Wall panelling is the ideal way to add impactful style and texture to a plain room or hide imperfections on the walls.
Wondering about what the whole wall panelling concept is all about? Well, we have you covered! Here’s all you need to know about wall panelling, the materials used and the cost. We have also included the trendiest wall panelling ideas for your home!
What is Wall Panelling?
Traditionally, wall panels were used as insulation between stone walls and the room. Today, wall panelling is installed to add an aesthetic appeal to a room. Along with all the appeal, it also prevents wall damage, hides unsightly electrical cables and provides structural support.
Wall panelling can be installed in two ways:
- By screwing panels onto the wall. This is applicable for straight, smooth wall surfaces and lightweight panels.
- By installing a metal grid frame on the wall and then skewing the panels onto the grid.
Materials Used in Wall Panelling
The materials popularly used in the wall panellings are:
- Wooden: Wooden panels are made of planks or sheets of solid wood, engineered board, or other wood-like products. They can be designed into attractive box mouldings and batten styles to give