Nothing says timeless elegance quite like wainscot wall panels. Traditionally adorning the lower half of walls, these versatile panels add an air of sophistication and visual interest to spaces, be it your living room, dining room, hallway, staircase, bedroom or bathroom. At The Wood Veneer Hub, we offer wainscot wall panels made from high-quality, durable materials which have the added benefit of being easy to install. So if you’re planning to create a space that perfectly blends traditional and contemporary styles, consider installing wainscot wall panels for a fuss-free interior makeover.
Wainscotting for Every Room
Our versatile collection of wainscot wall panels allows you to effortlessly enhance any room in your home. These sophisticated panels create appealing points of visual interest, giving spaces a satisfying sense of depth and texture unique to this type of panelling. But wainscot panels aren’t only suitable for rooms with traditional decor - you can also install them in spaces with a more modern feel to create the perfect balance between classic and modern design.
Orac Decor Wall Panels
We stock a variety of wainscot wall panels created by the experienced craftspeople at Orac Decor, a prestigious panelling manufacturer known for outstanding quality and distinctive designs. Orac Decor provides a diverse range of wainscot panels to suit all design tastes, including 3D panels that allow you to create eye-catching focal points in your home that will invite compliments from visitors. Choose from various panel designs, including traditional panels that evoke the luxury feel of a grand hotel. In contrast, you may decide to opt for modern geometric panels that embody contemporary design trends. Whichever style you choose, Orac Decor wainscot panels will allow you to elevate your home and express your individuality.
The History of Wainscotting
So, you’d like to learn about the history of wainscoting. Dating back to the 1300s, the Dutch used these sophisticated panels to shield the bottom half of plaster walls from marks left by a plethora of sharp objects that you’d find in the 14th century, including chairs, horse spurs and even sword scabbards. Today, however, wainscoting is used to add depth, texture and character to rooms. You can learn more about the intriguing history of wainscoting in our recent article.
Wainscot Panelling FAQ
What material are is Wainscott Panelling created from?
Wainscot Panelling is made from high-quality polymers combining the strong, workable, quality characteristics of synthetic materials with the look of wood or plaster.
What is the lifetime of the adhesive?
Twelve months after production, the expiring date is on the packaging.
What is the maximum heat resistance of Wainscot Wall Panelling?
Can Wainscot Wall Panelling be treated with fire retardant paint?
Wainscot wall panelling can be protected with fire retardant paint. Many types of fire retardant paints exist and can be used, e.g. the fire retardant paint AL20 (Aithon).
Does Wainscot Wall Panelling have positive acoustic effects?
Wainscot wall panelling absorbs up to 25% of a conversation. They are also acoustically complimentary with most other usual building materials. In other words, the ORAC profiles are a great way to optimize the sound balance in your room and eliminate echoes.
Does Wainscot Wall have positive thermal insulating effects?
Using materials with high insulating properties ensures that our 3D Wall Covering profiles have a similar insulating effect as a standard insulating board of the same thickness. The installation of our profiles, therefore, not only provides an aesthetic upgrade to your space but will also help stabilize the temperatures within.
Can everyone install Wainscot Wall Panelling?
Orac Decor® products are straightforward to install. It is essential to follow the installation instructions step by step and to use suitable glue. Click here to download the installation guide or to watch installation videos.
Is Wainscot Wall Panelling easy to paint over?
Yes, since all products have a matt primed surface. They have to be finished with a final coat of paint.
Can you also place Wainscot Wall Panelling on painted surfaces?
Yes, you can. However, the paint must have a clean, dry and non-greasy surface. The paint adhesion must be good. It is essential to always sand off any remaining dirt and loose paint.
Can Wainscot Wall Panelling be applied on wallpaper?
It is best to remove the wallpaper before you install the wainscot wall panelling.