Category Archives for Wallcoverings

Guide to Hanging Wallcoverings and Preparation

Preparing the surface As with any wallcovering, the wall must be properly prepared first. This means old wallpaper should be stripped off and the wall washed clean of any old paste and size. Cracks, holes and indentations should be filled, … Continue reading

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Decorating Tips for Hanging Wallcoverings

WALLCOVERING SIZES Fabric wallcoverings are sometimes sold by the roll and sometimes by the metre. Sizes vary but typical widths are: paper-backed hessian: 889mm (35in), 914mm (36in) silk: 762mm (31 in) grasscloth: 914mm (36in) tweed: 685mm (27in) fine wool: 690mm … Continue reading

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How to Hang Fabric on Walls

Hessian and other fabric wallcoverings are ideal as a cover-up for less-than-perfect walls. They can give a softer, richer look to a room and provide an ideal backing for prints, pictures or other items on display. There are many fabric … Continue reading

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Different Types of Wallcovering

`Wallpapers’ — patterns and textures by the roll, as most people think of them — come in a number of different types. Often it’s the design that influences your choice, but you should also pick the right type for the … Continue reading

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