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What does a Villaboard installation include?
Your installer can help with every step from advice on the best materials through to the actual Villaboard installation. Here’s what you can expect:
Villaboard wall installation
Your installation professional will start by helping you choose the right type of Villaboard sheeting. 6mm is standard for residential applications, while commercial applications usually use 9mm or 12mm in heavy-duty situations. If your existing wall sheeting needs removal, they’ll assist with this, but otherwise, they’ll get straight into measuring the space to determine the best placement for your Villaboard installation. Your installer will add internal angles into any corners before they start. They’ll work from ceiling to floor, so they’ll need to start by installing a nail ledge on the joist to rest the top sheets on. Lifting and installing Villaboard is a two-person job because they’re very heavy materials. They’ll rest the panel on the nail ledge, slide it into place, and nail it into the studs. Once the top row is installed, your installer will add the bottom row, staggering the sheets to avoid floor to ceiling join lines. If a panel needs holes for electricals or plumbing, your technician will mark and cut these holes before installing. If they need to cut smaller pieces, they’ll use a special cutter to cut the board down to size. Your installer will continue working until all gaps are covered. Finally, they’ll patch up any joints and nail holes by applying coats of compound and paper tape, smoothing the surface as they go.
Villaboard ceiling installation
Installing Villaboard ceilings is a similar process. Your installer will use both nails and adhesive to secure your staggered sheeting to the framing. Once both your ceilings and walls are installed, they’ll finish off the joints and corners and cover up nail holes with compound. Then they’ll install regular plaster cornices using adhesive and setting compound.
Villaboard is a tough material but it can sometimes need repairing, especially if you’ve removed tiles from the surface during a renovation. If it’s a very small hole, crack, or scratch, your technician may be able to use compound to patch the surface. But if it’s a larger hole, your technician will cut around it to make a clean shape, then they’ll cut a matching shape from wood to fit into the hole. They’ll secure this with stud adhesive and screws before covering the surface of the wood with gyprock compound. Once dry, they’ll sand this back to smooth, vacuum away the dust and apply a thin topcoat of compound. Finally, they’ll sand once again and it’ll be ready to paint.
Recent Villaboard Installation tasks in Newcastle
Install villaboard to bathroom area
Kahibah NSW 2290, Australia
7th Feb 2022
Help owner install villaboard to bathroom area. - Due date: Flexible
Villaboard Install on existing walls
North Lambton NSW 2299, Australia
19th Oct 2020
Hi there, I have recently had a couple of walls put up and would like one of the sides finished with Villaboard. All other sides are already done, so it would be matching them. The studs are all in places, it's a matter of fixing it for me. It's in a bit of a hard to reach place, but I don't think it's impossible. :-) If you could get the Villaboard as well as install it, the same as the other sides (it's just nailed on with those plastic joiner strips), that would be ideal.
Newcastle NSW, Australia
5th Oct 2021
Currently renovating our laundry and don’t have the skills to get a good finish on the setting. Laundry has existing walls that need to be touched up and a new sheet with a butt joint that needs setting with fixing holes plastered also. Have put one base coat on but have decided to get a professional to get the best finish for me. Would like it done as soon as possible and can negotiate on price.
Patch hole (ceiling / villa board)
Macquarie Hills NSW 2285, Australia
15th Jan 2019
Hole in ceiling needs to be patched. Not plasterboard. Villa board. Need done asap.
Reno a bathroom, need villa board on 2 walls that corner the shower
North Lambton NSW 2299, Australia
14th Aug 2022
We are renovating a small room and putting a shower in, it has gyprock. I’ll need villaboard installed on the 2 walls that corner the shower. Wall dimensions are 1850mmx 2750mm and 1950mm x 2750mm. (There is a door in the wall measuring 1950mm) - Due date: Flexible
Remove and replace villaboard in bathroom
Lambton NSW 2299, Australia
3rd Jan 2021
remove and replace tiled area of villaboard in bathroom