TEKNAbond Multipurpose Wall Size/Adhesive (Dry Mix)

TEKNAbond is a dry mix, multi-purpose wallcovering sizer/adhesive. Simply mix TEKNAbond with water to create a wallpaper paste or wall size. Ideal for hanging pre-pasted wallpaper and light to medium weight materials like solid vinyl, grasscloth, string cloth, and more. TEKNAbond can also be diluted for use as a pre-wallcovering sizer. ROMAN’s Original TEKNAbond – providing performance you can trust since 1984.

Key Features

  • Simply mix with water to create a wallpaper sizer, pre-pasted activator, or adhesive for light to medium weight wallpaper.
  • TEKNAbond applies easily with a paint brush or paint roller, providing excellent adhesion for most residential wallcoverings.
  • Increase ‘slip’ for easy positioning and pattern matching.
  • Covers between 300 – 400 square feet when hanging wallpaper, and up to 650 square feet when used as a wall size.
  • Perfect for Paper Mache  – Achieve the ideal consistency with just a few tablespoons of paste mixed with water.

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8-Oz - (3-Pack)
8-Ounce Box

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Application Instructions

Surface Preparation: Surface must be free from grease and other residues, dry, smooth and structurally sound. Check surfaces for paint bonding, loose wallcoverings, damaged wall-board or plaster. Repair all unsound surfaces. Before proceeding with any unusual conditions, consult your adhesive or wallcovering supplier.

MIXING: Following chart below, slowly stir entire contents of package into cold water. Continue stirring for 30 seconds. Let stand for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir thoroughly before use.

WaterDry MixCoverage
Sizing2 Gallons2 Cups650 Square Feet
Pre-pasted Wallpaper2 Gallons2 Cups14 - 16 Rolls
Lightweight Wallpaper2 Gallons2 Cups12 - 14 Rolls
Medium Weight Wallpaper1.5 Gallons2 Cups10 - 12 Rolls
Grasscloths, Silks, Strings, and other Natural or Delicate Wallcoverings1.25 Gallons2 Cups8 - 10 Rolls

Application Method: Use only when the room temperature is above 50°F. Apply an even coat of adhesive with a roller or brush. Avoid contact with the surface of embossed, textured or delicate wallcoverings. Book wallcovering according to the wallcovering manufacturer’s instructions.

Clean-Up: Before the adhesive dries, remove any excess with clean water. Additional effort may be required if the adhesive is allowed to contact the surface of embossed or textured vinyls.


If you scrape, sand, or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH-approved respirator to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.

Roman Products, LLC does not endorse the use of any product in an installation that does not meet a Class A fire rating or any applicable code. Testing by a certified laboratory should be conducted to verify that the installation meets a Class A fire rating and to guarantee compliance with all applicable codes. Specifically, if a Roman product is used to hang wallpaper over existing wallpaper, it is unlikely to meet these standards.

Limited Warranty

Roman Products, LLC warrants that it will replace this product free of charge, if, within 12 months of manufacture, it is found to be defective in material or workmanship. This warranty is in lieu of any other. The exclusive remedy is limited to the replacement of the product and Roman disclaims all liability for consequential, punitive, and special damages. Conditions of use are beyond our control.


Store in a cool, dry place. DO NOT FREEZE! Do not take internally. In case of ingestion, seek medical attention. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use of skin and eye protection is recommended at all times. If contact with eye occurs, flush with water for 15 minutes. If skin contact occurs, wash with soap and water. Seek medical attention if rash or other symptoms occur. Do not mix with other chemicals. Use in a well-ventilated work area. Close container after each use. Keep out of reach of children.


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Product Type Specialty Wallcovering Adhesive
Coverage Variable
Color White
Interior/Exterior Interior
Drying Time Drying time will vary depending on the temperature, ventilation and humidity of the room.
Product Storage Do not freeze. Keep in a cool, dry place.

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