We want you to be absolutely sure about your purchase with Finepanel, So hopefully we can answer any of your questions in our useful FAQ section
All our panels are made from high quality moisture-resistant MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard). This is a very versatile man-made wood, ideally suited for panelling and carpentry
Correct. All our panels are delivered primed and ready to paint.
Please click here to see how quick and easy you, your builder or handyman can install Finepanels in your home or business premises
We do not have a showroom. However panel samples are available on request. A maximum of two samples per customer.
Absolutely - All that’s required are a few tools, basic DIY skills and the ability to follow simple instructions!
Finepanels are moisture resistant so you can fit them in most rooms however avoid wet and permanently damp locations and potential exposure to a naked flame
Provided they are sound, dry and relatively flat Finepanels can be installed directly over the existing finish of most types of wall
We make stair panels which enable all styles to be seamlessely extended up the stairs to create a really attractive hallway - click Stairs to to find out more
Linked Finepanels repeat at 385mm or 585mm centres. End Trims are either 65mm wide (Classic, Raised, Beaded, Heritage) or 79mm wide (Shaker, Deep, Fielded) Non-2C and bespoke heights assembled to order
All finepanels have a 6mm thick solid back panel - the top and bottom trims add 6mm (Classic, Raised, Beaded, Shaker) or 9mm (Heritage, Fielded, Deep) Verticals in all styles add 9mm except Shaker which are only 6mm thick. Hence overall Shaker panels are 12mm thick all round - Classic, Raised & Beaded panels are 12mm thick horizontally but have 15mm verticals and Heritage, Fielded and Deep panels are 15mm thick all round
Being made from MDF they can be readily cut and drilled using ordinary power or hand tools. There are a few staples in the backs of panels and on the odd occasion when these coincide with a cut, they should be removed first
Use our simple quote calculator to find out how many panels and end trims you’ll need and the total price including VAT - see here
Whole wall panels (we don’t trim to width) and any ends trims you might require. – We do NOT include glue, mouldings skirtings , fixings and paint. These items should be purchased separately
Mostly the same however certain ‘Highland & Island’ postcodes do attract a surcharge so please fill in and send us the Calculator table along with your details & postcode and we will confirm the delivery cost to your area and also availability
Remove Finepanels from their packaging and lay flat in the room of installation for 48 hrs prior to attachment. This will allow them time to acclimatise and minimise the risk of any subsequent movement due to a change in temperature or humidity
Finepanels are attached progressively - glue and pin one on then glue and link the next one to it. Subsequent removal of glued-on panels may cause wall damage - screw them on 'dry' if this is a concern - see our useful installation page
A moisture-resistant nail-replacement type of glue available in cartridges from your local builders merchant or DIY superstore
When fixing to plastered walls panel pins or pneumatic brads should be sufficient. For rendered and harder walls use masonry nails or No6 countersunk woodscrews with red wall plugs.
All sizes and styles are exclusively available from Boardcraft Ltd, call us on 01733 232900
Water-based interior paints in a satin finish are ideal (e.g. Eggshell or Satin/Silk Emulsion) as they have an attractive sheen and are easier to wipe clean than Matt. Oil-based Gloss may be used however apply carefully as brush and roller marks tend to show up more. For best results apply with a ‘flocked’ mini roller and a small brush