This article will help you choose the most suitable and affordable wall panels material.
Wall panels are a great way to beautify and decorate your interior space. Interior wall paneling has a variety of styles and materials to choose from, such as MDF, PVC, plywood, interior decoration, and other veneer or laminated panels. Know the approximate cost of installing different wallboard materials in square feet so that you can make your choice.
Please note that costs are approximate (same as 2020) and will vary based on material thickness, color, design, and size. These fees will vary from region to region.
1. Veneer and laminate
Veneer and laminated paneling are some of the most popular paneling methods and give it a wooden appearance.
Veneer and laminate have a variety of patterns and designs to choose from and are fixed on the plywood base to create various wall panel designs. Unlike laminates, veneer wall panels need to be polished.
The installation cost of laminate is 4.8 USD per square foot, while the starting price of veneer is 6.8 USD per square foot and may vary depending on the design.
2. Upholstered wall panels
Upholstered wall panels can make the home decoration look soft and comfortable. The upholstered wallboard is made of natural or synthetic fabrics, velvet, leather, artificial leather, and other materials. The cost of upholstered wall panels is $4.1 per square foot.
3. Medium Density Fiberboard
MDF wallboard is made by mixing sawdust and chemical adhesives under high temperatures and pressure. These boards are CNC cut to achieve a 3D design. During installation, a thick plywood base is fixed to the bare wall. Then use adhesive to fix the MDF wall panel on the plywood base.
The cost of installation MDF wall panels is $2.5 per square foot.
4. PVC wall panels
PVC wall panels are moisture-proof, anti-termite, anti-ultraviolet, and have low maintenance costs.
There are a variety of patterns and colors for PVC panels to choose from. They can be used as 3D wall panels to bring a decorative appearance to the home.
The installation of PVC wall paneling price is $0.56 per square foot. The cost of 3D PVC wall panels is $1.49 per square foot.
5. Mirror wall panel
Combined with the mirrored wall panels, visually expand the compact room and narrow passages and other areas, creating an illusion of expanded space.
The mirror panel is fixed on the plywood base. The mirror can be tilted and cut into different shapes to get interesting patterns. The cost of installing the mirror panel is $5.5 per square foot.