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How to install acoustic wall panels

How to install acoustic wall panels

Learn how to install our acoustic wood wall paneling onto walls and over or around skirting. See the full step-by-step guide below or watch our installation video below.


Step 1

Prepare your tools for the installation

Prepare your tools for the panel installation. You'll need:

  • Measuring tape
  • Fine-tooth or sharp saw
  • Masking Tape
  • Sandpaper
  • Black Screws
  • Battens (Optional)
  • Level
  • Hand Drill


Step 2

Measure and cut the panels

2a. Measure the width and height of your wall.

2b. Mark the cutting lines on the panel with a pencil and masking tape.

2c. Use a fine-tooth or sharp saw to cut the panel along the marked lines.

2d. Sand the cut edges of the panel until smooth.


Step 3

Install the wall panels over or around the skirting

If you're installing on top of the skirting board, the panels will only need to be cut to the top of the skirting, not the whole wall height.

We recommend installing the panels above skirting to protect the panels from knocks and scratches.


Step 4 (Optional)

Install battens for better acoustics (battens not supplied)

4a. Install battens across the wall, in 30cm increments for the best sound absorption. We recommend 45mm thickness for the best sound absorption, but the final thickness is up to you.

4b. Use a level to ensure the battens are straight and evenly spaced. Screw them into the wall.

CAUTION: Ensure the wall is safe to drill into! (Wires/pipes)


Step 5

Attach the acoustic wall panels to the wall

5a. Hold the panel in place on the wall.

5b. Drill holes through the felt into the battens. TIP: If you’re installing straight into the wall, you can use adhesive glue.

We recommend starting with three holding screws in the middle, then at the top, at the base, and then as needed to keep the panel flat.


Step 6

Repeat the process to achieve a fuller wall of slat wall panels.


Watch our full installation video here:

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