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Make your wall your canvas with these wallpapers

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Make your wall your canvas with these wallpapers

While wall paint is a fixture, wallpapers have consistently been gaining popularity across the world.

Thinking of choosing wallpaper for your home décor but not sure if this is the right choice? This article will tell you everything you need to know about wallpapers and how they will be the perfect fit for your home.

Wallpapers are often seen as alternatives for painting the walls.

Home wallpaper is normally pasted in vertical strips and is seen as decorative surfaces. Once reserved only for the rich during the 19th and 20th centuries, wallpapering has become less expensive and is seen as a cost-effective and versatile alternative to normal paints

Wallpapers can be used anywhere in the house, and you can customize them for your living room, dining room, kitchen, and even the bathroom!

You can get made-to-order wallpapers for your specific needs and location. They come in different materials like

  • Paper
  • Fabric – different types
  • Foil
  • Natural materials (Grass, Bamboo)
  • Natural & synthetic fibre

Wondering how different wallpapers are from normal painting?

Your long-term partner

While most houses retouch their paint job at least every five years, wallpapers are reputed for their durability. Once applied, they will stay on for 15 years.

Different types of finishes

The market is filled with different types of wallpapers that are matte, glossy, embossed, vinyl, and many more. Wallpapers are available to suit your every want, need, and desire.


Since wallpapers last longer and are more durable than paints, they don’t need constant upkeep and hence are the more cost-effective option

So, what are the different types of wallpapers prints available in the market?

Block-printed – Images are transferred onto the fabric from a carved block. This process is mostly done by hand. Earlier, only wooden blocks were used but now, blocks of other materials such as linoleum and plastic are also used.

Surface printed – Surface printed wallpapers look like they were painted on, with colours almost bleeding into each other. This is because, during the printing process, there is no time to dry in between colourings. This is a mechanized process.

Hand screened – These prints are hand done by people. The process involves laying a pre-designed screen with mesh on a sheet of paper. The printer then pours water-based ink on the screen and uses a rubber wiper to force the ink into the areas with the mesh. This is a labour-intensive task that provides bright and sharp-edged patterns.

Digitally printed – In the modern age, everything is digitally printed, including wallpapers. The design is done using a computer and the result is printed directly onto the wallpaper. This type of printing is not a particularly labour-intensive task and has a photographic quality in the end.

Give your walls a facelift with CAD Reprographics

Looking to step up your interior décor at home with wallpapers? CAD Reprographics is here to help you. From the ideating stage to delivering your prints right at home, CAD will be with you every step of the way. Visit our stores in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and meet our experts who will help you create your dream home.

If you can visit us, all you need to do is send us an email with your specifications and we will get on the job right away! We will also deliver your prints to your doorstep free of cost!

Contact CADReprographics LLC to take advantage of our digital printing services in Abu Dhabi and Dubai at our website cadreprographics.com.

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