Bathe Wall Panels are typically sheets of UPVC that are connected to the wall of a bathroom or shower. Bathe wall panels are a lot simpler to use than standard ceramic bathroom tiles. Every panel is normally slotted collectively by way of a tongue and groove system, the tongue on one panel slides into the groove of the following panel and so forth, so protecting the wall and making certain a really fast and simple set up.
Typically these wall panels might should be sealed with a skinny bead of silicone sealant inside and alongside the joint, particularly if a excessive stress energy shower is for use.
Bathe wall panels can be found in an enormous vary of kinds and colours, and these can embody;
o Wooden grain: Marble Impact: Mosaic Impact, or simply plain colours.
These wall panels can normally be complimented with waterproof ceiling panels to present that additional completed contact.
Putting in UPVC panels in a bathroom can carry some benefits that atypical ceramic bathroom tiles would not have and a few of these can embody;
o They're straightforward and fast to put in
o They've a wipe over floor
o UPVC panels have a really lengthy life and can look good for a few years
o They haven't any grout to go mouldy
UPVC shower panels can be found in a spread of assorted sizes, and panels of additional size are normally accessible when paneled ceilings are required.
Some widespread customary sizes can embody;
o 250mm x 2.7m
o 250mm x 2.6m
o 333mm x 2.7m
o 100mm x 2.6m
o 250mm x three.0m
o 250 x 2.6m
Set up strategies are typically quite simple, and whereas batons and stud work can be utilized for preparation necessities, the panels may be fastened instantly onto plaster, block, brick, and may even be fastened over present ceramic tiles. Most installers desire sticking the panels on to the wall with some type of panel adhesive, and as this adhesive is kind of thick it may be used to pack out uneven areas of the wall.
The panels might also be stapled offering the partitions are appropriate, and the staples can't be seen as every profitable panel covers the stapled fixing. This can be a very fast and simple technique of fixing the panels to the wall, and in addition permits the panels to be eliminated shortly and simply.
The place very uneven partitions are encountered, batons might fastened to the wall and the shower panels, then fastened to the batons both with a staple gun or the suitable adhesive.
Bathe wall panels are shortly gaining floor and recognition within the DIY trade, for there hygienic, sturdy and ease of use qualities, and are an asset to any bathroom.