Wondering about How to Measure Walls for Wallpaper? Not to worry, we would be happy to assist you. Like for anything else, a perfect size is very important for a customised wallpaper that will decorate your walls. Imagine if you were to buy wallpaper in excess, it would serve no purpose and the extra rolls will be lying around adding to the mess. Similarly, if you were to order less than required wallpaper to cover your wall space, it would look incomplete and untidy. If it is not a perfect fit the wallpaper will appear frayed and peel off near the corners. So it is important to pick the right size. Once you have identified and finalized the wallpaper design the next step is to measure the right size required to cover up the wall space to enhance it and make it look more appealing. Important point to remember is to keep 1 inch of wallpaper extra over and above the quantity that you would like to order. This is to ensure that when we cut the wallpaper a little extra can be used up if required. Sometimes, we end up making a mistake or two, this extra wallpaper comes in real handy then.
You would have to follow simple steps to measure your wall. It would be different for two kinds of wallpaper requirements:-
For Full Wall Coverings
They give you the best reflection of the wall space that you use it on and of course it is also better value for money.
- Width – From one corner to the other, measure the horizontal distance of the wall.
- Height – Since some walls are not a perfect square, measure the vertical height at each corner of the wall. If there is a difference in height, always select the greater of the two height measurements.
For Partial Wall Coverings
Partial Wall Coverings are used for defining certain smaller spaces at your home or office space. They too add great aesthetic value to the overall décor and layout of the space. In order to measure Partial Wall coverings you would need to follow the below mentioned steps.
Make registration marks along the area that you want to cover.
- Width – Measure the horizontal distance between registration marks.
- Height – Measure the vertical height at each corner of the registration mark. You may want to cover a variety of heights. In case of difference in height, always select the greater of the two height measurements.