Wallcovering Installers News

1st Annual Central Region Workshop, May 6, 2017

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Wallcovering Installers Association (WIA) will be holding their 1st Annual Central Region Workshop! Some of the workshop topics for discussion will include: – When to use lining papers and how to use them – Apps for wallpaper and how to get paid – A roundtable discussion on papering issues – […]

Hangin’ by the Bay with WIA

The Northern California Chapter of the Wallcovering Installers Association Proudly Presents Hangin’ by the Bay with WIA A day-long workshop featuring talks and demos by and for wallcovering installers and the industry. Techniques, product, raffle. Light breakfast and lunch included. An opportunity to meet and mingle with other wallcovering installers from around the Bay Area […]

WA Honors Jeff Rezin as 2016 Allman Award Recipient

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 3, 2017 WA Honors Jeff Rezin as 2016 Allman Award Recipient The Wallcoverings Association (WA) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2016 Justin P. Allman Award, the industry’s highest honor. WA bestows the award to an individual who has made a lasting contribution to the industry over a significant […]

The Installer – April 2016 Edition

INSIDE THIS ISSUE Dues Increase Amazing Vintage Wallpaper Journey 2016 WIA Craftsmanship Award Save the Date! September 16-17, 2016-Charlotte, NC Kenosha Civil War Museum New Members First Annual Workshop 2016 WIA Spring Workshop: March Madness Regional News Welcome New Editors Two Facebook Groups – What’s Up With That? Take a Seat

Gardner-Gibson Announces the New Position and Hire of a Vice President of Digital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Yvette Rubenzer 813.367.0282 x2203 yrubenzer@gardner-gibson.com GARDNER-GIBSON ANNOUNCES THE NEW POSITION AND HIRE OF A VICE PRESIDENT OF DIGITAL New role leverages technology to increase productivity and customer engagement. TAMPA, FLA, April 25, 2016 – Gardner-Gibson, Inc. announces that Tim Hyer has joined the company’s executive team to the newly formed position […]

Connecticut Chapter’s March Madness 16!

16th ANNUAL  ‘MARCH MADNESS’ WORKSHOP Saturday, March 19, 2016   VFW Hall 36 Fairview Street Windsor Locks, CT   Registration 8am at the door Demonstrations 9am – 4pm $30  Breakfast and lunch included   Open forum with specific topics: Hanging a custom Block Print presented by Mike Germaine  followed by an open discussion Installing a Chinosorie Scenic […]

Press Release – National Guild of Professional Paperhangers Rebranded as Wallcovering Installers Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Guild of Professional Paperhangers Rebranded as Wallcovering Installers Association, Aims to Maintain High Standards for Excellence and Foster Innovation, Education DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2014 – On the eve of its fifth decade of supporting exceptional installation craftsmanship within the wallcovering industry, the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers (NGPP) is pleased […]

Letter from the President – New Branding – WIA

WIA Members, It is our pleasure and honor to announce to you that the “National Guild of Professional Paperhanger’s” has unveiled a new corporate brand for our organization.   As we celebrate this change, we are also celebrating our 40th anniversary as a group of professional wallcovering installers.  While we remain rooted in our beginnings, we […]

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

House Beautiful recently highlighted the color trends your clients will be asking for in 2015. Check out the photos below and share them with your clients to help spark ideas for new wallcoverings in their homes. Warm Tones – Olive is expected be big in 2015 along with dusty mint, aubergine and rust. Greek Blue […]

Tips for Removing Marker Stains from Wallcoverings

Moms are always proud of their children’s artwork – until their little one uses Mom’s new wallpaper for a canvas and the artwork is drawn with a permanent marker. What can you tell your panicked client when she calls for advice on how to remove permanent marker from the beautiful wallcovering that you installed for […]