Hygiclad PVC Wall Cladding Technical Guide
Click our Hygiclad PVC Wall Cladding Technical Guide above to learn all about our PVC wall cladding sheets and accessories.
PVC wall cladding sheets are a great material for a wide ranges of applications due to their durability and ease of installation. Common projects include PVC wall cladding for bathrooms, for hospitals and for prisons!
How to fit PVC wall cladding?
When fitting PVC wall cladding there are four main accessories you should use:
- a Wall Cladding Inline Joint - for joining sheets side-by-side
- a Wall Cladding J End Trim - for finishing the top, bottom and sides
- a Wall Cladding Internal Corner - for internal corners
- a Wall Cladding Internal Corner - for external corners
How to install PVC wall cladding?
In most applications, PVC wall cladding sheets should be fixed to plywood or plasterboard backing boards with an suitable adhesive. By using an adhesive they have be easily install without having to use screws or nails which look messy and damage the waterproofing effectiveness of the PVC cladding.
It is also possible to fix cladding sheets directly onto existing tiles, however, it is essential that the tiles are grease free and clean from dirt. Alternatively, if the surface of the existing tiles is scratched or scored that can give a good grip strength to secure the sheets to the wall.