It depends. Most residential wallcoverings are now hung by consumers such as you. By following manufacturers’ instructions, the advice of the independent retailer where you purchase your wallcoverings and the step-by-step directions in booklets such as PDRA’s How to Hang Wallcovering, you can hang your own wallcoverings and do a professional-looking job. Wallcoverings are not difficult to hang! However, there are certain types ofwallcoverings and architectural situations (elaborate stairwells,for example) where a professional definitely should be hired.Your local independent retailer can advise you as to when and if you should hire a professional and can usually give you a list of local paperhangers.