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Installation Guides

We aim to make installation as simple as possible. All the tips and information is down below and if you need any more help, just get in touch.

 

WALLPAPERS

Make sure the wall is clean and dry – a well-prepared wall leads to a great looking finish.

Lay out your panels so you know where each of the strips will be placed. They will all be  supplied ready trimmed to butt-join and all the strips will be a little longer than needed.

All our wallpapers are paste-the-wall. Apply ready mixed paste-the-wall adhesive to the wall and start with the first section working to a plumb line or vertical straight edge. Smooth it all out gently removing any air bubbles or wrinkles.
Smooth out vertically and not horizontally – smoothing horizontally can cause the paper to stretch a little and it will shrink back when drying leaving white lines between your wallpaper panels where the wall shows through the small gap.

Go ahead now and apply the paste for the next panel – same as before, paste only enough for the strip and direct to the wall. Once it’s up on the wall, move it into position so it visually aligns with the previous panel and overlaps slightly.

 

FLOORCOVERINGS

Being able to produce at 2.9m wide means that most orders will be sent out as one panel. However, if your space is bigger than this, any floorcovering panels will be created with a small overlap along the joining edges to help with positioning. This overlap will need trimming away during installation.

Lay out all the panels using the proof we provide ensuring the pattern flows across the strips and everything fits as it should.
If it is supplied as more than one panel, make sure they are orientated in the same direction.
Lay them out first to visually check that they are both running the same way – the texture does have a grain and if panels are not laid out in the same direction, they will look different to each other.

Once you’re sure all panels visually match, glue evenly with a solvent-free adhesive to secure in place. Work on a strip at a time making sure it’s all smooth and there are no bumps or bubbles underneath. We’d always recommend using a solvent-free vinyl flooring adhesive when installing as any loose-laid flooring can be susceptible to snags and pulls when furniture or anything else is moved around on it.

After installation, be sure to not to use any abrasive cleaners on your new flooring and being vinyl, don’t drag anything sharp across it and use protectors on any heavy furniture to prevent dents. There’s more info in our FAQs.

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SPLASHBACKS

Before fitting your new glass splashback please check and ensure that the wall surface is relatively even and free of any large bumps and hollows.

The walls do not have to be perfectly even as a little extra adhesive can be added in hollow areas and less where there may be a slight bump.

Lay the splashback glossy side down on to a towel or a blanket to keep it safe and using a neutral clear low-modulus solvent-free silicone (also known as mirror adhesive), squeeze out equally sized blobs roughly 20mm or so in diameter and about 100mm apart. This product works well.

Be careful not to put any blobs too close to the edge as the silicone may squeeze out over the edge of the glass.

Lift in to position and press the glass against the wall applying equal pressure across the panel. If there are any areas that feel uneven or bouncy when pressed, remove the glass and apply a little more adhesive to that section before lifting in place and trying again.

We recommend that once in place, leave for 24 hours.

After waiting, run a bead of silicone all around the edge and with a little spray of warm soapy water run a finger over the silicone to take away the excess and create a nice even seal.

We’ve written a post here about fitting your glass splashback.

TILES

Like our splashbacks, the glass tiles can also be fixed to your wall using a neutral clear solvent-free low-modulus silicone or mirror adhesive. This product works well.

Ensure the wall is clean and free of any large bumps and hollows. If there are any uneven areas of the wall, a little more silicone can be applied to the tile to level it out.

Place the tiles on a towel or blanket whilst applying adhesive. Tile spacers can be used to keep them in place whilst drying.

Normal solvent-free grout can be applied by using a soft squeegee after the glass tiles have fully settled and dried in place and any excess can be cleaned off in the usual way using clean warm water.

As we use toughened/tempered glass, they cannot be cut or trimmed – if you need a different size, just let us know before ordering.

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