Everything You Need To Know About EasiPanel Wall Panelling System

Easipanel is a unique timber-textured MDF wall panelling system to use if you want a quick and easy transformation to brighten up your home. Simply attach over any existing surface, including wallpaper or untidy plaster.

It comes in two designs, Tongue & Groove and Raised & Fielded EasiPanels, both with a realistic wood grain finish. They will look great in any room in your home and as they are made from moisture resistant MDF they will even work in the bathroom.

 

Tongue & Groove

Re-create classic match boarding with this versatile Tongue & Groove MDF wall panel design. It is perfect for creating a simple timber board look. Whether you want a Shaker-inspired, easy to clean finish for your kitchen or a stylish way to tidy up tired looking walls in the hallway this design looks great in any room in your home. View our selection of Tongue & Groove EasiPanels here.

Raised & Fielded

This traditionally-inspired design creates a truly luxurious look and is particularly suited to hallways and stairs. To really get that traditional feel we recommend staining or varnishing to bring out the woodgrain effect. View our selection of Raised & Fielded EasiPanels here.

Accessories & Trims

Easipanel is a complete DIY system so as well as the two styles of panelling there are also internal and external corner pieces. There is also a Dado rail with a rebate designed specifically to fit over the 6mm panels so everything works together seamlessly.

Suitable for every room

Kitchen: Made from moisture resistant MDF, once painted Easipanel has a tough wipe-able surface which is well able to stand up to life in a busy kitchen.

Bathroom: A couple of coats of a good quality eggshell or gloss paint gives a perfect but tough water resistant finish ideal for bathrooms. We find Easipanel is very popular as an alternative side panel for baths.

Hallways & Stairs

These areas are probably the busiest in any house and Easipanel is ideal for covering the areas that receive the most knocks and bumps. You can use the standard panels for hallway and landing and the tall panels for the stairwells.

INSTALLATION GUIDE

Equipment required: Power or Handsaw, Tape measure, Pencil and Cardboard, Medium/ Fine grade sandpaper, Eurocoll Plus Adhesive and applicator gun, Spirit level, Paint & brush.

Conditioning the panels: Remove all packaging and stack your panels on the floor of the room you are fitting them in. Leave them there for up to 48 hours to acclimatise to the environment.

Wall preparation: You only need to ensure the surface is clean, free of grease and all loose wallpaper, paint is removed.

Setting out: If installing the panels at their pre-cut height then no marking out is necessary. However if floors are uneven find the highest point and mark off the panel height from the top of the skirting. Using a level, continue this mark around the room.

Starting point: Start either from a door or a corner of the room. Ensure the starting panel is both sitting square on the top of the skirting and tight into the corner/ door architrave with the grooved edge in.

Applying Adhesive: Ensure all surfaces are free of dirt and dust before applying a 6mm width bead of adhesive in a “Z” pattern. As a general rule you should get 8- 10 panels per tube of “Eurocoll Plus” adhesive.

Fitting to Wall: Remove the paper tape backing from the foam pads on the back of the panel. Then place the bottom edge onto the top of your skirting. Push fit the edge to the previously fitted panel, making sure the tongue is fully inserted into the groove. Repeat the process around the room.

Fitting the Dado rail: Each length of Dado is designed to cover the length of two panels. When fitting into corners remember to allow enough length for a mitre to be cut. Apply a 6mm bead of Eurocoll Plus adhesive to the length of the Dado in a “Zig-Zag” pattern. Once you have done this, press onto the wall. Where a wall is uneven the Dado may not sit flush to the surface. If this is the case secure the dado with panel pins until the adhesive has cured.

Painting & Finishing:

Easipanel requires no filling or preparation prior to painting. Finish in a paint, stain or varnish of your choice of colour scheme. Make sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions, lightly sanding in between coats.

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