messing around and it does everything you need it to do. You can use it on a wide range of wall coverings.

All being said, the Beeline range as a whole gives a decorator everything they need, regardless of the type of paper they are hanging. The paste easy to use and top quality, as well as being competitively priced and widely available.

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Beeline Wallpaper Paste Review