Peel and Stick Wallpaper: Comparing Textured and Standard Vinyl Options

Peel and Stick Wallpaper: Comparing Textured and Standard Vinyl Options

If you’re contemplating a fresh look for your walls with peel and stick wallpaper, you’re in for a treat. Today, we're diving into the nitty-gritty of our two popular wallpaper options: textured and standard vinyl. Let’s start with the similarities and then move on to what makes each unique.

Similarities Between Textured and Standard Vinyl

Danielle installing a standard adhesive wallpaper panel, compared to the textured panel on the right.

Both of our wallpaper options are peel and stick, which means you won’t need water, glue, or any messy adhesives. Just peel off the backing and stick it on your wall. They are both removable, making them perfect for renters or anyone who loves to switch up their decor frequently. The quality of both is top-notch, ensuring a beautiful and long-lasting finish.

Make sure to get samples to see how the colors work with your existing decor. It’s always a good idea to try it on your wall to ensure it’s the perfect fit. Both types of wallpaper can be installed easily with the help of a squeegee, which helps to push out any air bubbles. While most people can handle the installation on their own, having a friend to help can make the job faster, easier, and a lot more fun.

Standard Adhesive Vinyl

Danielle installing the Aurora Wallapaper in Dawn, standard vinyl.

Our standard adhesive vinyl is ideal for most interior walls, including smooth, painted surfaces, glass, and metal. Here are some key features:

  • Self-Adhesive: No extra glue required.
  • Removable, Not Reusable: Easy to take down without leaving any residue.
  • Matte Finish: Non-textured surface.
  • Scuff-Resistant and Flexible: Durable enough to withstand minor wear and tear.
  • Seam Overlap: Designed with a bit of an overlap to accommodate expansion and contraction due to temperature changes, ensuring your wallpaper remains seamless over time.
Installing standard vinyl wallpaper, overlapping the panels to line up.

This material is perfect for those who enjoy changing their decor frequently. The strong adhesive ensures your wall decals stay put but can be removed easily when it’s time for a change. Whether you’re a renter or a homeowner, this is a fantastic choice for adding a stylish touch to your space.

Ready for a quick home makeover? This step-by-step guide shows you how simple it is to install our standard peel and stick vinyl.

Textured Vinyl

Textured vinyl shown in our Aurora Wallpaper in Dusk.

Our textured vinyl brings a whole new dimension to wall decor. It’s a non-slip, textured film reinforced with fabric on the adhesive side for extra durability and strength. Here’s what makes it stand out:

  • Self-Adhesive: Peel and stick installation.
  • Canvas-Like Texture: Adds a warmer, richer tone to your decor.
  • Designed for Various Surfaces: Suitable for textured walls, plaster, tile, metal, wood, stone, smooth concrete, asphalt, brick, and ceramic tile.
  • Stronger Adhesive: Ideal for rough and uneven walls like brick, stucco, or textured wallpaper.
  • Butt Joint Installation: No need for overlapping seams; panels line up edge to edge like traditional wallpaper.
Comparing textured and standard material side by side.

This option is excellent for adding character and warmth to spaces with textured surfaces. The stronger adhesive ensures it stays put on less-than-perfect walls, making it another great option for renters.

Watch this video to see the stunning transformation our textured wall mural can bring to your space.

Choosing the Right Substrate

Standard and textured wallpaper shown side by side on wall.

Different substrates may have different undertones, so it’s crucial to order a sample of the exact substrate you plan to purchase. This will help ensure the color and texture are exactly what you’re looking for.

Sizing Tips

Always measure your space carefully. Use our infographics and easy-to-understand instructions to measure both the height and length of your walls. Do you have 8’, 9’, or 10’ walls? Measure the length accurately to ensure you order the right amount of wallpaper.

So there you have it! Whether you choose the smooth, versatile standard vinyl or the durable, textured vinyl, both options will add style and personality to your walls. Happy decorating!

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