Learn How to Hide Wall Defects

Holes in pictures off the hook, damp stains, cracks, paint that has come off, etc., many imperfections can appear on the walls of the house over time. Either for reasons beyond our control or our cause, the defects that may appear in our home force us to act if we want to keep the walls impeccable.

This is not the time to ask whether or not you did the right thing to put those pins on the wall or to make holes in it to hang that painting that you liked so much, but rather the time to take action and learn how to hide the defects of the wall so that our stay is apparently as neat as ever. That is why in this article, we will explain some tricks to do it without having to invest too much time or money.


Fix the Defects in the Wall

Obviously, we have to try to do with these holes or defects to try to fix them. For this, we must apply special products and materials to restore walls, for example, using putty to get rid of the holes.

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However, if you do not get results that satisfy you, if you do not feel like doing it or if you prefer to opt for some other option, do not miss the fantastic and original ideas that we will give you below.

Wallpaper the Wall

If instead of a little hole it is something quite large, the easiest resource you have at your disposal is to cover the wall with a wallpaper that follows the line of the interior design of the room; This way, you can save the hard and expensive task of painting it for later and, at the same time, you can give a new life to the wall and the decoration of the room without the need to stain your hands with paint.

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Stickers and More Stickers

If, on the other hand, it is about small defects such as holes or small spots, you can use stickers, tiny stickers, or decorative vinyl. There are so many designs, shapes, and sizes that it will not be difficult to find the perfect one to cover the defect in your wall.

This is another fantastic idea with which you will not need to take a single tool and which, in turn, will allow you to give a touch of originality to the wall with an element with which you feel represented or that you like.

Hang a Picture

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The paintings are used to decorate and give life to the wall. No one will know that behind that canvas, there is an imperfection that we want to cover. Its function will be twofold, and that is why a picture on the damaged wall can also be an exciting solution.

  • You can put them horizontally for those walls whose imperfections are at eye level.
  • You can put them vertically for those that present elongated spots in places not covered by the furniture.

Finally, if the style is classic or looking for a very contemporary chic elegance for your rooms, you can put wooden slats or moldings on your walls. In addition to the defects already mentioned, they can be used to hide electrical installations or pipes.

Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff

Sources: Uncomo