Decorative Painting by Jeanine

 JaDecor FAQ

We are offering a relatively new-to-the-United States, troweled-on cotton and silk fiber finish that is simply fabulous in every way.  This finish is fire resistant, acts as a sound buffer, is easy to maintain, easy to patch, very sturdy, seamless and elegant. You may view photos of it in our Portfolio, or click on Jadecor   Jeanine is one of only a handful in the southeast who are certified to apply Jadecor.  Please contact us for more information.

Q. What is JaDecor?
A. JaDecor is an elegant natural cotton, or silk wall covering. JaDecor also contains other natural materials such as mica and plant fiber.

Q. Where can JaDecor be used?
A. JaDecor is well suited for all interior wall and ceiling surfaces, for both commercial and residential installations.

Q. What are the benefits of JaDecor?
A. JaDecor immediately visually produces a warm, cozy environment.  But that's not all.  It reduces noise, insulates from heat and cold, is not affected by humidity, is usually easily repairable, is unlimited in design combinations, and lasts "almost forever." The longevity alone, of JaDecor makes it a great value for our clients.

Q. Can JaDecor be applied over all surfaces?
A. JaDecor can be applied over most surfaces except wallpaper. (Wallpaper must be removed or completely sealed first.)  New or existing sheetrock, plaster paneling, brick and concrete may be covered.

Q. How many patterns of JaDecor are there?
A. JaDecor can be customized with many components and dyes and is limited only by your imagination!

Q. Is JaDecor suitable for bathrooms?
A. Yes, JaDecor is well suited for bathrooms and will absorb and release excess humidity, yet will not mold, turn soft or peel.

Q. How durable is JaDecor?
A. JaDecor is the most durable of the natural wall coverings available, and is superior in lifespan to most vinyls due to its incredible repair qualities.  So the answer is, JaDecor will last many, many, many years,

Q. How do you clean JaDecor?                                         A. You need only to periodically vacuum for general maintenance.  If you need stronger cleaning, simply use a very soft brush to gently brush away the dirt.

Q. How is JaDecor applied?
A. JaDecor is troweled onto the wall in a continuous plastering process. Therefore, there are no seams to come apart or become unsightly as with traditional wallcoverings.

Q. Is JaDecor fire rated?
A. JaDecor has a Class A fire rating and can be applied in both residential and commercial applications.

Q. How much does JaDecor cost?
A. JaDecor is priced by the square foot and is comparable in price to other high quality wall coverings  (Prices vary by types of fibers used, whether extras like mica chips added in, and whether it's custom dyed).

However, the qualities that are unique to JaDecor (reduced noise, insulation from heat and cold, not affected by humidity, easily repaired, longevity, and unlimited design possibilities) make it the better value over other wall coverings.

Q. How long has JaDecor been available?
A. JaDecor was developed in Europe about 40 years ago and has been available in the US for 15 years.

Q. How do I buy JaDecor?
JaDecor is installed by certified installers only and is not a retail product.  Jeanine is a certified installer.

Q. Can JaDecor be removed?
A. Yes. JaDecor can be removed as easily or easier than wallpaper. You can also add another different layer of JaDecor right over the first one (which will actually enhance all of its normal properties, because it is even thicker). You may also paint over JaDecor, if you wish.

Q. Is JaDecor considered a “green” building product?
A. JaDecor is the industry leader in safe and healthy wall finishes. Because it is an all natural, healthy product, there is no harmful outgasing that can occur.

JaDecor has been certified by the Institute for Baubiologie in Rosenheim Germany. The IBR is considered the Gold Standard for testing safe and healthy building products.