Wallcovering Installers News

March Madness 2024

Event Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024 Time: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Hotel information and reservation link: New Location! Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center located at 14 Mechanic Street, Southbridge, MA 01550. www.southbridgehotel.com. Hotel rooms are available at the discounted group rate of $129 + $10 per additional person and reservations can be made at this link: […]

Boston Chapter Hosts 2023 March Madness

Boston Chapter Hosts 2023 March Madness Saturday, March 18, 2023 l Sturbridge, MA ONE DAY WORKSHOP 8:00 AM Check-In & Breakfast 8:45AM Welcome & Programs Begin $100 Registration at the Door Check or Cash at Door (no option for digital payments) WORKSHOP PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Paperhanger/Client Setup Coordination Using Photography At Work TABLE TOPS – Something […]

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 […]

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 […]