Gauthier Wallcovering Specialists

Serving Greater New Orleans Since 1984

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Residential and commercial
wall covering installation, repair, and removal

Specialize in the installation of
vinyls, papers, handprints, foils, fabrics, murals,
and many other specialty wallcoverings

Install paint able liners over walls

Free estimates by referral in greater New Orleans area

Paint vs. Wallpaper Cost Analysis

While few people would debate the aesthetic excellence of wallcoverings over paint, some might be surprised to learn that, over time, vinyl wallcoverings are also a wise economical choice. According to the latest Hite Report, developed for The Bell Systems by Jim Hite, lifecycle analysis shows that wallcoverings now last five times longer than paint, under normal usage conditions. Most vinyl wallcoverings can retain their original beauty and performance characteristics for at least 15 years, whereas a painted surface must be cleaned more frequently to maintain its appearance, and generally requires repainting approximately every three years.

Read this article in its entirety on the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers' website.

Dennis Gauthier member of National Guild of Professional Paperhangers, Inc.
Member of the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers, Inc.

New Orleans Chapter

Dennis Gauthier Authorized ROOS International Rep
Authorized ROOS International Rep

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(504) 734-8771 or

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