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Paint vs Wallpaper Pros and Cons of Both

As soon as you enter a residence, the initial thing that you observe is the wall. The way the wall is adorned and painted takes its great impact on the entire look of the home. It doesn’t matter how high-class the furniture are, it still won’t be appealing if the wall will not match it. That is the reason why picking out what you will use you wall is a significant decision, whether you’ll go for wallpaper or paints.

Advantages of Paint

Cheap and simple – the main advantage of paint is it is accessible in the market and there are already a lot of professional painters who will get the job done for you. Paint can efficiently hide the marks, small holes, and scratches on your wall. It is possible to test out any graphics with your wall or experiment with many decors once you use paint for your walls.

Disadvantages of Paint

Heavier oil based paint will dry gradually and in most cases require a professional to apply it as oil based paints often run. Paint with a high oil content is also less resistant against heat. Paint can also emit dangerous compounds known as VOC’s. Paint lasts from 5-10 years but depending on your paint decision you can also find yourself painting more often.

Advantages of Wallpaper

Numerous modern wallpapers lasts for ten to fifteen years, whereas, repainting often should be done as frequently as every couple of years. This lowers your expenses. Wallpaper can also add complexity and interesting features to a room and wallpaper provides several kinds of ‘looks’ like patterns, textures and even made to look like wood or cloth.

Disadvantages of Wallpaper

Indeed, wallpaper can be an instant answer to your dull walls however when you get lethargic at its design, it can be difficult to get rid of it especially for distinct types of wallpapers. Additionally, once a section gets torn, you simply can’t just cover it with another since it won’t look pleasant. Your choice would be to just bear it in case you don’t have the funds or simply replace the entire panel. Depending on type and design, wallpapers tend to be more expensive that paint as it is sold per meter. There’s also a big tendency for molds to grow because of humidity.

Why choose?

Nonetheless, you shouldn’t stress yourself in finding or choosing one since you may just combine them whenever you like. You may have solid painted walls with wallpaper borders or perhaps in one of your rooms, you could go full blast wallpapered room.