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  • Does sunsource offer discounts ?
    Our website offers the latest offers and prices. You can also call us instore hours on +35627581303 for any price confirmation.

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  • Does Sunsource.com.mt offer delivery ?
    Delivery is available for large items such as fireplaces, bbq units, wall panels and large items.

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    Should you wish to place an online order for a unit that qualifies for delivery it is possible to pay in full cash on delivery. Should you wish to book an item for future delivery it is possible to request a revolut number for the deposit , online BACS or postal cheque. Please make a note to us when placing such an order.

Wall Panels Faq's

  • Texture wall panels FAQ’s
    WHAT SIZE ARE TEXTURE PANELS ? Approximately 3.3m x 1.3m depending on the pattern.

    HOW HEAVY ARE TEXTURE PANELS ?

    Approximately 8 kg per m² depending on the style selected.

    WHAT THICKNESS ARE TEXTURE PANELS ?

    The panels are approximately 1mm to 4.5mm thick on average and they take on the relief of the original material , depends on pattern chosen.

    HOW MANY TEXTURE PANELS DO I NEED ?

    Please provide us with the dimensions of the area you wish to cover and our Technical Department can produce a panel layout scheme to quantify this, and also to assist your installers on site.

    WHAT ARE TEXTURE PANELS MADE FROM ?

    Approximately 50 to 55% of the content is natural minerals, oxides and pigments which provides the superb feel and look. The high strength and robustness is provided by the inclusion of glass reinforced polyester which also allows it to flex.

    DO TEXTURE PANELS REQUIRE SPECIALIST INSTALLERS ?

    No.  We provide detailed instructions to the installers and offer our support to ensure your panels are fitted successfully on your project like many of others before them. We do also offer our own installation services should you require.

    ARE TEXTURE PANELS QUICK TO INSTALL ?

    Yes –  For example you can cover a large area of wall in a single night shift if required enabling the shop to trade uninterrupted in the day. And whenever you install the result is that your interior is up and functioning very quickly or overnight !

    HOW ARE TEXTURE PANELS INSTALLED ?

    Panels are basically screw-fastened to the substrate and joints and fixing locations are then disguised with the compound and colours we supply.

    ARE TEXTURE PANELS EASY TO INSTALL ?

    Typically the level of skills possessed by tradesmen such as gypsum installers, shopfitters, joiners, carpenters tilers etc will ensure successful installation of textured panels.

    WHAT CAN YOU FASTEN TEXTURE PANELS TO ?

    They can be fastened to masonry walls, wooden or timber-based boards, stud partitions…. In fact almost any common wall substrate or ceiling.

    ARE TEXTURE PANELS EASY TO CUT AND FORM ?

    Yes – common methods of cutting include angle grinder or mini-grinder with diamond blade, jigsaw or table saw. You can easily incorporate doorways, returns, etc

    DO  TEXTURE PANELS JOIN UP ?

    Nearly all panels are designed so the features meet with those of adjacent sheets.

    CAN TEXTURE PANELS BE CURVED ?

    Yes. They can be curved to fasten to a curved substrate with ease. Please speak to our Technical department for advice.

    CAN TEXTURE PANELS BE USED IN WET ROOMS ?

    Yes, the panels are fine exposed to water and moisture and is essentially waterproof.

    DO TEXTURE PANELS REQUIRE ANY MAINTENANCE ?

    They are virtually maintenance free but can benefit from dusting or hovering with soft brush attachment if you wish. They can be wiped with a damp cloth.

    HOW DO YOU CLEAN TEXTURE PANELS ?

    They can be cleaned with water, and if required add a weak soap solution. Do not use detergent or abrasive cleaners.

    ARE TEXTURE PANELS FIRE RETARDANT ?

    Standard grade panels are fire retardant it is also possible by order upgrade to make them fire resistant. The standard grade of panel makes it possible to use as splash backs in a kitchen design or fireplace wall surround. However the boards are not made to be placed inside direct contact with a flame.

    CAN TEXTURE PANELS BE REPAIRED ?

    They are very robust, but can easily be repaired or altered if necessary using the same techniques and processes as the original installation.

     CAN TEXTURE PANELS BE REUSED ?

    Yes. They can be removed and re-installed elsewhere using the same techniques as the initial installation.

    DO TEXTURE PANELS REQUIRE PAINTING ?

    They are self-coloured so will generally only require painting of any joints or fixing positions to blend in to the rest of the panel. However, if you wish to paint them for emphasis or to a different colour they can be over-painted in internal applications.

    ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS TO OBSERVE WITH TEXTURE PANELS ?

    Always wear correct PPE when handling or working with building materials. Please note that due to the natural elements used in creating Elements that colours can vary between panels and batches, and images of the product are only indicative of the finished product. We reserve the right to alter specifications and details without notice.