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easy panel installation


Muros Wall Panels allow you to create or transform any environment quickly, easily and with great results. Paneling is supplied ready for convenient installation. Due to their lightweight and flexible construction fitting is completed with little mess and in minimal time.

Muros Wall Panels are supplied for installation by Builders, Shop-fitters, Joiners and Set Designers - or those home or business owners experienced in Do It Yourself (DIY) projects. Muros International has its own professional and experienced installers for use on large or complex projects.

Click play above to watch the 3-minute installation video or click here open, download or print the one-page Panel Installation Guide (PDF).

(Please note: Provision of the guide does not give or imply any guarantee of finished result)

     

1a PREPARATION

1b MEASURE AREA

1c CUTTING

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To avoid damage all panels should be wrapped with protective packaging while in storage or being moved.
To avoid bending, wall and ceiling panels should be stored in a horizontal position (standing up or lying down).
Prior to installation a sound structure is required to affix the panels to - e.g. 18mm Ply or MDF, wooden battens or metal framework.

Measure the area where the installation will be made. Calculate how full panels can be positioned to most economically cover all, or the majority, of the area.
Next, calculate how many cut panels will be needed to complete the area (if required). Add up the number of panels (full and cut) required and ensure that you have this number available.

Cut full panels into pieces to fit into the areas remining after full panels have been installed. Remember to leave up to 5mm space between panels (depending upon panel design) to ensure a consistent and seamless design is acheived between panels. Cut panels evenly and continuously on a flat surface using a radial saw or angle grinder (preferably with blades/ disks for fibre/ polyester).

 

2 Fixing

3 MASTIC

4a SEALING

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Place panels in position one at a time and drill holes through the panel and structure behind.
Where possible, always screw through the areas of low relief in the panel design (e.g. through joints in brick panels).
Screws should be placed at a maximum of every 600mm (approx 15 screws per panel). Use 32mm / 8 diameter zinc-coated screws. A space up to 5mm should be left between panels for mastic later.

Once all panels have been screwed into place the next step is to seal spaces between each panel and over the screw heads. This is achieved using Muros Mastic (soft putty) and Muros Catalyst.
Start with a fist-size of mastic in a round container. Then add 10ml of catalyst. Mix both together well to ensure the mastic will completely harden once applied. The mastic is now ready.

 

Mastic should be applied promptly following preparation. Do not leave uncovered or leave in heat as the mastic may set before application.
Using a spatula apply mastic in the spaces between each installed panel. The mastic will harden to form a strong seal between each panel. Also apply to hide the screw heads and where any panel rebuilding or repair is required.

 

4b TEXTURING

5a PAINTING

5b completion

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Before the mastic sets shape it with light touches using a no 6 brush. The goal is to match the texture and relief of the panel design. This is a critical part of the installation process because joins between panels should not be visible. Regularly remove excess mastic and clean the brush continuously with acetone.

When the mastic is dry paint it using specified Muros paints. The aim is to integrate the colours to ensure a perfect finish with consistent relief, texture and colour over the whole decorated area. A sponge may be used to rub the surface lightly to combine the paint with the surrounding panel.

This is the final step... the installation is complete. Your environment has been successfully transformed using Muros Wall Panels.

 

Muros Wall Panels can be used in any room. As well as commercial/business applications, paneling is often used for home improvement - through DIY or professional installation. Such installations typically include the following - living room wall, bathroom wall, shop wall, restaurant wall, kitchen wall, retail wall and lounge wall.

Click on the following links to view panels walls and ceilings, arches, beams, pillars, corbels and doors and more. Or click here for an introduction and overview of Muros wall panels.