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What does the term "repeat" mean?

The term wallpaper repeat means a recurrence of the wallpaper pattern. The repeat determines the offset with which the strips must be placed on the wall. The repeat thus indicates by how many centimeters the pattern or the strips must be vertically shifted in each case. The technical specifications for our wallpapers in the store always contain a reference to the repeat. 

There are two types of repeat:

  1. Straight match: the patterned strips are glued next to each other at the same height.


2.      Drop or half drop match: The pattern of the attached strip is shifted by the offset specification.


For more information, see "What do I need to consider when applying patterned wallpaper?" and the explanation of the wallpaper symbols.