The guest experience
A hotels design is the first impression to a guest. Hotel wallcovering in lobbies, hallways, meeting rooms, and guest rooms can set the ambiance with character throughout a hotel. Specifically designed wallcoverings can create a unique look for any brand, by enabling the interior designer added flexibility toward designing the space. The use of custom accent wallcoverings, incorporated with surrounding designs can also add a “Hotel Star inches to a property, just by adding wallcovering to the scope of the overall interior design.
A clean look
Wallcoverings can be cleaned. Unlike painted surfaces, which require costly and frequent maintenance intervals. Smudges and fingerprints from high traffic locations are constant in a public space. Quickly identifying, and removing unsightly marks from the wallcovering is a simpler process than scheduling an area for constant re-painting. Wallcovering distributers should work directly with housekeeping professionals for the best solutions, and spot removal techniques throughout a hotel’s interior. Cleanliness counts to the longevity of most hotel brands, wallcovering enables this process.
Premium quality 54 inch wide wallcoverings have a fabric backing for long term adhesion, and ultimately, its removal when the time comes. This enables installers to quickly change or maintain areas that receive heavier traffic. A fabric backing supports easy removal, and new replacement. High traffic areas in hotels are usually confined to areas such as lobbies, entries, and corridors. Replacing several strips from breakpoint to breakpoint, while not disturbing the intact surfaces can save time, and save money.
Class A Type II 20oz wallcovering
A Type II Class A 20oz heavier weight wallcovering for corridors, and high traffic locations is recommended. Lighter weight 15oz wallcovering for guestrooms, and outlying areas that receive less impact, can be an alternative option to save dollars. All products should be tested under ASTM E-84 / CCC408 for architectural, and interior designer wallcovering specifications. Tests for air quality, color fastness, exposure, scrubbing cycles, and material spills such as mustard, ketchup, coffee, wine, etc, should meet specifications.
Equity value increases
Buildings are assessed by a comparable standard. Adding wallcovering to a hotels interior can add equity value to the building asset. Additional benefits include higher “R inches insulating factors, which will save energy overall seasons. Installing wallcovering can translate to less maintenance costs than painting over time, leading to lower operations costs for a buildings bottom line. What is hard to measure is the unique feeling a guest may have when entering an amazing space. The wow factor of mural wallcovering can give a guest a moment to remember for a lifetime.
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