– 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)
- Make sure that the surface you are going to install the tiles on is clean and free of loose paint.
- Plan ahead the layout of the panels on the wall.
- Using a level you may draw the panels on the wall before installing them.
- Apply glue on wall and panel (solvent based contact cement glue is recommended)
- First install the full panels, do all the cutting at the end.
- Prime panels.
- 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)
- Apply coat of primer over the joints and paint the panels .
COVERING JOINTS ON 3D WALL PANELS
3D wall panels are a simple, modern and unique solution to interior decor. With just a little bit of effort, you can create a vibrant, inviting atmosphere in both commercial and residential spaces. But how do you give your walls that impeccable finish? We’ve decided to let you in on a little trick and show you how you can cover up the joints quickly and repaint them in no time.
INSTALLING 3D WALL PANELS AROUND OUTLETS
Light switches and outlets can complicate the whole process of wall panel installation, but we`re here to help! We’ve put together a quick tutorial to help you install 3D wall panels around these tricky areas. Simply follow the steps and have fun!