Prepping Your Project
Acclimate the Stikwood to its new environment for 48-72 hours. Higher humidity areas require an additional 2 days of acclimation. This will ensure that your Stikwood becomes accustomed to the climate of its new space.
If required, prime surface and allow to dry until the moisture content in the wall drops to 8 percent. This usually requires 4-5 days. Once dried, check the moisture of the wall with a moisture meter tool.
Remove any picture frames that may be on the wall and pull any nails out with a hammer. Clean the surface of the wall so that it is free of dirt and debris.
Reclaimed wood paneling can instantly transform drab interiors. But whether that transformation inspires wonder or woe in your visitors will depend on the approach you take when preparing the wood plank installation project. In this article you’ll learn what measures you can take to guarantee project success and the missteps to avoid when installing timberwall peel and stick paneling.