Types of vinyl wallpaper in the interior of the kitchen
An expanding range of wallpapers, among which samples are cloths with imitating natural colors, allows the use of vinyl wallpaper as a finishing material in the modern design of the kitchen according to design ideas.
Vinyl canvases always surpass other types of wallpaper with their aesthetics, functionality and beauty.
Vinyl wallpaper consists of a substrate (maybe textile, paper, non-woven) and a protective film of polyvinyl chloride. This composition makes the wallpaper durable and durable. Selecting vinyl wallpaper in the kitchen, you need to carefully study the impregnation of the processing composition to prevent the growth of mold and fungi on the walls.
The special composition of the protective layer makes the wallpaper resistant to direct sunlight, mechanical damage, moisture, dust. A variety of vinyl wallpaper allows them to be classified into:
- foamed vinyl sheets; - hot stamping vinyl.
The peculiarity of the external coating of the material makes it possible to imitate various types of surface, giving the canvases a relief texture. Vinyl wallpapers are monotonous and patterned. They differ in the presence of decorative elements to hide the irregularities of the walls.
You can decorate the kitchen in Provence and Rustic styles using a combination retro vinyl wallpaper. The quality of the material depends on the thickness of the base. The originality of vinyl makes the canvas durable, moisture-resistant, not branded, not fadeable, easily tolerating dry and wet cleaning with a brush from dirt.
Vinyl wall-paper, without losing the decorative effect and operational characteristics, can serve more than 10 years. A minor drawback is their poor air permeability.
A novelty on the wall materials market is vinyl-based wallpaper with micro-pores, which allows fabrics to “breathe” freely due to condensate evaporation. In addition, micropores protect wallpaper from excess moisture.
The original design of patterns on wallpaper canvases allows you to create a unique interior in the kitchen at no extra cost.
Vinyl Foamed Linens
Vinyl foam is determined by the surface roughness. It is easy to recognize by softness when touched. Manufacturing technology of foamed vinyl coatings is carried out by applying a universal thermally treated vinyl mass on non-woven or paper base. At further stages of the technological process, vinyl material foams, acquiring a special texture.
Vinyl wallpaper is rational to use when you need to hide the irregularities of the walls. Their only drawback is the inextensibility of paintings. Because of this, they can not be attributed to the ideal material for the walls of the kitchen.
Tip: When choosing a vinyl-based structural wallpaper, consider the fact that they perfectly hide the curvature and defects of the walls.
Vinyl Wallpaper for Painting
Modern vinyl wallpaper designed for painting - a great solution for those who want to change the annoying interior. They are good because they can be repainted several times. The production of such wallpaper is limited to the color palette. Most often canvases for painting are produced in white.
Less often there are multi-colored wallpaper designed, fully ready for quick use. Thanks to the different painting methods, you can beautifully decorate the kitchen walls. Paint on the wallpaper can be applied in two ways:
- on the inner side of the canvas (in this case, the wallpaper is well saturated, and it will be possible to create a beautiful background, leaving the relief areas “clean”). In this way, it is easy to imitate the design of “graffito”;
- on the back side of the canvas (second, at least a qualitative method). At the same time you get a bright background and relief of light colors.
If you want to create a special interior, use vinyl wall coverings for painting the walls.
Photo: wallpaper for painting
Wallpaper "vinyl compact"
The material for wall covering "vinyl compact" is a flat cloth, obtained by hot stamping. Externally, they are imitating finishing materials, not afraid of hard washing and deep cleaning. Such wallpapers are durable. Their main differences are a pleasant texture and a variety of colors. With their help it is easy to create a harmonious stylish decor.
Pay attention to the vinyl cover for kitchens with a funny print. It does not tarnish, does not fade with time, does not lose its relevance.
Photo: Vinyl compact wallpaper imitating brick
Photo: Vinyl compact imitating stone wallpaper
Vinyl Kitchen Material
Kitchen vinyl material is quite dense, washable. It is designed for wall decoration of kitchens. It has a rubber base, which gives the fabrics dirt-repellent and moisture-proof properties. Pasting such wallpaper subject to the surface above the tabletop. The disadvantage of kitchen vinyl is its thickness, because wall covering in this case looks rough. The owners are not always enthusiastic about the thematic drawings with the motives of gastronomy.
Tip: choosing vinyl wallpaper in the kitchen, pay attention to the composition of wallpaper impregnation. It must protect the web from mold and mildew.
The main advantage of kitchen vinyl for walls is that they can imitate any color and naturalness. Among other things, kitchen vinyl looks very beautiful, stylish and practical.
Photo: design working apron vinyl wallpaper
Silk-screening materials for wall finishing are a type of flat vinyl-based wallpaper made by hot embossing. The basis of such cloths is pre-painted, then it is thermally processed and amenable to strong embossing.
You can often hear that silk threads are used in the manufacture of satin fabrics. But this is a fallacy. Silky wallpaper gives a unique way to handle vinyl material. Due to the lack of a special relief of paintings, wallpaper made from flat vinyl is recommended to use on perfectly flat walls.
If you want to create an interior in the kitchen that would be pleasantly durable and practical for a long time, purchase solid vinyl finishing cloths (see the photo of the coatings in the photo collection).
Hard vinyl wallpaper
They are made of heat treated and pre-evaporated vinyl material, which allows to remove harmful elements from the canvas. The advantages of this type of wallpaper are: the absence of allergies, the safety of the finishing material, the non-stretchability of the fabrics, the non-fadeability, resistance to mechanical damage.
The basis of the wallpaper of solid vinyl is durable paper, consisting of three layers, ensuring the rapid removal of residual moisture from the wall covering.
The originality of solid vinyl is in the imitation of any coatings: for painting, as textured plaster, textiles. The correct choice of the pattern affects the docking of the cloths among themselves, making it invisible.
Original collections of vinyl canvases designed for surface finishing can be viewed in photo catalogs.
The composition of wallpaper made of solid vinyl: a protective outer layer and a dense substrate of fabric, paper or non-woven.
Tip: Universal washable vinyl wallpaper is recommended as a finishing material for a kitchen apron.
The difference of wallpaper from solid vinyl from foamed is the decorative material from which they are made. Such paintings successfully hide the curvature and flaws of the walls. Vinyl wallpaper on the foam base, despite its softness, is characterized by a peculiar surface roughness.
It is interesting to look at the kitchen wallpaper in black and white with an abstract ornament, made in the Scandinavian style.
You can decorate the kitchen using vinyl colored patterned wallpaper as decoration.
Types of wall vinyl are constantly expanding and improving, allowing you to use it in the interior design of any kitchen.
The uniqueness of quality and the cost of material for wall decoration allow you to use vinyl wallpaper for pasting the kitchen much more often than other wall coverings.
Besides the fact that vinyl-based wallpaper is practical, durable, elegant, they are considered the perfect canvas for the design of kitchen walls in new buildings.
Since the wallpaper is a very popular finishing material used in apartments during repairs, it is recommended to study and master the steps of pasting walls on the photo in the network or consult a specialist.
In spite of the fact that the same technological peculiarity of sticking is characteristic for all wallpaper canvases, do not be lazy before you glue the new wallpaper to remove old walls, otherwise the vinyl material will spoil the original design without making the kitchen beautiful.