You want to renovate your walls and choose a new wall covering and you do not know what types of coverings to choose. Here are some practical tips to help you with your SIDING project.
Choose the right wall covering according to your parts
Each room in your home is unique and their wall covering must be done according to its specificity. The rooms that require the most attention are mostly the kitchen and the bathroom.
Both parts are odor or moisture sensitive, frequently pass through and require a specific interior wall covering (easy to clean and water resistant). For this, you can opt for a coating type tiled, earthenware or washable oil paint with a glossy finish for better sealing and easy maintenance.
As for other parts of your home, all types of wall coverings may be suitable. It’s up to you to choose the one that suits your tastes and the styles you want to adopt. Besides, you should also think about technical features about the insulation of your walls.
What types of wall coverings for which style of decoration?
Many decorating styles can be selected for your interior and therefore many wall claddings. We have selected for you three styles of decor very trendy.
Industrial style: decoration composed mainly of wood, steel and metal. If you choose the industrial style, use an interior wall covering with metallic touches. For this, you can choose the smooth coating (metallic gray, alloy gray, concrete effect), the paint (polished concrete effect, metallic gray, vintage gray) or stone effect cladding boards to place on one of your walls interiors.
The vintage / retro style: to get a retro-assured effect, you can use in your bathroom, for example, tiling or faience on your walls. Regarding the choice of colors, take inspiration from the aesthetics of the 50s and use retro wallpaper for your living room. If you have all your walls repainted, use warm colors that add dynamism to your rooms.
The Scandinavian style: defined by natural materials with a predominance of white and pastel, the Scandinavian style seduces more and more. Its wall covering can be made with part of the wall in light or dark wood. For the painting of the remaining walls, you can opt for neutral colors (off-white or gray).
The walls set the tone, let it be said! There are now dozens of wall coverings to style a room and customize it with traditional, technical or natural materials. This “backdrop” is displayed in different forms, and the creators are not left to imagine every year new materials with incredible results. From wallpaper to wood, straw, stone or paint, we reveal all the tricks to choose the coating that will protect your walls and partitions while being very decorative.
Adapt to the environment
A wall covering is chosen primarily according to the place where it is placed. Insulation, felted appearance, ease of installation or maintenance. Each of them has its own specificities that guide us naturally to the most appropriate place in the house. Thus, wet rooms such as the kitchen or the bathroom require a waterproof and resistant wall covering; “cocoon” and insulation materials will be more appropriate in a room or office, etc.