Types of wallpaper


Various types of wallpaper such as woven and non-woven, glass fibre reinforced, and pattern wallpaper and the procedures to hang them.

Alternative labels

wallpaper types
plain wallpaper
sorts of wallpaper
typology of wallpaper
woven wallpaper
patterned wallpaper
variety of wallpaper
kinds of wallpaper
range of wallpaper
wallpaper typology

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of wallpaper is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Paperhanger supervisor: Paperhanger supervisors monitor the hanging of wallpaper. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.

Optional knowledge

Types of wallpaper is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Paperhanger: Paperhangers are specialised in hanging up wallpaper. They apply adhesives to the paper, or to the wall in the case of reinforced wallpaper, and fix the paper straight, well aligned, and avoiding the inclusion of air bubbles.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022