Looks, durability, washability, and ease of installation: you have to take these and other factors into account when choosing a wallcovering. It takes just a few easy steps to check out papers, gather tools, plan the job, and master the techniques. Here's how it's done: * Find out the advantages and drawbacks of different papers and fabrics
, and see which patterns and textures will simplify your work. * From scissors and tape measures to clamps
and broad knives, pick the tools that speed up the job. * Estimate quantities, prepare walls
, get started with the first sheets--and plan for each coming one. * Apply primers, draw plumb lines, and get hints on cutting, pasting, booking, and choosing a seam technique. * Solve problems raised by tricky corners and other obstacles. * Repair bubbles, damaged areas, and more. * Bonus: special applications, such as archways, stairway
s, and ceilings. 64 pages (all in color), 5 1/4 x 8 7/8.