Buying Guide - FlexiSheet, FlexiStick, FlexiRoll or FlexiProject?

Buying Guide - FlexiSheet, FlexiStick, FlexiRoll or FlexiProject?

Whiteboard wallpaper is a type of wall covering material that has a surface similar to a traditional whiteboard. It is designed to be used as a writable and erasable surface, just like a whiteboard.

This means you can write on it with dry-erase markers and easily wipe off the markings when you no longer need them, allowing you to use your wall as a reusable writing or drawing space.

It can be used in a variety of settings, such as offices, classrooms, conference rooms, and even in homes as a creative and functional wall space.

One of the advantages of whiteboard wallpaper is that it can transform an entire wall into a writable surface, providing ample space for brainstorming, note-taking, drawing, or planning without the need for a physical whiteboard.

It's a versatile and practical solution for collaborative workspaces or for anyone who wants a writable surface in their environment.

ScribbleWall offer three tried and tested options, so why should you choose one over the other?

Ultimately, the choice between the Whiteboard Wallpaper options depends on your specific needs and preferences, as well as factors like installation ease and durability. Consider the surface you want to convert into a whiteboard, the aesthetics you desire, and how long you plan to use it when making your decision.

Roll Sizes:

Available in 1.2m wide

Buy in runs of 1, 3, 5, 10 or 20 m rolls.

Available in 0.6m or 1.2m wide

Buy in runs of 1, 3, 5 or 10 m rolls

Available in 1.2m wide

Buy in runs of 5, 10 or 20m rolls

Available in 1.2m wide

Buy in runs of 1, 5 or 10 m rolls

Coverage: C an join together sections for large areas Apply in single horizontal strips Apply in single horizontal strips Can join together sections for large areas
Surface Type: Magnetically receptive & dry erase Magnetically receptive & dry erase Magnetically receptive, dry erase & suitable for projection Dry erase
Surface Finish: White High Gloss White High Gloss White Matt White, Green or Black High Gloss
Application Method: Self-Adhesive VOV Adhesive Self-Adhesive VOV Adhesive


Roll sizes and coverage:

Whiteboard Wallpaper is sold on the roll in set widths. Therefore to work out how much material you need to cover a specific area, it's a little more complicated than just working out square meterage.

The main thing you need to know at this first stage. of the decision making, is whether you need more than one run of material to cover the desired space, as some options are suitable to install in sections to cover larger areas, and other options are not.

Most of the rolls are available in a width of 1.2m. You can hang the products horizontally or vertically. If the area you are looking to cover is no more than 1.2m high, you will onl need one horizontal run.
For example, the wall area you want to cover is 1m high x 6m long.
In this example you can hang the wallpaper in one long strip
Wallpaper join linesIf the area you are looking to cover is over 1.2m wide, then you will need to butt together multiple strips of material, hanging vertically. For Example, if the area you want to cover is 2m high x 6m long, you will need to drops each 1m wide x 6m high.
Often this initial decision dictates which product is most suited for your needs.
We do not recommend joining sections of FlexiStick or FlexiProject together. These self-adhesive vinyls come prepared with a contact adhesive. Once they are applied to the wall the set instantly and there is little wiggle-room to adjust. This makes joining sections almost impossible.
If you are looking to cover a larger area you willl need FlexiSheet or FlexiRoll depending on your surface type requirements.

Surface Type & Finish

Magnetic Properties

All whiteboard wallpaper products are designed to be used with whiteboard marker pens. We always recommend using high quality markers to minimise staining and to keep your surface in good condition.

In addition to writeable functionality, many of our customers opt for the ability to attach notes to the surface using magnetic attachments. Check the table to make sure you are selecting the right product if you want this extra functionality. FlexiRoll is dry erase only, and you cannot attach magnets to the surface.

Gloss or Matt Finish

Most of the Whiteboard wallpaper products are a high gloss finish as this is the most appropriate surface for getting the best dry-erase functionality. The high gloss finish will wipe clean more easily than a matt finish.

However, in some cases, customers want to use the surface for projection mainly, and occasional writing. In these circumstances the FlexiProject, which has a more matt finish than FlexiStick, FlexiSheet or FlexiRoll, will be the best option. It is important to understand that the FlexiProject surface, although accepts whiteboard markers is more prone to staining than the other options, and will need more vigorous cleaning with whiteboard cleaning fluids to keep the surface in good condition. If your primary function is to write on and wipe off, we suggest avoiding the matt finish options.

Application Method 

Some of the Whiteboard wallpaper are self-adhesive, and others need to be applied using a vinyl over vinyl adhesive.

With any whiteboard surfaces, preparation is key. It's important to apply the wallpaper to a smooth finish with as few imperfections as possible. Any lumps and bumbs will be amplified by the products high gloss finish. So before you apply any whiteboard wallpaper, sand, fill, sand and prime your surface until it is as smooth and bump free as possible. The more time you spend at the start, the better your final finish will be.

Self-adhesive versions are really quick and easy to apply. Once the surface is ready, simply peel off the back and stick! The self-adhesive products come with a contact adhesive that is very strong and will stick almost instantly. This means you only have one shot to get it right.

The FlexiSheet and FlexiRoll are applied using a vinyl over vinyl adhesive. You paste the adhesive onto the back of the roll and stick onto the surface like a more traditional wallpaper. This method can be more time consuming, but gives you the ability to apply the material in drops to cover larger areas. You have a small amount of wiggle room once the material is on the wall before the adhesive sets to make sure. the paper is straight and get out any bubbles or imperfections.


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