11 wallpaper tools you'll need for a flawless finish when wallpapering

Person measuring patterned wallpaper on pasting table with other wallpaper tools
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Without the right wallpaper tools your next decorating project could be a lot more difficult and time consuming than you want it to be. Any DIY project needs the right equipment to succeed and when it comes to hanging wallpaper you can’t cut corners.

If you want to know how to wallpaper like a pro you will need the tools that the pros use. But don’t panic, getting your hands on the tools won't break the bank. You can get everything you need for a very reasonable price and the tools will be with you for years to come if you look after them properly. 

Wallpaper tools to remove and hang wallpaper  

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a freelance content creator with over two decades of experience working in digital and print and was previously the DIY content editor for Homebuilding & Renovating. 

He is a keen DIYer with over 20 years of experience in transforming and renovating the many homes he has lived in. He specialises in painting and decorating, but has a wide range of skills gleaned from working in the building trade for around 10 years and spending time at night school learning how to plaster and plumb.

He has fitted kitchens, tiled bathrooms and kitchens, laid many floors, built partition walls, plastered walls, plumbed in bathrooms, worked on loft conversions and much more. And when he's not sure how to tackle a DIY project he has a wide network of friends – including plumbers, gas engineers, tilers, carpenters, painters and decorators, electricians and builders – in the trade to call upon.