Awesome Autumn Maintenance Part 2

Scrubbable, Fabric, Textile, and Non-Washable Wallcoverings Last month, we talked about the vital role cleaning plays in keeping your wallpaper like new.  We went over the few simple steps that go a long way towards protecting your investment, with particular emphasis on “washable” wallpapers. But what if your wallcovering is not labeled “washable”, but “scrubbable”? […]

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Awesome Autumn Maintenance Part 1

Washable Wallcoverings Autumn is often seen in nature as a chance to gather up the last of the nuts and squirrel them away for winter. As it heads towards winter, keeners start preparing for hibernation time. These days, you are probably less concerned with making sure you have enough nuts, or even fur to keep you warm, […]

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Arrested at Style Intersection

This month we’d like to showcase a local business that we think is definitely doing it right. Since opening their doors in 2003, they have been steadily capturing the attention of the Canadian design media and the hearts of beauty lovers all over their British Columbian city. Standing out as a leading Vancouver design firm, The […]

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Accentuating Your Style

When it comes to decorating, many people fear or lack commitment. And that’s not always a bad thing. In decor, a little can go a long way, which means that you can use your trepidation about going “all in” with a concept and actually turn it into the snazziest blessing to ever hit your walls. […]

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Five Wallpaper Myths

There are some questions and statements that I have run into repeatedly during the last couple of decades. So, I thought it was time to articulate some of these ‘myths’ into my blog. Myth #1 WALLPAPER SHOULD COVER CRACKS AND HIDE IMPERFECTIONS. There is small element of truth in this.There are certain makes of wallpaper […]

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Where To Buy Wallpaper?

When people contact me through this website, the most common question is “where can I buy wallpaper?” As an installer, there are definitely worse people that you could have called. This should be a straightforward answer, but as wallpaper stores are not exactly abundant in Vancouver, coupled with Canada not being a wallpaper producing nation, […]

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Always Use A Qualified Installer

Always use a qualified installer! I selected this as the topic of my first blog posting for good reason. Last year, 30% of enquiries to Shazcor were for installations gone wrong. All of these were avoidable. In nearly all cases the installations were carried out by Painters who “had done some wallpaper years ago” or overconfident General […]

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