Wallcovering Installers News

Furthering Your Wallcovering Career With Membership

Jennifer Haigler, member of the Wallcovering Installers Association, a 600-person professional association dating back to the 1960s, shares the benefits of meeting people through WIA to further your career.

What’s in Your Toolbelt?

Learn more about what WIA members are keeping in their tool belt to continue to provide home and commercial building owners with a high level of creativity and craftsmanship. Associate Members are the people and companies that supply materials, tools, and services that paperhangers use every day. Make sure your tool belt is fully equipped […]

Boston Chapter Hosts March Wallcovering Madness 2020 – CANCELLED

Saturday, March 28, 2020 | Sturbridge, MA Please note, this event has been canceled. Thank you for your understanding. Come and enjoy a full day workshop featuring topics and presentations for the professional wallcovering installer. Your registration includes breakfast, lunch, and a full day of presentations. There will also be ample opportunity for networking and […]

Why A Skilled Wallcovering Installer Is Essential To The Paper Manufacturer

The following is a guest blog written by Sarah Schwartz from Sarah and Ruby, a California design studio specializing in hand painted domino-style sheet wallpaper. As a boutique wallpaper and design studio, we value skilled artisan work. All of our wallpaper is made by hand. Our block printed wallpaper is meticulously imprinted with hand-carved blocks […]

Boston Chapter Hosts 2019 March Madness!

Boston Chapter Hosts 2019 March Madness! Saturday, March 30, 2019 | Sturbridge, MA 8:00 AM Check-In Registration Includes Breakfast and Lunch 9:00 AM Program Highlights Challenge of Hangin Multiple Drops The ‘Art’ of Coloring Seams Finishing Corners and Arches Tips & Tools to Make Your Job Go Smoothly Watch for additional presentation to be announced […]

2018 Central Region Workshop

Education Where You Want It! When Saturday, May 5, 2018 8:30 AM  Add to Calendar   Where 8555 Standsted Drive Indianapolis, IN 46241 Have you ever wanted to attend a GREAT Wallcovering Installer training but haven’t had the time?   The WIA Central Region is bringing YOU a training event that you CAN’T MISS! Located […]

Tips for Removing Marker Stains from Wallcoverings

Moms are always proud of their children’s artwork – until their little one uses the 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 […]

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 as well as the industry. Techniques, product, raffle. Light breakfast, as well as lunch, included. An opportunity to meet and also mingle with other wallcovering installers […]

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 […]