Panels should be stored flat in their packaging and protected from moisture.
Being a wood product, they must be acclimatised in the room or area in which they are to be used for at least 3 days prior to fitting.
Before installing your Fibo panels to the wall, check that it is completely dryand level and provides a firm nail/screw hold. It is always preferable to attach panels to battens using screws and plugs or nails especially if the surface is uneven or out of plumb. There needs to be a vertical batten under every panel joint. Where heavy items are to be attached to the wall, extra battens must be installed to carry these.
Panels can also be glued to walls, studwork or on top of existing tiles provided they are sound and reasonably square. Walls should be dry and ceramic tiles should be degreased. Use a waterproof, high tensile strength glue applied to the back of the panel in a zig-zag pattern.
Use a plastic film between panels and an outside wall.
A BASE PROFILE MUST ALWAYS BE USED IN ANY WET AREAS. AS WITH ALL WOOD PRODUCTS, PANELS SHOULD BE ACCLIMATISED FOR THREE DAYS PRIOR TO FITTING. CHECK PANELS THOROUGHLY FOR DAMAGE, FLAWS, SHADING OR DEFECTS BEFORE INSTALLATION AND REPORT ANY PROBLEMS TO YOUR SUPPLIER. GUARANTEE MAY BE INVALIDATED IF THESE PROCEDURES ARE NOT CARRIED OUT.