O.K wall covering is a hot
favorite with our customers. You can use this material for covering
walls, ceilings, dividers/partitions and doors.
doors, why I have no idea)
It really gives a very tropical look to the room or
house quickly. It hard to visualize the entire wall or room covered with
this type of textured wall paper, but when its up, it impressive!
There is another option for wall coverings called
rolled fencing. It is normally used for
outside installations but is very common now installed inside the home
as well. The advantage is that rolled fencing can be stapled to the wall
and come in bigger 6ft by 15 rolls. They are cheaper in when covering
There is yet
another option for wall coverings called Mats
. This item is normally used as floor mats, but is very impressive when
attached to walls and ceilings. Soft to the touch and yet durable.
Installation is specific to each style of wall paper.
Please click on the pictures below for more information
Bits o' Advice
Before you plaster you whole house!, get a sample and
determine if the product is right for your decor!
If you have small people with many itchy fingers, you
might want to select the wall covering that are impervious to small
people wearing diapers!
Wall covering is not made of teflon! Stuff will stick
For commercial application you will want to fire
retard the wall coverings.
Water based non staining glue can be used for Sanguran, Rangoon wall,
Shanghai, Bangkok, Bombay wall coverings. These papers shrink
considerably on drying and the installer should allow the shrinkage to
occur before trimming otherwise the wall coverings will pull away from
the ceiling/wall edge.
(use a electric or pneumatic staple gun), wire wound products such as
rolled fencing, staple on the wire
only. This allows the staple to disappear between the slats or poles
and does not damage them.
When stapling the mats.
(Bacbac Mat, Bacback with rope, Bacbac with braid, Baliz, Cabana Mats,
Komodo, Lampac mats, thatches, Raffia Bacbac, and Romblen mats).
The material can be raised up to allow the staple to be installed and
the leaf or other natural product allowed to return to its original
location covering the staple.
Hard mats/boards such as bamboo natural, natural skin, mottled, and
smoked slat wall covering must be stapled to the walls. Glue will
not work on these products, shrinkage is too great. The mats ends should
be held in place by molding and stapled for ceilings and walls at
various points in the center.
You can use any normal molding from your local
hardware store or use bamboo half round for
During ceiling installations sagging is always an
Beamed ceilings with openings smaller than the width of the material are
the easiest to cover, cut and fit If the ceiling has an area that
requires butting of two pieces, then if the material is light, glue or
staples would be sufficient else molding is required to support
Materials that might sag and require additional center support can be
glued or stapled in several central locations or another molding strip
added at the center. Stapling for ceiling applications is preferred,
industrial adhesive can be used.
For ceiling installations,
the preferred installation method is to hold down the ends with molding
(and occasionally the middle).