Tools required:

– Measuring tape
– Utility knife (with new blade)
– Small tray for adhesive and foam roller
– Glue ( Contact Cement by DAP(red can) or LePage(blue can)
– Chalk line
– Drywall compound /putty knife
– Level / Carpenter’s square
– Sandpaper (number 220 and up)

  1. Make sure that the surface you are going to install the tiles on is clean and free of loose paint.
  2. Plan ahead the layout of the panels on the wall.
  3. Using a level you may draw the panels on the wall before installing them.
  4. Apply glue on wall and panel (solvent based contact cement glue is recommended)
  5. First install the full panels, do all the cutting at the end.
  6. Prime panels.
  7. Use the sandable drywall compound to fill the gaps between panels and sand them smooth (use fine sandpaper – 220 and up and do not apply too much pressure on the panels once sanding)
  8. Apply coat of primer over the joints and paint the panels .