7 Ways Wallpaper is Superior to Painting

7 Ways Wallpaper is Superior to Painting

It's no surprise, we're fans of wallpaper at Our Local Wallpaper Studio. However, there's more than meets the eye to our passion behind wallpaper. Before you pay a painter to cover your walls in Accessible Beige or Agreeable Gray, learn why wallpapering offers a number of benefits over painting, including:

  1. Design versatility: Wallpaper comes in a wide variety of patterns, colors, and textures, providing more design options than paint. This can make it a good choice for those looking to add a unique touch to a room.

  2. Durability: Wallpaper is generally more durable than paint, and can last for many years without fading or peeling. This can make it a better choice for high-traffic areas or rooms that will be exposed to moisture or heat.

  3. Conceals imperfections: Wallpaper can be used to conceal imperfections in a room's walls, such as cracks, dents, or uneven surfaces, providing a smooth and polished finish.

  4. Cost-effective: Wallpapering can be more cost-effective than painting, as it requires less frequent touch-ups and repainting.

  5. Easy to clean: Wallpapers are easy to clean and maintain, they can be wiped clean with a damp cloth, this is especially important in spaces like a kitchen or bathroom where spills and splashes are common.

  6. Sound absorption: Some wallpapers can act as sound absorbers, which can reduce noise transmission between rooms, making it a good choice for bedrooms or home offices.

  7. Variety: Wallpapers come in different styles and materials, like traditional, modern, eco-friendly, non-toxic, and self-adhesive, making it a versatile choice for different needs.

Keep in mind that wallpapering can also be more challenging and time-consuming than painting, and it may require professional installation.

It's important to assess your personal needs, preferences, and budget before deciding whether to paint or wallpaper.

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