Frequently Asked Questions About Wallpaper
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Materials, Installation & Care
Can you install the murals yourself or should I hire a professional?
Our murals are designed for easy installation. You are responsible for installing your mural. We will print and send the mural to you, complete with instructions on how to install your wall mural. Check out our 'installation guide' for more information.
When should I arrange for a decorator?
We strongly recommend that you do not book a decorator until your murals has arrived and you're happy with it. We use the highly reputable courier to deliver our orders, however on the rare occassion, orders may not arrive on the expected date through circumstances beyond our control. Also, the actual time of delivery on the day, can vary.
How long does it take to install wallpaper?
It completely depends on the size of your wall. It shouldn't take more than a couple of hours for a standard wall. Take your time preparing the wall for best results. This should be done in advance to hanging your wallpaper.
What wall mural material choices are available?
We offer 3 different wall mural material choices which are:
- Classic 'Paste the Wall' wallpaper
- Premium 'Paste the Wall' wallpaper
- Peel and stick wallpaper
Instructions are supplied for each type of mural and more details on these wall covering options can be found on the 'our materials' page.
Do you offer a sample service?
If you'd like to see and feel our wallpapers before you order, we can post you a selection of small samples - free of charge. These samples are only available in random designs.
For a small fee, we can also print panel samples in your choice of design and material. This fee will be refunded should you place an order with us. Please contact our team to arrange any samples.
Is wallpaper paste for the 'Paste the Wall' murals included?
Yes! We include Solvite 'paste the wall' wallpaper adhesive free of charge with every 'paste the wall' mural. This will be sent with your wall mural.
Do you put wallpaper paste on the wall instead of the wallpaper?
Yes! Both our classic and premium wallpapers are designed for you to paste the wall instead of the wallpaper. This means there is no need for a pasting table.
What tools do I need to install wallpaper?
You won't need any specialist tools to install our wallpaper murals. A tape measure, pencil, spirit level, a sharp knife of scissors, a clean cloth and a roller if you choose the paste the wall wallpaper
Should you overlap wallpaper?
No! By overlapping your wallpaper mural, the picture will become distorted. They have been designed for the panels to butt up together for a neater finish.
How should I prepare my wall for a mural?
It is very important to ensure that your wall is ready for a wall mural. Correct preparation will result in an easier, more straight-forward installation and that your wall mural will correctly adhere to the wall. Adequate preparation will also mean that in the future, removing your wall mural will be as trouble free as possible. Please ensure that your wall is correctly primed and sealed before hanging your wall mural. For more details see our page - Install Your Mural.
Does the mural come in panels?
Yes. All of our paste the wall, ready pasted or self-adhesive murals are supplied in equal panels. The length of each panel will match the height you have entered for your wall mural and each one simply butts up to the next adjacent panel during installation. All of your panels will be the same width. Please contact our team if you have any special requirements.
How do I hang my wallpaper straight?
Before installing your wallpaper, you should draw a straight guideline down the wall by using a spirit level and pencil. This will allow you to line up striaght, your first panel. From here, you can continue butting up panels to ensure straight wallpaper.
How do I clean the wallpaper?
You can wipe clean your wall mural. Simply take a clean, damp sponge a wipe gently using warm water. Do not use chemical detergents on your wall mural.
Will the wall be damaged when I remove the mural to re-decorate?
Our peel and stick wallpapers are designed not to damage your wall when you remove it, based on it being installed on a wall that is correctly prepared. Our pre-pasted wallpaper mural is also designed to be removable on the same basis.
What if I damage a panel and it becomes unusable during installation?
This rarely happens, however we are able to print individual panels if required. If this happens to you, please contact our team for assistance and we will be happy to help.
What is the most durable wallpaper?
If you're installing your wallpaper mural where it may get a bit of wear and tear, we suggest you opt for our 'Premium' wallpaper as it is a heavier material.
How long can wallpaper last for?
The lifespan of your wallpaper depends on the environment it is installed in. If there is chance of high footfall, opt for the premium wallpaper. If you are installing the wallpaper in a bathroom or kitchen where steam may be present, we suggest you don't opt for the peel and stick wallpaper. If you are in doubt, speak to our speicalists.
Wall Mural Sizes
Can I pick the size of mural I want?
Yes, you can totally customise the size of the wall mural that you want. Simply add the dimensions that you want and the image will be 'cropped' to show you what area of the image fits those dimensions. Once the crop marks are shown on the image, you can move these marks to highlight the exact area of the image that you want printed by us as your wall mural. The minimum size of our wall murals is 2 square metres.
Delivery & Returns
Can I deliver to a different address?
When you are making your purchase, you can opt to have the mural delivered to an address that is not your billing address. Simply click the send to a different delivery address option and fill in your alternative delivery address details.
Will I be told when my murals have been despatched?
Yes. Once your mural has been printed and has been dispatched to you via our courier, you will receive an email to inform you. This is normally within 1-2 days after placing your order.
How many days after placing my order will I receive my mural?
Do you accept orders from overseas?
Yes, Wallsauce accepts orders from almost all territories. For international delivery timescales and prices, please see the delivery page.
Will I receive an order confirmation?
Yes, once your order is placed online, you will receive an order confirmation by email, giving you a summary of your order.
Can I track my order?
Details on how you can track your order can be found on the delivery page.
Wall Mural Artwork
On uploading my own file, how do I know if my image is good enough quality?
On the 'Upload your own image' page, the image quality indicator will let you know whether your image is of good enough quality to print as a wall mural.
I have seen an image/photo somewhere else that I would like printed as a wall mural. Can you help?
If you have seen an image that you would like printed as a wall mural but are unsure about the next steps, simply contact us for help and advice on obtaining the image you want and/or determining whether the image is available for you to use.
If you have any questions, not answered here, please contact us and we will be happy to advise.