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Wallcovering Quiz
by Staff
This wallcovering quiz will test your knowledge of wallcovering options and installation. Test yourself with the wallcovering quiz.

Which will not help you select the perfect wallcovering?

  • fabric swatches
  • a close friend or relative
  • larger samples of paint or wallpaper applied to wall
  • noting the effect of natural light on wall surface throughout the day

Which is not true about wall tile?

  • It comes in all colors and sizes.
  • It's available in metals, such as stainless steel and copper.
  • Only ceramic tile can be used on kitchen and bathroom walls.
  • It's durable and easy to clean.

Which is not true about paint?

  • It's a quick and affordable way to change the look of a room.
  • A tinted primer should always be used with saturated colors.
  • Your wall color will hardly ever match the color on the swatch card.
  • It's a permanent decision.

Which is not a faux paint technique?

  • snappling
  • ragging
  • marbleizing
  • wood-graining

Texturing techniques can make walls look like:

  • suede.
  • stone or masonry.
  • peeling paint.
  • all of the above.

What's the best way to add height to a room using wallpaper?

  • solid pastel colors
  • vertical stripes
  • horizontal stripes
  • small prints

Which is not true of small-printed wallpaper?

  • It defines a space.
  • It creates a cozy, inviting atmosphere.
  • It makes a room seem larger.
  • It keeps the eye focused within the room.

Which is not true of wainscoting?

  • It's decorative, raised-wood paneling.
  • Beadboard is a type of wainscoting.
  • It was originally designed as a decorative accent.
  • It's part of a treatment that consists of a chair rail, paneling and a floor border.

Which is not true of crown molding?

  • It gives a room a more finished look.
  • It's only made of wood.
  • It can add height to a room.
  • It adds value to your home.

Which is not used to create a visual illusion?

  • mirrors
  • murals
  • textured wallpaper
  • feathers and straw