Cut wallpaper to size


Use large scissors or other cutting implements to cut wallpaper to size. Mark the paper where it is to be cut, leaving extra space where appropriate. Mark or crease the paper and cut it straight and without fraying.

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Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Cut wallpaper to size is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Paperhanger: Paperhangers are specialised in hanging up wallpaper. They apply adhesives to the paper, or to the wall in the case of reinforced wallpaper, and fix the paper straight, well aligned, and avoiding the inclusion of air bubbles.

Optional skill

Cut wallpaper to size is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Paperhanger supervisor: Paperhanger supervisors monitor the hanging of wallpaper. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022