So easy to install
Welcome to our simple guide to installing your new, peel & stick vinyl wall tiles. It is super easy to do, so have fun as you cut, stick and lock sheets together.
Before you Start
✔️ Know what surfaces are suitable:
- Plain Ceramic Tiles
- Painted Walls
- Stainless Steel
✔️ Are your surfaces and hands clean?
✔️ Go through your tool kit and make sure everything listed in this guide is there.
✔️ On a clean flat surface, test how to interlock the tiles. The wide grout line side interlocks with the side with less grout.
What you’ll need to install
Although you don’t need any special tools, there are a few things we think make the job easier when applying the peel and stick wall tiles:
- grease remover: Preparation is key. To clean your wall we suggest you use some form of grease remover: We recommend sugar soap to clean the surface properly before you start.
- craft knife: Use a craft knife with a sharp blade to cut the tiles to size.
- scissors: These will come in handy when cutting the tiles around curved shapes.
- pen: Use a pen or pencil to mark where to cut the tiles and to trace a guideline for your first row of tiles.
- craft mat: Use a craft mat or chopping board to protect your surface when cutting the tiles.
- metal edge ruler: Make sure your ruler has a metal edge to avoid it getting cuts from your craft knife.
- tape measure: Tiling equals a lot of measuring. A tape measure is ideal to have for your project.
- level: Use a level or plain to mark out a guideline for your first row of tiles. If you get the start right, the rest of the tiles will follow in a straight line.
Tips & Enjoy
Cutting around sockets
Cutting around sockets and other obstacles can be a bit of a challenge. But with these top tips we know you will do great. We recommend the following:
- reuse a backing paper from another tile
- hold it up against the socket in the right tile position
- trace a line with a pen
- cut the packing paper
- control check with the backing paper and make any necessary adjustments
- position the backing paper over the next tile and transfer the lines and cut
- control check the size of the cut tile and position when you are happy with the outcome
Tip! It is always better to cut off less, control check and cut a few extra times than to waste a tile by cutting too much off at once.
Complete your DIY project with an edge trim.
- cut the edge trim at a 45° angle to make a neat corner.
- peel off the protective tape from the back of the edge trim
- press the edge trim firmly onto the wall to make sure proper adhesion.
Tip! The edge trim has a natural bend. Before you start, roll the edge trim in the opposite direction from how it's been packaged to offset its tension a bit. This will help the strip to stick properly.