Pros And Cons Of Wallpaper Backsplash

Pros And Cons Of Wallpaper Backsplash

Wallpaper offers similar benefits to peel-and-stick tile. It comes in many different styles, can be self-installed and is an inexpensive option. It can also take the place of paint in other rooms but I will not go into that here.

Wallpaper is relatively cheap, and generally much isn’t needed for a backsplash. There are more upscale wallpapers specifically meant to mimic tile backsplash that go for a relatively higher price, but without labour costs, it can still be an inexpensive choice.

Like peel-and-stick tile, adhesive wallpaper is an easy option for a kitchen backsplash. Whether hanging traditional or sticky wallpaper, consider protecting it with a waterproof varnish. This will help the wallpaper weather wear and tear and make it easy to clean.


  • DIY installation
  • Inexpensive
  • Wide variety of looks to choose from


  • Can look less put together than traditional methods
  • Can peel or fall off after time in areas of high heat and moisture
  • Doesn’t last very long
  • Doesn’t add value to the home

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