"Wallpaper or paint?" is the question, which comes to the mind of practically everyone, who has ever made a renovation. Planning a renovation everyone wants the flat will be beautiful and look nice. We also try to find practical and long-lasting materials for walls and don't come back to renovating as long as possible. That is why the most popular options are paint and wallpaper.
We will share all pros and cons of these two coatings in this article. Only considering all advantages and disadvantages will help you make the right choice.
There are many kinds of wallpapers depending on the material and specific features. They can be made of paper, acryl, interlining, and velour. They can be intended for further painting or be like a full-size picture. So, you shall choose the features of your wallpaper in advance. For example, vinyl and interlining wallpapers are washable and a paper one is not. Interlining and wallpaper for painting can be coated and a paper one can be not.
The option for wallpaper can be an interior paint. There are also several kinds of interior paints. Film-forming substance modified with latex becomes washable and you shall not be warry about it can get dirty.
The paint can differ according to the gloss degree:
- silky matt;
Lets' talk about all steps you have to do in different situations. We shall dwell on three options, which are the most frequent during the renovation process concerning the surfaces of the walls:
- bare walls;
- previously glued wallpapers;
- previously applied coatings.