Panelling - Flat Walls
Panelling - Uneven Walls
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Neatmatch - Installing on an uneven wall

Neatmatch - Installing Wainscoating

To Uneven Walls

This collection of pictures shows the batten method of fixing Neatmatch wall panelling to an uneven surface. In this instance the surface was uneven brickwork.

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The wall which must be covered with Neatmatch is face painted brickwork from the 1970s.

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Wooden battens (40x15mm) about 450mm apart are screwed to the wall.

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and extended round the corner.

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Neatmatch sheets are measured – measure twice and cut once!

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And cut with a panel saw, which is better than a jig-saw for straight cuts.

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The first sheet must be vertical, because it is the guide for all subsequent sheets.

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Each sheet is secured to the battens with wood screws. All sheets should be separated by approximately 1mm to allow them to expand.

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Why not make a template with an off-cut to guide you in a difficult zone…

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to achieve this result.

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The gaps between the sheets of Neatmatch should be filled with a flexible filler before you start to paint.

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The result!

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And close up.