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Wallpaper: Measuring Guide

In need of an interior refresh? Our paste-the-wall wallpaper is perfect for those new to wallpapering as well as anyone short on time. Applying paste to the wall rather than to the paper is a quicker and simpler way to hang wallpaper; it is easier to manipulate the paper into place on the wall and to remove any pesky air bubbles. Here is our easy step-by-step guide on how to hang your paste-the-wall wallpaper:


Measuring your wall

When measuring your wall, take a measuring tape and note down the entire width and the highest height of your wall. You only need the wall measurement, do not include skirting board or coving. 



Standard wall
For standard walls, simply measure the entire height and width of the wall excluding any coving and skirting boards. Don't forget to double check measurements before working out how much wallpaper you will need. We recommend rounding up measurements rather than down. Being generous with leeway means you can always cut away any excess paper rather than being left short and having to start again.




Sloped Wall
When you have a sloped ceiling or wall, measure the longest and widest parts of the wall only, ignoring any slopes. The wallpaper is a long rectangle, and the slopes edge can be cut away during installation.





Pitched Wall

If your wall has two slants from the ceiling, simply identify and measure the longest part of the wall in both the width and       height. This will ensure you have enough paper to cover the shape of the wall that the slants produce. You will need to cut       away excess paper where the slants are. 







 Wall with obstacles

If there is a door, window or other obstacle on your wall, measure the total width and height of the wall as normal. Almost ignore the obstacle that is there as this will simply be cut away from the paper during hanging.