Thursday, 7 April 2016

All You Need to Know About Wallcovering for Home Improvement

Are you tired of looking at the dull walls in your house? No doubt, monochrome walls tend to scream monotony and you need to spruce it up by adding vibrancy to those walls. The best way to do so is by installing wall cover or wallpaper.Let us learn more about the concept in detail.

Why install wallpaper?Paint seems easy and cheap

A professional wallcovering installation may last you 10-20 years or even more! Moreover, you will get a flawless look that paint cannot achieve. The wallpaper and its installation would be paid for only once, in contrast to the multiple purchase and application of paint and the pain to hire labor to go through the same processes over and over again. Wallpaper is far simpler to clean in contrast to wall paint. You can wipe off stains or marks from a wallpaper’s vinyl or acrylic surface using a sponge. While some advertisements say the same for modern paint, many a times it leaves a dull spot on the painted surface right where the stains used to be.

Where can I buy the wall cover?

There are different ways to procure wallpaper. You can buy them at home improvement stores, with interior decorators, at your local wallpaper store (or sometimes even the paints stores).
Local stores for wallpaper, paint or overall home improvement can save you money, but you would have to invest a great deal of time trying to analyze and match the desired patterns, favorite colors, the amount of light in a room, etc. to what is available in front of you.
Buying wallpaper from the interior decorators is the most costly way though they may give you good advice as to what specific colors and patterns would best complement your decor scheme. However, many wall cover installation companies can provide the same consultation at reasonable prices.

What are the different types of wallpaper available?

Based on color, pattern, finish and texture, there are various types of wallpaper out there in the market. Wallpaper consists of backing material and surface layer. This backing material comes in four major categories and the surface layer can be paper, vinyl, fabric, natural textile or any of the other types.

What do you mean by pattern match?

Wallpaper designs usually have certain patterns running across rolls. To cover a full wall, you buy and install rolls of wallcover and the pattern must be a match or repeat. This implies that the vertical distance between a single point on a pattern design to that identical point on the other sheet must match vertically. This pattern match forms an integral part of the wallpaper design. You don’t want a random match where the pattern matches no matter what way the adjoining strips are positioned. To get the maximum joy of wallpaper, hire experienced professionals for wallpaper installation and you will get flawless patterns and a beautiful home.

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