Cost to Apply Wall Art

Cost to Apply Wall Art

How much does it cost to apply wall art? The contractor cost of installing wall art is $685 vs. doing it yourself for $325. Enter your ZIP Code and adjust the improvement and repair cost for where you live.

National Average Improvement and Repair Cost
Diy Logo Hours Pro 9.6 DIY 12.5
Money Pro $685 DIY $325
Per Unit Cost
Per Unit Cost $685 Total Cost

By Gene and Katie Hamilton

Want to decorate your walls without wallpaper? One alternative is an easy solution called WallPops, peel-and-stick wall designs that make it easy to transform plain painted walls without having to hang a wall covering. These are not cutouts of contact paper; they're stylish designs made of a vinyl peel-and-stick material in die-cut shapes. Sizes range from 13-inch circles and squares to 6 1/2-inch by 16-foot continuous rolls for striping. The designs are washable and removable, and they can be repositioned as you apply them to the wall. The designs are a quick, creative way to decorate a room that needs a pick-me-up.

A wallpaper hanger will charge $685 to apply a design for a 10-foot-by-12-foot room. This includes labor and material. You can do it yourself for $325, the cost of the designs and save 50 percent. You'll need a pencil, yardstick, tape measure and level. If you need to cut the design, use a scissors or utility knife. The walls should be dry and free of dust, dirt or oil.

The designs are sold at home centers. The web site offers ideas to stripe a room with color or add a whimsical touch to customize a kid's room. The "click and design" page lets you play around arranging the shapes to create your own design.

Here are two more sources for a variety of self-adhesive wall murals and stickers and

That sums it up. Knowing the average cost to apply wall art lets you compare doing it yourself with what you can expect to pay a contractor. For a local cost input your ZIP Code.

Improvement and Repair Cost Updated 2020

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DIY 56%
PRO 44%

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