Wallpaper maintenance and care: how to keep your wallpaper looking like new
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Wallpaper maintenance and care: how to keep your wallpaper looking like new

Wallpaper is a beautiful and timeless way to add color and texture to any room. But to keep it looking great, knowing how to maintain and care for it properly is important. In this blog post, we'll review some tips and tricks for keeping your wallpaper looking new.
1. Clean with care: One of the most important things to remember when cleaning your wallpaper is to do so with care. Harsh chemicals and abrasive materials can damage the wallpaper's surface, so it's important to use gentle cleaning methods. Start by using a soft-bristled brush or a clean, dry cloth to remove any dust or dirt that may have accumulated. If you need to clean more thoroughly, use a damp cloth and a mild soap solution, being careful not to saturate the wallpaper. Keeping in mind that some higher-end wallpapers can not be cleaned, it is important to read the car instructions with each wallpaper
2. Avoid direct sunlight: Direct sunlight can cause wallpaper to fade over time. If possible, try to avoid placing your wallpaper in areas where it will be exposed to direct sunlight for extended periods of time. If you can't avoid direct sunlight, consider investing in window coverings that can help to filter out harmful UV rays.

3. Repair damage: If you notice any tears or peeling edges in your wallpaper, it's important to repair them promptly. Leaving damage unrepaired can cause it to worsen over time, making it more difficult and expensive to fix later on. Use a wallpaper repair kit to fix minor damage or consider hiring a professional if the damage is extensive.

4. Keep humidity levels in check: Humidity can cause wallpaper to peel and warp, so it's important to keep humidity levels in check. In areas with high humidity, such as bathrooms and kitchens, consider installing a dehumidifier or running the exhaust fan to help reduce moisture levels. Avoid placing wallpaper in areas that are prone to water damage, such as near sinks or showers.

5. Use wallpaper-friendly adhesive: When installing new wallpaper or repairing damaged areas, be sure to use a wallpaper-friendly adhesive. Regular adhesives can damage wallpaper over time, so it's important to use a product that is designed specifically for wallpaper. Follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully to ensure a proper and long-lasting application.

By following these tips, you can help to ensure that your wallpaper looks great for years to come.