wall paneling ideas for home interior
30
Dec

9 Types Of Wall Paneling Ideas For Your Home Interior And Exterior

Wall paneling is an excellent way to add impactful style and texture to hide scars on the walls.

What is Wall Panelling?

Wall paneling is an architectural component usually installed in residential or commercial constructions. That acts as the seeable and exposed covering for a wall. Along with all the appeal, it also controls wall damage, hides unsightly electrical cords, soundproofing, and provides structural support.

Wall paneling Installation 

  • By screwing boards onto the wall. This is suitable for straight, smooth wall surfaces and weightless panels.
  • Installing a metal grid structure on the wall and then skewing the panels onto the grid.

What Are The Materials Used in Wall Paneling

The materials normally used in the wall paneling are:

Wooden: 

Wooden boards are made of planks or sheets of solid wood, engineered board, or other wood-like products. They can be developed into beautiful box moldings and batten designs to give a 3D effect.

Wainscot: 

This type of wall paneling is constructed from wood and manufactured materials. The materials are cut into patterns and attractive designs. Wainscot is usually installed in the lowest half of the wall.

Veneer and Laminate Paneling:

These are made of long-lasting particleboard substrate or wood veneer. Used for wall paneling and ceiling works 

MDF: 

MDF Stands for Medium-density fiberboard, These panels are decorative components set on walls to give them the selected texture, design, or architectural look. This material offers a durable and contemporary wall panel option.

Fabric: 

Fabric panels are a superb idea for bedrooms and sound-proof entertainment rooms.

Metals:

Metal wall panels are growing in popularity in exterior and interior applications. Panel designs can be attractive, applicable, and durable options for construction projects.

Chipboard: 

This chipboard is made of hot pressing sawdust and chips. Is not strong as wood, thus can only be used in dry areas. However, it gives a wood-like finish.

PVC:  

PVC stands for polyvinyl chloride. They are water-resistant and long-lasting.

Glass: 

It can give you elegant mirror-finished walls.

Work with an interior designer to have the best designs that satisfy your taste and make sure you reach your home interior plans on time.