A Basic Guide to Interior Wall Graphics

Why do we need a special guide for wall graphics?
Experienced sign and graphics folks need to understand that interior wall graphics pose unique challenges. If you start with the idea that you can use the same materials and techniques that work for auto glass and aluminum sign blanks, you’re in for problems.

For hobby users, all of this is new and if you look for basic guides on using self adhesive vinyl, they may not deal specifically with wall words. This will cover the basics of what to use and how to apply it and point you toward more online resources for further study. Let’s look at the unique materials, surface challenges, and application tips that will make your wall graphics applications successful.

Wall Graphics and Wall Lettering On Top of “Green” Paint

A new kind of interior latex is coming to market that is sold as “zero VOC” or “VOC free” paint. It sounds like a good thing, and may indeed hold benefits for air quality and public health. But it’s detrimental to the health of some of our customers because they’re pulling their hair out trying to understand why their wall graphics are failing. What is VOC free paint, and why is it ruining wall graphics? Here are the details as we know them.

Advanced Wall Graphics Installation Tips

A search of our blog using the term “wall graphics” reveals seven previous articles about this topic. We’ve covered the basics of how to successfully apply vinyl graphics to interior painted walls. If you’ve read these, you probably know almost everything you need to know about installing wall words (If not, you can get a good start here). […]

“I was wondering how similar PrismJET 234 WallTEX is to PhotoTex?”

Here’s a recent question from a customer we received via email: “I was wondering how similar PrismJET 234 WallTEX is to Photo Tex? We currently print on Photo Tex, but Photo Tex is quite expensive…” PrismJET® 234 WallTEX™ and PhotoTex® are very similar. Both are polyester based adhesive backed fabrics with removable and repositionable adhesives. Both make excellent repositionable wall graphics that can be applied in and around corners, but there are a few important differences.