The cost of wallpaper

Large Wall Mural Wallpaper

Gold & brown damask for KS 1500 per roll. Or KS 2000 supply and installation.

The cost of Wallpaper, ranging from Sh 800 to Sh 1500, at Wallpaper Kenya is the best price you can get. And this is the best Quality & Price. “What is the cost of wallpaper per meter in Kenya? ”is a frequently asked question. Or ”What is the price of wallpaper per square meter in Nairobi?”

Well, wallpaper comes in an universal standard size roll 53 centimeters by 9.5 meters starting from Kenya Shillings 800 per roll supply only. The next design of wallpaper costs Kenya shillings 1200 per roll. Then we have a premium quality wallpaper for Kenya shillings 1500 per roll supply only.

This translates to Kenya shillings 400 per square meter all inclusive, supply and installation.

Standard size wallpaper for Ks 1500 per 53 cm by 10 meter roll.

Standard size 53 cm by 10 meters roll wallpaper for Sh 1500
Standard size 53 cm by 10 meters roll wallpaper for Sh. 1500

If you are going to do it yourself, remember to add the cost of wallpaper adhesive. Because you will need to buy a 180 gram of special wallpaper adhesive which will cost you Shilling 300 per sachet. This is enough to hang 4 rolls or more.

These prices are for supply only. Which means you will either fit the wallpaper for yourself or you have a technician who will fit for you. Therefore add the cost of wallpaper installation if you are not doing it yourself.

180 gram wallpaper adhesive for Sh 300
180 gram wallpaper adhesive for Shillings 250

When you need us to do everything for you, the cost of wallpaper supply and installation all inclusive is shillings 2000 per roll. That is to say the cost of wallpaper installation alone is shillings 800 per roll. But we come with our own adhesive. Therefore you don’t incur an extra cost for wallpaper adhesive when we install for you.


You can also have your wallpaper customized. A customized mural wallpaper will cost you Shillings 2000 per square meter. But you might have to pay a little more to cover for the cost of the artwork or image. However, if you provide us with a high definition artwork, then there is no extra cost.

Compare our prices with the cost of  wallpaper in Boulevard USA

“Although wallpaper price can vary widely depending on quality, embossing, brand name, and material, the average cost falls somewhere between $15 (Kenya shillings 1600) and $50 (Kenya shillings 5330) per roll.  The following is how much you can expect to pay for different tiers of wallpaper

  1. Lower Priced Budget Wallpaper – $9.99 (Kenya shillings 165) to $24.99 (Kenya shillings 2664) per single roll (Norwall, Some York Resource Catalogues, Advantage, Some Brewster Brands)
  2. Medium Priced Wallpaper – $24.99  (Kenya shillings 2664) to $49.99 (Kenya shilling 5330) per single roll (Most York Brands, Joanna Gaines, Ashford House, Chesapeake, Warner)
  3. Higher Priced Designer or Grasscloth Wallpaper – $49.99+ (Kenya shilling 5330+) per single roll (Wallquest, Antonina Vella, Candice Olson, Stacey Garcia, Ronnald Redding, A-Street Prints, Schumacher, Ralph Lauren, European Boutique Brands)

Cost of installation will be a bit more once hanging supplies such as sponges, rollers, brushes, paste (if needed), and blades are figured in. A 10×10 square foot room should require about 6 rolls. So on average, for a room about that size, you can expect to pay $90 (Kenya shilling 5595) to $100 (Kenya shillings 10662) plus the cost of supplies”.

The cost of wallpaper should reflect quality

Wallpaper price should be judged according to the wallpaper quality and the design. The The most expensive wallpaper is entitled ‘Les Guerres D’Independence’ (The Wars of Independence) and in January 2006 was priced at £24,896.50 ($44,091, or €36,350) for a complete set of 32 panels – each measuring 3.8 m (12 ft 5 in) high and 0.47 m (18.5 in).

We stock the best quality and we offer the best wallpaper prices. So how do you judge the quality of wallpaper for walls? One is the material quality and second is the Wallpaper Design. Wallpaper companies sell design. There are those wallpaper manufacturers who invest more in design than others. However you will notice some wallpaper stores in Kenya overprice their wallpaper in order to impress viewers. Hoping to make the wallpaper look more valuable. Sometimes this works, but usually only when the customer is naïve or when the wallpaper design is spectacular and gets the attention of serious interior decorators.

How Marketers cheat on the cost of wallpaper

Other wallpaper marketer frequently adopt a “high quality, low price” appeal in advertisements. However, the price–quality inference theory implies that this contextual appeal may not be well-accepted to be true. Because it contains two contradictory cues: high quality and low price. But at Wallpaper Kenya you will get a lower quality design at a low price while a premium design will cost you more. Wallpaper quality & price must always tally.

The cost of wallpaper in Kenya per square meter

Wallpaper installed at a cost of 400 per square meter

On average, a high quality standard size wallpaper price at Wallpaper Kenya is Sh. 1500. The wallpaper price of customized wall mural is Sh. 2000 per square meter. We are direct importers and these are the best prices you can get anywhere in Kenya. All over the world the universal standard size is 53 centimeters by 9.5 meters. Therefore a standard size wallpaper, if plain, will cover an area approximately 0.53 meters multiplied by 9.5 meters. That is roughly 5 square meters. Divide our wallpaper price, Sh. 1500 by the area covered. You will find that the price of the material wallpaper is Sh. 300 per square meter. But that does not include the cost of expert installation. Which is Sh. 100 only per square meter for wallpaper bought from Wallpaper Kenya.

If your desired design falls under the Kenya Shillings 1500 per roll supply only, the total cost for supply and installation will be Sh. 2000 per roll. It will therefore cost you Shillings 400 per square meter all inclusive, supply and installation. Likewise, the Shillings 1200 per roll supply only, it will cost you a total of Shillings 1700 per roll all inclusive.

You can therefore see that there is a big cost savings by buying from Wallpaper Kenya. However, if you have your own wallpaper bought from elsewhere, we will charge you Kenya shillings 800 for professional installation.

The cost of  wallpaper murals in Kenya

Wall mural for Sh 2000 per square meter
Mural wallpaper for Sh. 2000 per square meter

At the price of Kenya Shillings 2000 per square meter, mural wallpaper are the most expensive of all wallpaper. Better it can cost you more depending on your cost of acquiring the artwork or the image. Kenya shillings 2000 if what you pay to cover for the raw material that your mural will be printed on. The cost of printing and installation is also covered therein.

The value for the shilling 2000 include the cost of a silk clothe that the mural is printed on. This is one of the highest quality of all wallpaper materials. It pay that you can remove and reuse the mural wallpaper. In other words, you can move house with the wallpaper.

But the highest value for mural wallpaper is that it is customized. That mean you get exactly what you require without comprise. That is unlike ordinary wallpaper that you pay less but you are limited in choice to what is in stock. Furthermore ordinary wallpaper is limited in what can be achieved. You can not, for instance achieve a truly nature wallpaper in ordinary wallpaper.

Save money on the cost of wallpaper supply and installation

You can actually install wallpaper by yourself.  But if you doubt yourself, and you really need to save money, we can give you a list of freelance wallpaper installers. But that also means you supervise the installation. You can then negotiate with them on how much to pay per roll. And that means you take full responsibility of the final product.

You can not come back to us if you don’t like the final finishing. Otherwise give us the whole works. We might use the same staff but the little extra cost you pay will cover for our supervision. As well as an assurance of a work well done.

Nothing can cause confusion and doubt in a business like pricing your products and services. While we don’t want to charge less than you are worth, we also don’t want to price yourself out of the market. So how do you and we know if the price is right?

1. The Cost of Wallpaper: Supply Chain

Supply Chain - Overview

First and foremost we are financially informed. Before we set our pricing, we worked out the costs involved with running our wallpaper business. Plus we having been doing it for well over a decade. These include our direct costs (the expenses we incur delivering the wall and installation). Therefore we know our exact costs and therefore have no hidden costs to pass to you. We are 100% transparent.

2. Customers who want cheapest price for quality wallpaper
Wallpaper for Kenya Shillings 1500 per half meter by 10 m rolls.
Wallpaper for Kenya Shillings 1500 per half meter by 10 m rolls.

We also know what you, our customers, want and what it costs us. Some of our customers are driven by the cheapest price. We are also keen to serve you who is not necessarily driven by the cheapest price but rather by the value you receive. We meet both the demands. At Wallpaper Kenya you will find something for everyone.

We are guided by High-Low Pricing Strategy.

We have something for you who is buying high-end as well as for those buying low-end products and services. That is why you will get the most expensive, luxurious, high-end brand from Wallpaper Kenya. And you will also get the cheapest.

Save money of the cost of installation by Do it Yourself

Self adhesive contact paper for Kenya Shillings 2650 per roll

Hanging wallpaper may seem daunting but it really is no nuclear science. Watch YouTube videos on the how to install wallpaper. And once you get the hang of it, installation is a relatively a simple process. With YouTube you can find thousands of excellent how-to hang wallpaper videos. At Wallpaper Kenya also have a customer service staff who can answer your questions and offer helpful installation tips. Try to convince a friend or family member to help you, because paper hanging is tricky to do alone. Be sure to take your time and pay attention to detail. If you can avoid mistakes, you can save even more money on materials.