When you look at your walls and want to make a change, there are many factors to consider. What type of room is the wall in? For example, you would choose a different wall covering for a wall that is in the kitchen area than would be in a children’s playroom. Let’s say you discovered that you would like to use wallpaper for your walls. There are more decisions to be made. There are many choices you have when it comes to putting up paper in your house. In this post, we will discuss the various types of wallpaper that are available.

Traditional Wallpaper

This is the most popular type of wallpaper on the market. It can be single or double layered. This type of paper would not be recommended for a bathroom or kitchen because it cannot be washed. One kitchen splatter and it could very well be stained. This type of wallpaper would be good for bedrooms or other rooms that do not have a lot of moisture or food prep or cooking in them. The choices for décor are almost endless. It is important to consider the other items in the room when choosing what pattern of paper to get to ensure the room does not look too busy or clash with the furniture you want to use.

Textured Wallpaper

Embossed wallpaper can add flair to a room. It can add patterns and textures to your wall, which can hide minor defects. This type of paper can also be painted over if you change your mind in the future. One thing to think about with this type of wallpaper is that it is hard to get back off the wall once its set. You could end up taking the paper off the wall and some plaster. Another consideration is the amount of dirt or spills that could happen in the room as well. With a textured paper, it could catch more dirt depending on the material used.

Non-Woven Wallpaper

This type of wallpaper is catching the eye of many remodelers. It is comprised of natural and synthetic fibers which allow it to breathe and be washable. This is the paper that you would use in your bathrooms and kitchens. Another place to consider is in the kids play area or where the children gather the most. The type of material can be likened to the material used in making coffee filters. There many choices with patterns and colors, so it would be easy to find something you like.