Welcome to the Wallcovering Installers Association (WIA) blog! Stop back often to see the latest tips, tricks, and trends in the wallcovering industry for installers and consumers. If you’re a wallcovering installer, use the red button on the left to get more information on joining the WIA. If you’re looking for new wallcoverings for your home or business, find a trusted professional installer using the green button on the left. We hope you enjoy our blogs, and we’ll see you again soon!
Choosing the right wallpaper for your decorating needs goes beyond visual paper aesthetics. Enhancing a room using appealing colors and patterns can bring that area to life, but you should consider other things that go beyond looks. You ought to think of the traffic volume in the area, paper durability and grade, and how long your […]
Since 2000, color company Pantone has provided an annual “color of the year.” At the end of each year, after watching trends for months prior, Pantone professionals select one color to place above all others: the stylistic lexicon that inspires trends throughout the year. Always one of the biggest buzz topics in fashion, art, design, […]
Did you know groups focus on preserving antique wallcoverings? Members formed the Wallpaper History Society, based in the U.K., in 1986, which “celebrates the history, design, social relevance, and wallpaper conservation of historic and contemporary wallcoverings and promotes both their study and that of the many trades and professions associated with them.” Society members encourage […]
Technology has allowed for huge advancements in wallpaper, giving consumers an abundance of decorating options that stand up to the test of time. Nowadays, wallpaper is more than just paper for your walls: Today, wallcoverings come in a variety of materials including vinyl, fabric, foil — and even grass and rice! This opens the door […]
Wallcovering installation and painting may seem similar — but can painters hang wallcoverings? No! Hire an expert wallcovering hanger to get the job done right.
Ready to make this year your best yet? Begin with some analysis and a solid plan. Don’t know where to start? Follow these simple best practices!
Welcome to our new blog! Our goal is to provide regular communication to wallcovering installers who rely on us to keep them up to date on the industry and to our consumers who appreciate the appearance of professionally installed wallcoverings. We want to build a strong and trusted community that stays on the forefront of […]