Is decos wall panelling cheaper than tiles?
It depends. Decos wall panelling is designed to be better than tiles, not cheaper than tiles. Walls need to be thoroughly prepared to take ceramic tiles, and this can be a quite significant cost on top of the installation and purchase costs. Waterproof wall panelling is much more forgiving and will go up over a variety of substrates without any preparation. It is also relatively easy to install so the average DIYer will be able to install wall panelling themselves. How do the panels fit together? The panels easily push together to make a seamless water-proof join. Similar to tongue&Groove only without the groove. Can the panelling be installed over existing tiles? Yes. Providing the existing tiles are securely fixed and the extra thickness of the decos wall panelling does not interfere with the operation of existing fixtures such as bath taps, shower mixer valves, doors and architraves. Some older bathrooms have walls that are half tiled, and have been stuck on using cement. These cera