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Expensive vs Less Expensive Wallpaper Primer

Why Use a More Expensive Wallpaper Primer vs a Less Expensive One?

A wallcovering primer is the foundation of a great installation. Using a quality wallpaper primer instead of a cheaper universal primer can prevent hanging issues and allow for a faster, easier installation process. We explain the differences between primer types and how quality wallpaper primers can protect your walls, improve adhesion, and make future removal more easy.

Room shot of navy blue chinoiserie wallpaper in a dining room.

The Ultimate Guide to Types of Wallpaper

Wallpaper has become more popular in recent years and the trend looks to continue far into the future. Since there are so many types of designs, materials to choose from and different applications to consider, this article is written as a guide to help you through the process. 

Wrinkled Paper

How to Get Wrinkles out of Wallpaper

Even in the most careful installation, you may encounter trouble spots likes blisters, bubbles, and wrinkles. We’ll explain what causes wrinkles in wallpaper, techniques to prevent them, and how to fix them if you run into any on your next project.

Scissors creating a relief cut in wallpaper around a window.

How to Trim and Cut Wallpaper: Tools, Approach, and Tips

If you want great looking wallpaper, you can’t forget the finish work. It may seem straight forward but getting perfect cuts along your ceilings and floors can be tricky depending on the type of wallpaper being hung. We cover the tips, techniques, and tools you need to achieve crisp, clean lines along your cuts.

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How to Hang Mural Wallpaper: 6 Critical Steps

Wallpaper murals are a great way to add interest to a room. They create a focal point that can be used in homes or businesses to make a statement and change the mood of the space. The options are unlimited and can include maps, landscape scenes and even photos.

Man Peeling Wallcoverings

How to Remove Wallpaper Without a Steamer

Removing wallpaper can be a difficult task at best and most people avoid it if at all possible. What comes to mind is endless hours of peeling tiny bits of paper off the wall with a paint scraper while trying not to destroy your walls in the process. Is there a better way?

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How to Remove Multiple Layers of Wallpaper

Wallpaper is a wonderful design element for a home, and as with paint, at some point it will be time to give your home a fresh look. You will need to either paper over your existing wallpaper, or remove it completely before hanging new paper.

How to Remove Wallpaper from Plaster Walls

Regardless of how beautiful old wallpaper is in your home, at some point you may want to give your walls a new look. The thought of removing old wallpaper can give some folks nightmares, and stripping wallpaper from plaster walls may call for extra care. If you use the techniques suggested in this article, the old paper will come off easily and you’ll be ready to hang your new wallpaper in no time.

Paintable textured wallpaper

How to Hang Textured, Paintable Wallpaper

Have an older home with damaged walls but want a fresh, modern look? Textured, paintable wallpaper can help you achieve a beautiful new finish without the need to replace walls. We explore how the different types of textured wallpaper, and how best to prep for and install it.

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How To Repair Damaged Wallpaper

Wallpaper has long been a favorite design element to bring elegance to a room and grab your attention. Unfortunately, as it gets older, damage can occur and what was once beautiful has now become an eyesore. We’ll show you how to repair the most common types of wallpaper damage, like curling corners, bubbles, and opening seams.

Room shot of jute grasscloth wallcovering in a kitchen.

How to Hang Grasscloth Wallpaper

Grasscloth wallpaper is a natural product that evokes a feeling of peace and calm in any room it adorns. Available in a variety of colors as well as different natural fibers such as hemp, jute, rushcloth and sisal, grasscloth can be a part of almost any design scheme. It is truly distinct because it is all natural with a texture that invites you to touch it to see if it’s real.

Wallpaper syringe in front of wallpaper bubble.

How to Fix Wallpaper Bubbles: 6 Steps for a Seamless Repair

The finished wallpaper project in your home looks beautiful and everyone loves it, but later you notice some loose spots. Your wallpaper has bubbles. If you’ve just hung the wallpaper and the glue is still moist, you may be able to lift it off the wall and smooth out the bubble as you reapply it, or, if the wallpaper is peel and stick, you can usually just reposition the panel and remove the bubble. If the wallpaper has been up for a while, you will need to repair it.

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