WPC being a verseritile product in the interior design industry, is one that is easy to install. It can be a quick DIY or one that a fundi(technician) can quickly learn and be add a skill that could potentially bring more income. We shall dive straight to the step by step guide.
To install interlocking WPC (Wood-Plastic Composite) fluted wall panels, follow these step-by-step instructions:
Measure the wall surface where you plan to install the panels to determine the quantity of panels needed. WPC WALL PANELS have the length of 2900mm*160mm
Ensure the wall surface is clean, dry, and free of any dust or debris.
Gather the necessary tools, including a measuring tape, spirit level, drill, screws, adhesive (if required), and a saw (if any panels need to be cut to size).
2. Panel layout and marking:
Plan the layout of the panels on the wall, considering any design preferences or patterns.
Use a measuring tape and pencil to mark the positions where each panel will be installed. Ensure the marks are level and evenly spaced.
3. Panel cutting :
If you need to adjust the size of any panels to fit the wall, measure and mark the necessary cutting lines if needed.
Use a saw appropriate for cutting WPC panels to carefully cut the panels to the desired size. Make sure to follow all safety precautions.
4. Mounting the panels:
Start at one end of the wall and align the first panel with the marked position.
Hold the panel firmly against the wall and use a spirit level to ensure it is plumb and level.
Locate the interlocking mechanisms on the panel edges.
Insert the tongue edge of the first panel into the groove edge of the adjacent panel, making sure they interlock securely. Use gentle pressure as the edges tend to be fragile. A gentle nudge will do.
Once the first row is interlocked, use a drill to secure the panels to the wall by drilling pilot holes through the panels and into the wall using clips that guide the distance of each screw in a particular section. Depending on the area, one may use 3-4 clips per panel.
Insert screws through the panels using the clips and into the wall to firmly attach them. Repeat this process for each row, ensuring the interlocking mechanism is engaged and the panels are level.
As you install subsequent panels, continue interlocking them with the previous row, maintaining proper alignment and levelness.
Trim the final panel, if necessary, to fit the remaining space on the wall.
Inspect the installed panels to ensure they are all securely attached, interlocked, and level.
Clean any excess adhesive or debris from the panels and the surrounding area.
Just with these simple steps, you’ve got a beautiful feature wall/ceiling for your interiors. These work with other products of design to bring out the best in your space. To learn more on this visit us at Yasian Interior Centre or check our products here