Welcome to the FAQs for Smarter Surfaces’ Whiteboard Wallpaper. Below we have outlined the answers to the most commonly asked questions.
How To Apply Whiteboard Wallpapers
Our Smart Whiteboard Wallpapers can be applied by professional and non-professional users. They’re applied just like any other commercial wallpaper, using a ready-mixed adhesive. Please ensure you have read our Application Guide below, before beginning the installation.
How is Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper applied?
How to make a magnetic whiteboard wall
To create a magnetic whiteboard wall, choose our Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper in a gloss or matt finish. Check out our double and triple functionality range here.
When to use different types of personal protective equipment
Full health & safety guidelines are printed on the label of every Smarter Surfaces™ product. Please read these before application.
We also advise reading the safety instructions supplied with your ready-mixed adhesive.
Each Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper kit includes: Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper, microfibre cloth, surface sticker and application guide.
Each Smart Magnetic Wallpaper kit includes: Smart Magnetic Wallpaper, Smart Neo Magnets, surface sticker and application guide.
Each Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen kit includes: Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen (Projector and Whiteboard), microfibre cloth, surface sticker and application guide.
Each Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper kit includes: Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper, microfibre cloth, Smart Neo Magnets, surface sticker, application guide.
Each Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen kit includes: Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper (Projector, Magnetic and Whiteboard), microfibre cloth, Smart Neo Magnets, surface sticker and application guide.
The adhesive is not supplied and should be bought separately. You should use a vinyl over vinyl adhesive for the magnetic wallpapers.
Are there different colours available?
Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper is only available in white; Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen (Projector and Whiteboard) is only available in white.
To create a whiteboard surface in any colour use Smart Whiteboard Paint – Clear.
What are the gloss levels/measurements of Smart Whiteboard Wallpapers?
For Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper and Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper, the Gloss Measurement is 98 GU at 60 degrees
For Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper Low Sheen and Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper Low Sheen the Gloss Measurement 41 GU at 60 degrees
Are there different sizes available?
What types of wallpapers are available?
We have five types of wallpapers available at the moment:
Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper (whiteboard functionality with glossy finish).
Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper (whiteboard and magnetic).
Smart Magnetic Wallpaper (magnetic functionality only).
Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen (Projector and Whiteboard functionality with low sheen finish).
Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen ( Projector, Magnetic and Whiteboard Wallpaper functionality).
How to clean a whiteboard wall?
What type of projector can be used with Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen?
What type of markers can be used with our Smart Whiteboard Wallpapers?
How to remove permanent markers
How To Make A Whiteboard Wall
Choose Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper to create a high-quality non-ghosting whiteboard surface.
Choose Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper to create a surface that is whiteboard and magnetic, non ghosting and comes in a white gloss finish.
Choose Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen to create a surface that is writable and suitable for use with projectors. Its low sheen finish reduces hotspots, making it the ideal solution for interactive presentations.
Choose Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen to create a surface that is writable, suitable for use with projectors and magnetic.
Such surfaces are typically used for brainstorming, planning, meetings, presentations, demonstrations, videos, classroom based activities and more.
For best results, we recommend using quality whiteboard markers and accessories. We also recommend cleaning the surface daily with a microfibre cloth.
Visit the “How to Use” page of our website to spark your imagination of all the ways you can work better with our products.
Can Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper be applied on any surface?
What glue to use for whiteboard wallpaper?
Can you hang whiteboard wallpaper horizontally?
How to hide whiteboard wallpaper seams
At the joint, overlap the dry erase vinyl and double cut right through with a sharp blade. This will minimise the appearance of seams on your whiteboard surface.
Is there a way to apply the wallpaper on the top of wooden linoleum?
How can I remove air bubbles in the wallpaper?
- Use a utility knife to slit the bubble keeping slit as small as possible.
- Push down on the bubble to remove the air from the bubble.
- With a syringe or glue applicator, squirt glue into the opening.
- Smooth the deflated bubble with a roller.
- Wipe off excess adhesive with a damp sponge.
Priming & Sealing
Do I need to prime the surface before applying one of the Smart Whiteboard Wallpapers?
Only absorbent surfaces should be treated with a primer before application. If the surface is uneven you can also apply primer to smooth out the surface.