Welcome to the FAQs for our Smart Magnetic Wallpapers, including Smart Magnetic Wallpaper, Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper (Magnetic and Whiteboard) and Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen. Below we have outlined the answers to the most commonly asked questions.
How To Apply Magnetic Wallpapers
Smart Magnetic Wallpapers can be applied by professional and non-professional users. They are applied just like any other commercial wallpaper, using a vinyl on vinyl adhesive. A vinyl over vinyl adhesive must be used to install these wallpapers. Normal wallpaper adhesive is not suitable.
Please ensure you have read our the Application Guide below, before beginning the installation.
Care must be taken when unpacking and handling not to bend or crease the wallpaper, as this may damage the surface.
How can Magnetic Wallpapers be 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.
How and when to use 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 Magnetic Wallpaper kit includes: Smart Magnetic Wallpaper, Smart Neo Magnets, surface sticker, application guide.
Each Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper kit includes: Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper, Smart Neo Magnets, microfibre cloth, surface sticker, application guide.
Each Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen kit includes: Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen, Smart Neo Magnets, microfibre cloth, surface sticker, application guide.
The adhesive is not supplied and should be bought separately. You must use a vinyl over vinyl ready mixed adhesive for our magnetic wallpapers.
Are there different colors available?
What is the standard size of a roll of magnetic wallpaper?
What weight is the material?
What thickness is the material?
- Magnetic Wallpaper has a thickness of 0.60mm.
- Magnetic Dry Erase Wallcovering has a thickness of 0.75 mm
- Magnetic Dry Erase Low Sheen (3in1) Wallcovering has a thickness of 0.75 mm
How to calculate the magnetic strength of magnetic wallpapers.
Smart Magnetic Wallpapers can hold up 5 pieces of 80 gsm A4 paper. For a stronger magnetic surface choose one of our magnetic paints.
What types of magnetic wallpapers are available?
What is the best projector to use with Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen?
What type of markers can be used with Smart Magnetic Whiteboard
Wallpaper and Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen?
How to remove permanent markers stains from my whiteboard surface
What type of magnets can be used with Magnetic Wallpapers?
How To Use Magnetic Wallpapers
Choose Smart Magnetic Wallpaper to create a magnetic surface.
Choose Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper to create a magnetic and whiteboard surface.
Choose Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen to create a surface that is magnetic, whiteboard and suitable for use with projectors. Its low sheen finish reduces hotspots, making it the ideal solution for interactive presentations.
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 our “How to Use” page of our website to spark your imagination of all the ways you can work better with our products.
Can Smart Magnetic Wallpapers be applied on any surface?
Absorbent surfaces should be treated with Smart White Primer before application.
What glue should I use to apply Smart Magnetic Wallpapers?
Is it ok to hang the magnetic wallpapers horizontally?
How do I hide magnetic wallpaper seams?
How to fix poor wallpaper seams?
- If an area of the joint requires additional attention, add extra adhesive and continue to work together
- If the seam is not flat, gently lift the edge of one section of the wallpaper off the wall and guide the material to slot together and work again with spatula. You may need to add a small amount of extra adhesive
How do I remove magnetic wallpaper?
Can I paint over magnetic wallpaper (single functionality only)?
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 Smart Magnetic 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.