One of the latest additions to the interior decor that is gaining popularity is PVC wall panels. The main purpose of them is the decoration and enhancement of the interiors. They are lightweight and an excellent alternative for wall finishes such as wallpapers, paint, and tile cladding. One can find a variety of designs and colors to choose from.
These sheets are becoming in high demand in today’s market. They are easy to install, low maintenance, and durable. They are also moisture-resistant and soundproof, making them ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and other wet areas. It is a versatile option that is available in a wide range of colors, textures, and sizes for any home or business.
Before getting PVC wall panels you need to understand that there are many different types that you can buy.
PVC Foam Board
PVC foam boards are made using foam and pressed with add-ons. They are usually 1 mm to 20 mm thick, and the most commonly used thickness in PVC foam board is 4 mm. They are widely used as wall panel designs for bedrooms. And the boards with a thickness of more than 6 mm are suitable for external wall cladding to provide additional wall protection.
They are useful in making your interior heat and soundproof by giving an insulated structure. There are many hues available in PVC foam boards that you can choose for your interior, such as white, off-white, black, blue, etc.
PVC sheets are a longitudinal network of PVC that provides strength to the sheets while making them lightweight. This is why PVC sheets are also called lightweight panels.
An interesting trait of a PVS sheet is that its edges have an interlocking system, which makes them waterproof. They are available in wooden patterns, golden stripes, and solid patterns.
3D PVC Wall Panels Design
These panels are one of the most stylish. They give an embossing effect in PVC and create 3d effects in the walls by creating light depth in the walls. This is why they are called 3d panels. While maintaining a stylish, modern ambiance of your interior it also provides insulation to your structure.
Benefits of PVC Wall Panels
- It is cost-effective compared to ceramic tiles. And not only are they cheaper than tiles, but they also don’t require any sealant.
- They are easy and simple to install since they don’t require any sealant or gout.
- With an exceptional finish, they are a great addition to your interior decor whether you opt for a single-colored PVC or a 3d wall panel.
- Unlike ceramic tiles that required maintenance and the hassle of keeping gout brilliantly white, wall paneling sheets are low maintenance. Just wipe off the surface and it’s clean.
- They have greater durability and strength.
- They offer you a wide range of designs to choose from.
- They are fire-resistant as well as waterproof making them a safer choice.
- PVC is a 100% recyclable material.
How to Clean PVC Wall Panels
Installing PVC sheets for walls, ceiling panels, a kitchen splash back, or PVC bathroom tiles, the process of cleaning and maintaining is the same. And it’s simple. Since PVC panels do require gout like traditional tiles. Their cleaning process is simpler.
To clean your wall panels you will need warm soapy water (avoid using any harsh chemicals that may damage the finish of the PVC), a sponge, and a dry microfiber cloth.
Firstly, wipe off the dust from the surface. Then using the sponge and warm soapy water clean the PVC. And lastly, with the help of a microfiber cloth dry the surface. Do not use any harsh material that could scratch the surface. It really is that simple to keep your PVC clean.
PVC wall panels are famous in the market of interior design and all for the right reasons. While adding beauty to your interiors, it’s cost-effective, durable, easy to install, and most of all easy to maintain. Making it a wise choice for any residential or commercial place.
Kamil Riaz Kara is a content contributor at Mainstream and associated with digital marketing for the last seven years. Presently working at Digital Eggheads, a digital marketing agency in Pakistan.