Wall Paneling Materials
A great way to enhance the beauty of your home interiors is by bringing in wall paneling to your rooms. They can not only bring style but also durability to any room in your home, they provide protection to walls from the usual wear and tear that is not possible with wallpapers or paint. The benefits of wall panels don’t end there, they can be used to hide dents or scratches on walls, or even to hide electrical wiring.
The most common materials used in the making of wall panels include wood, laminate, PVC, stone, and 3D. Each material has its own set of benefits and drawbacks, making it important to consider your personal preferences, budget, and the function of the room before making a final decision. In this article, we will explore the different types of wall paneling materials available, and discuss the pros and cons of each.
Five Popular Wall Paneling Materials
3D wall Paneling
3D wall paneling is the latest trendy decorative wall material that is three-dimensional shape patterns that can add depth and texture to a room. They bring great aesthetic value to the room and are often made from eco-friendly materials and are easy to install. But these wall panels are expensive.
Wood paneling is the most common choice people go for as it offers a warm, natural look to the room. It can be made from a variety of woods, such as pine, oak, or cedar, and is available in a variety of finishes, such as stained or painted. However, wood is susceptible to warping and rotting over time, if overexposed to heat and water. Wood laminates can be expensive according to the wood chosen.
If you are on a tight budget then laminate paneling is the best pic as they are affordable and a good alternative to wood. They are made by applying printed layers of paper or fabric to a substrate like MDF. They look smooth finished and don’t have any kinks or knots. Another benefit of this type of wall panel is that they are easy to clean and maintain. But remember these wall panels are not as durable as wood.
PVC paneling is easy to use install plastic material that comes in a variety of colours and design patterns, Since they are waterproof, easy to clean and mildew-resistant, they are often used in bathrooms and kitchens.
However, PVC can be expensive, and it is not as eco-friendly as some other materials.
Natural stones like granite, marble, and slate are used for setting up these panels, they can offer a unique and durable look to any room. Since natural stones are used they can be very expensive, heavy and requires a lot of labour to install.
As we have seen there are different types of wall panel materials available that offers very unique design and styles. You can contact AGAC Interiors to know more about which material best suits your space.