Home Refresh & DIY Checklist for Slat Wall Panel Installation



  1. Measure Your Space:
    • Determine the area where you plan to install the slat wall panels.
    • Measure height and width accurately.
  2. Choose Your Panels:
    • Select the style and colour of Slat Wall Panels that fit your decor.
    • Consider the room’s purpose and existing colour scheme.
  3. Order Panels & Supplies:
    • Order the required number of Slat Wall Panels.
    • Purchase installation supplies like screws, glue, tape measure, spirit level, etc.
  4. Prepare the Tools:
    • Gather necessary tools: pencil, tape measure, spirit level, square tool, fine-toothed hand saw, drill (for screws), or skeleton gun (for adhesive).
  5. Clear and Clean the Area:
    • Remove any wall hangings, furniture, or obstacles.
    • Clean the wall surface thoroughly.

Installation Process:


  1. Wall Preparation:
    • Check for and remove any protruding nails or screws.
    • Ensure the wall is dry and clean.
  2. Panel Sizing:
    • Lay out the panels and mark the cutting lines if adjustments are needed.
    • Use a fine-toothed hand saw to cut the panels to size.
  3. Dry Fitting:
    • Temporarily place the panels against the wall to ensure a proper fit.
    • Use a spirit level to check for evenness.
  4. Installation Method:
    • For Screw Fixing:
      • Mark screw points on the wall as per panel requirements.
      • Drill and insert wall fixings at these points.
      • Align the panel and fix it with screws.


    • For Adhesive Method:
      • Apply adhesive (e.g., Hodgson HS45 Sealant) in a zig-zag pattern on the panel’s back.
      • Carefully press the panel against the wall and hold for a few seconds.
  1. Final Adjustments:
    • Ensure all panels are aligned and level.
    • Wipe away any excess adhesive and make any necessary corrections.



  1. Clean Up:
    • Clear away all tools and installation debris.
    • Clean the installed panels with a soft, dry cloth.
  2. Inspection:
    • Check each panel for secure fitting and alignment.
    • Look for any gaps or irregularities.
  3. Room Setup:
    • Replace furniture and wall hangings.
    • Decorate around the new panels as desired.
  4. Maintenance Tips:
    • Regularly dust the panels to maintain their appearance.
    • Avoid using harsh chemicals for cleaning.
  5. Celebrate Your Work:
    • Take a step back and enjoy the new look of your refreshed space.
    • Consider sharing your DIY project on social media!


Additional Tips:

This checklist aims to streamline your DIY project with Slat Wall Panels, ensuring a smooth and successful home refresh. Enjoy your revamped space!



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