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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

09. August 2011 by admin
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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

09. August 2011 by admin
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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

09. August 2011 by admin
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Hessian, Felt, Anaglypta and Novamura Wall Coverings

  Hessian Hessian can be bought either specially prepared for hanging on walls or as ordinary furnishing hessian. Prepared hessian is backed, usually with paper, latex or foam, and is easier to handle than furnishing hessian. It is sold in … Continue reading

22. June 2011 by admin
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How to Choose a Wallpaper

Choosing wallcoverings Walls can be decorated in many different ways, but one of the simplest and quickest ways to bring about a change of scene is to hang a wallcovering — there is a wide choice available. Standard wallpaper is … Continue reading

13. June 2011 by admin
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Decorating a Room with Wallcoverings

WALLCOVERINGS As well as the many different paint effects, there are many other wall and ceiling coverings which you can use to create an interesting foundation for a decorative scheme. Wallpapers, paper-backed fabric and hessian (burlap), tiles, wood panelling and … Continue reading

02. June 2011 by admin
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