Frequently Asked Questions

Question How many textures are available?
AnswerMore than 15 different textures are available. Choose yours.
Question What kind of wallpaper paste do I use?
AnswerAlways use a suitable PVA dispersion adhesive for the type of wallpaper you use.
Question Can Fresco Wallcovering be used outdoor?
AnswerFresco Tex 350g Non-woven wallcovering can be used for short to medium term in humid and covered outdoor spaces, a dedicated water resistant adhesive is recommended in this application.
Question Can I print Fresco Wallcovering with any type of inkjet printer?
AnswerMost of our printable wallpapers are compatible with the latest technology of large-format inkjet printers. Compatible with Latex, (Eco)Solvent and UV cure inks.

Please have a look at the compatibility chart here.

Question How smooth does my wall need to be?
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Question What is FSC® ?
AnswerFSC stands for FSC – Forest Stewardship Council. The FSC Mix label means the wood within the product is from FSC-certified material, recycled material, or controlled wood. Fresco Paper-backed wallcovering is FSC® certified.
Question What is Bio-Pruf®?
AnswerBio-Pruf® is an additive which can be incorporated within vinyl wallcovering during the manufacturing process. It can eliminate the growth of micro-organisms from the surface of the wallcovering and additionally, protect from fungal and bacterial growth.
Question How does Bio-Pruf® work?
AnswerBio-Pruf® stops the growth of micro-organisms by destroying their associated enzymes (living cells).
Question Where is Bio-Pruf® most beneficial?
AnswerAny healthcare environment can benefit from Bio-Pruf®. Besides offering resistance to the growth of bacteria, it can also help eliminate known ‘superbugs’ such as MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) which can present serious health risks.
Question How can a Bio-Pruf® treated wallcovering assist the client?
AnswerAny healthcare environment, laboratory areas in Universities etc. will have a basic requirement to protect and guard against unwanted infections. This is especially critical in hospitals where eliminating bacteria is a priority. Bio-Pruf® will ensure that the bacteria cannot settle on the surface of the wallcovering and therefore remove potential health hazards.

Most hospitals nowadays employ an Infection Control Officer (part of the hospital’s Estates Department) and Bio-Pruf® is therefore an ideal tool when targeting this type of customer.

Question When does Bio-Pruf® stop working?
AnswerNever, BioPruf® is an inherent part of the vinyl composition and will remain active for the entire lifespan of the wallcovering.
Question Where is Fresco Wallcovering manufactured?
AnswerFresco Wallcovering is made in Europe.
Question Is Fresco Wallcovering PVC-free?
AnswerNot every Fresco wallcovering product is PVC-free.

Fresco Eco is an innovative PVC and Plasticizer free wall covering range for environments demanding green and safe products. The market for PVC-free products is growing. It is easier to recycle and dispose than products containing PVC or plasticizers. This range is designed to offer a more environmentally conscious alternative.

Question Is Fresco Wallcovering fire retardant?
AnswerFresco Classic is Euroclass certified.

Fresco Tex 350g in relation to its reaction to fire behavior is classified as: B, s1, d0

Fresco 290g in relation to its reaction to fire behavior is classified as: B, s2, d0

Other Fresco wallcovering products are tested according the German B1 standard.

Question Where to buy Fresco Wallcovering?
AnswerFresco Wallcovering is available at Sentec International bv.