Why Wallpaper is the New Paint?

Slowly but steadily, wallpapers are gaining an edge over wall paints. Home owners across socio-economic classes are now opting for wallcoverings for their home walls, rather than paint. Interior designers will vouch for the versatility and convenience of using wallpaper designs for walls for home décor. Wallcoverings are an easy way to enhance the look of a space without putting a dent in one’s pocket. It is the easiest and most cost-effective means for an interior upgrade.


Traditionally in the Indian market, wall paint has been the more trusted choice of consumers. Wallpapers have been mostly limited to five-star hotels, restaurants, and commercial spaces. But in recent trends, home wallpaper has gained a little edge over wall paints. Both paint and wallcovering have the power to brighten up a dull looking room. Paint offers a varied palette of different hues, while wallpapers offer a wide collection of patterns, textures and styles.


Excel Wallpapers is a leading wallpaper distribution company in India. We aim to bring in the latest and trendiest of wallpaper designs to a maximum of Indian homes.



Ease of Installation

With wallpaper, one just needs to cut, paste and paper. Painting requires all kinds of brushes, rollers, sprayers and drop cloths. The wall surface needs to be prepared, and furniture and floors have to cover with a drop cloth before painting can start. After the base coat is applied, one must wait for it to dry before the second coat can be applied. It is all very time consuming.

Before installing home wallpaper, the walls need minimal preparation. There is no fear of spills, so no need to cover furniture. Hanging wallpaper on a wall takes only about an hour. The entire house can be completed within a day, depending on its size and number of technicians working. Wallpaper is quick, hassle-free and very convenient. For young working couples who do not have the luxury of time, wallcoverings are the obvious choice. It is quick, hassle-free and convenient.





Countless Design Options

The wide variety of wallpaper designs for walls give home owners plenty of design choices to play around with. Wallcoverings also come in so different types of natural finishes like silk, cane and jute alongside washable types of vinyl and heavy-duty fabric backed coverings. With paints, one can only choose what colored walls a room will be.

Wallpapers can completely transform any space. Try an elegant motif design or damask wallpaper in deep shades for the living room. Geometric patterns work well in the dining room and kitchen. Use bold floral or mural designs in the bedroom. Faux natural textured wallpaper like the stone or marble will suit in the bathroom. And for kid’s bedroom, pick anything from Dora the Explorer to Jungle Book to princesses and castles; the room can literally be a dreamland.




Long Lasting

Painted walls look lovely when they are new and shiny. But exposure to dust and moisture over due course of time causes the paint to fade gradually. In high-moisture areas like the kitchen or bathroom, damp stains can be seen over painted walls. Paints start to lose their shine after 4-5 years. Home wallpaper can easily last for about 12-15 years.


They are easy to clean, thus, can be well maintained over the years. Washable wallpapers are also available, which are suitable for use in kitchen’s dining or dry areas and bathroom’s powder room or any other dry area. Any type of wall stains can be easily wiped with mild soap water. Hence, wallpapers have high durability.

Excel Wallpapers have a diverse range of wallpaper collections for all kinds of decorating needs. From the living room or bedroom to staircases and even the ceiling, wallcoverings can be installed at every nook and corner. Choose your own style: floral, geometric, botanical, damask, mural, or more!