Wall paper is a kind of widely-used house decorative material. Since wallpaper has features that other house decorative materials could not compare, they have become quite popular in developed countries and regions such as Europe and America, Southeast Asia and Japan. These features are a variety of color and patterns, luxurious style, safe and environmentally friendly, convenient construction and low price.
At the beginning when vinyl wall coverings were first introduced, mercerized wall paper of glossy texture enjoys great popularity. At the later stage with the change of popular trend of house decoration, matte wall paper without glossy texture (cloth-like wall paper) took the lead in trend. Wall papers give stronger expression to colors and patterns and were well-received by consumers. Major vendors thus launched a fierce competition.
From the end of 1990s to the beginning of the 21st century, wall paper of woven design becomes the popular. As humans’ need for leisure, comfort and environmental protection increases, products that are environmentally friendly and natural will be well-received and consumers’ need for paper wall coverings shall further increase.
Paper wall coverings
Paper wall coverings are made by direct printing on special heat-resistant paper. Its features are matte, environmental protection, natural, comfortable and warm.
Vinyl wall coverings
The surface of vinyl wall coverings is PVC in texture.
(1) Paper back vinyl wall coverings
Currently, it is the most widely used product.
Its features include: a variety of color and patterns, low price, short period of construction, shows no soil and bears scours.
(2) Fabric back vinyl wall coverings includes:
single canvas and non-woven.
Textile Wall Coverings
Its surface is fabric and allows printing and embossing.
Its features include: visual comfort, soft in feeling, sound absorption, ventilated, agreeableness, elegant and noble.
(1) Yarn textile Wall Coverings ：Yarns or wires of various styles form the pattern and color.
(2) Woven textile Wall Coverings ：There are the plain weaving cloth cover, jacquard weave cloth cover and nonwoven cloth cover.
(3)Flocking textile Wall Coverings ：Implant short fiber into the backing paper and a good texture of lint will be produced.
Metallic wall coverings
It is a kind of special wall paper made of aluminum silk and its major color system is golden and silver.
Its features include: fireproofing, waterproof, magnificence and nobleness.
Natural material wall coverings
It is woven with natural materials such as grass, wood, vine, bamboo and leaves. Its features include: warm and natural,casual,comfortable and environmentally friendly.
(1) Wall paper that is woven with natural materials.
(2) Wall paper made of softwood, barks, etc.
(3) Wall paper made of stones and fine sands.
Retarding vinyl wall coverings
It is woven of fireproof materials such as glass fiber or asbestos fiber.
Its features include: fireproofing, waterproof, mould proof, commonly used at airport or for infrastructure.
How to measure and calculate the amount of wall paper to be used
1. Generally, it’s 2.5 to 3.5 times of your usable floor area.
2. You can ask a specially-assigned person to take ground measurements.
3. Or you could calculate by yourself:
The first step: get to know the specification of the wall paper
The specification of commonly used paper is: 53 centimeter wide in width*10 meter in length=5.3 square meter Register：The calculation of rolls need to take the loss of register into consideration.
The second step: measure the room.
1. The height of the part of room that pastes the wall paper.
2. The width of the part of room that pastes the wall paper.
The third step: get to know how wall paper is pasted.