-vinyl wallpaper is the already mentioned resistance, high wash-ability level, color fastness, scratch protection or partial thermal insulation. It can be applied to various surfaces, e. g. plaster, concrete, drywall or Formica. It has a very good ability to cover cracks and small bumps.-These papers are better resistant to grease and moisture than plain paper, and are good for bathrooms and kitchens. Coated Fabric - this wallpaper has a fabric substrate coated with liquid vinyl or acrylic. ... This type of wallpaper is very durable since the decorative surface is a solid sheet of vinyl.- can last up to 15 years and beyond, which makes it a cost-effective, durable way to decorate your room. It is generally accepted that properly hung wallpaper will last 3 times as long as paint.