An interesting option for interior decoration is cork wallpaper for walls. They are more original than the usual rolled sheets and have a high level of durability, which is very important for those who prefer to make repairs as little as possible.
Cloths differ in design, style, method of attachment and other parameters. The main types of cork wallpaper on the technical characteristics are divided into 4 large groups.
|Groundless||As part of the only cork. Fragile rolls up to 10 m long and up to 1 m wide. Often decorated with patterns or patterns.|
|On a paper or non-woven substrate||The thickness of the cork coating is 2-3 mm, on paper basis no more than 1 mm. Standard length is 10 m, width is half a meter. The width of the strip is from 30 cm to 1 m. The cloths are flexible, glued well.|
|Cork panels (plates)||Working dimensions are 30 x 60 cm. Coating layer of waxed veneer or acrylic lacquer, lower one - from pressed cork. More expensive roll wallpaper. Suitable even for the hallway and the bathroom. When decorating it is important to take into account that when the humidity drops, the dimensions of the plates can vary somewhat.|
|Self adhesive||Cork web of minimum thickness on the substrate. The structure is varied - from small chips to plates. For smooth, clean surfaces. These cork wallpapers are especially successful in the bathroom and kitchen interior. The color is usually brown-beige, occasionally the front side is painted with bronze or gold.|
Due to the warm pleasant feeling of the surface layer and high water-repellent properties, wall decoration with cork cloths or panels is very attractive. A certain uniformity of the natural color is more than compensated by modern methods of coloring.
In order to finally make a choice, it is important to evaluate all the pros and cons of cork wallpaper, to “see” and evaluate the design that the material can give before starting work.
Sophisticated design of the room requires proper gluing of cork wallpaper, because the curvature of the cloths or applying them with gaps will completely spoil the design of any room.