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Tips to choosing your DIY Acrylic Splashback, Bonethane & Luxury Bathroom Wall panels in any colour or DigitaART Printed Splashbacks - By ISPS Innovations
Bonethane & IPA DIY Acrylic Splashback Tips
- Bonethane & IPA DIY Acrylic Splashbacks are a breeze to cut!
- Straight forward to install. Below, several Tips to choosing the right DIY Bonethane or Acrylic splashback, our innovative splashback range are ozzie ozzie ozzie, Australian made.
- Rule number 1, lay out your colour choices and be responsible for your decisions. Ensure that the colour pallette of each substrate you work with do not clash. Do not assume what colours your getting,
- ISPS Innovations provide alternative colour options, colour toning and optional colour samples prior to application.
Polymer Splashback category. ISPS provide value and DIY interior tips as a part of our service.
Tip 1: Choosing your DIY Acrylic Splashback, Bonethane & Supplier.
Before you buy any product enquire how long the company has been trading? Is the company your dealing with using copycat tactics from other websites to lure you in. Do they state they use the highest grade Acrylic and piggy back off the manufactures credibility, yet lack to explain how their coating conforms, bonds and weathers with the material. Are their warranties & testimonials worthy? Do they cover structural defects, coatings delaminating, UV warranties? Are you choosing the right splashback category for your intended environment application? Do you require to prep wall prior to install & do their products leave a ripple effect after placement because of the quality of the material? Are the install instructions simplified? Are you being provided Australian standard compliant information for the intended use of your application? Does the supplier hide hidden disclaimers regarding the application of their product and process of their products? All very important questions before you make your decision..
Tip 2: What grade of material do you require for your DIY project?
Do you require Acrylic Splashbacks for your project or the original DIY High Heat Polymer Splashback Bonethane? Available in any colour, metallic, Abstarct EFX & DigitalArt Printed splashback sheets.
SOME HISTORY: Bonethane as seen on Better Homes and Gardens is a high heat polymer that cuts, drills, planes without the hassle of cracking or splitting, deals with heat better than all acrylics in the market place and is a great insulator for electro static, great for hospitals, clinical laboratories, commercial and domestic kitchens, shop fit-outs, showers, bathrooms, outdoors and has been servicing the DIY & commercial industry since early 2000 and is trusted & accredited through our working history.Put simply Bonethane is 200 times stronger than Acrylic & Glass.
Acrylic is only 17 times stronger than glass.
Tip 3 Pick a budget and Splashback that covers you and check hidden disclaimers
Pick a budget & choose a substrate that appeals to you. With so many beautiful products to choose from, it should really come down to what you are prepared to pay and what you can get for your money keeping safety in mind. Once you have made this decision you can address the next stage. Function and colour are key requirements, with the vast categories available there is an impressive range to suit each person. Once you have narrowed your choice to budget you need to look at durability and the warranties it covers. When you make your choice on your Splashback it is important to factor in the warranty and any disclaimers. It may mean you need to spend a little bit more to get the utmost use and longevity for your splash space.
- You can purchase set sheet sizes supplied and delivered or optional cutting fee for those set sheets.
- You can also choose a M2 rate, bringing you no waste and a choice in your splashback category with set prices & no hidden costs delivered to your state.ISPS have supplied thousands of customers over the years for their custom designed projects. Choosing ISPS is cost effective and we will provide you with a range of alternatives to suit your project not just one option.
Tip 4 Colour choice
Colour Choice. Before you choose your coloured splashback you need to take a step back and look at the total area you are working with. Most companies will offer a standard set colour range with each category, whilst other companies offer unlimited colour range effects and digitally printed processes with protective backings.
When choosing your splashback, consider the colours of your walls, kitchen doors, benchspace and most importantly the level of light in the space you are working with. Splashback sheets can take on a different colour lying flat to sittiing upright because of the high gloss finish.
Tip 5: Do you get a practice piece of DIY splash with your project?
ISPS as always look out for our clients we provide a practice piece of IPA Acrylic or Bonethane with every order that is delivered.
Tip 6: National after hours support for your DIY project
Ensure that the supplier you are dealing with is available to assist you with your project and provide a land line as well as after hours care. All ISPS products are supported by after hours care nationally across Australia. Maybe google earth their business address.
www.ispsinnovations.com.au 08 8381 8880 Nationally delivered
Tip 7 Joins, where should they go?
Joins in a splashbacks. Question where your joins appear. You should create joins in areas where other seams appear this keeps the look symmetrical. These areas can be dressed with joining strips to create a uniformed finish. Other visually rewarding looks are the custom filler EFX as seen below. ISPS designs our filler EFX based on the colour of your project. These fillers are designed to run through the course of the sheet, vertically or horizontally capturing the colour palette. Because they are uniformed to blend with your splashback & appliance colour choice it creates a platform for continuous length & unvarying finishes.
Tip 8 Cooktop. What do I place behind my cooktop?
Always be aware of what to place behind your cook-top. Acrylic is not suitable for behind any cooktop, see our youtube clip Bonethane Premium VS Acrylic candle burn test. It is an eye opener & not to be missed https://youtu.be/icl9VoH0_Vs . While Toughened glass Inserts, Stainless steel or tiles can be an attractive alternative for behind your cook-top area, it is still important to coordinate the colour scheme for your cook-top or appliance colours in your choice of insert colour application. For more information call ISPS Innovations on 08 8381 8880
Bonethane's & IPA Acrylic 's splashbacks preferred adhesive is Parfix All Purpose, highly flexible silicone sealant which is available at Bunnings. The silicone must be in clear, neutral cure, non acidic. This product is also mould and UV resistant.
TIP If you have an accidental spill of silicone on the face of Bonethane, what do you do?
Use diggers wax & grease remover. Apply product to effected area liberally to remove silicone. The residue should be removed immediately by washing area with warm soapy water. These solvents are available at your local hardware store or your local super market.
Bonethane or IPA Acrylic sheets must lay flat for first 3 hours prior to installation
If you have white Kitchen and choose a white splash back please take into consideration that there are many variations of white. The A/white Bonethane Splash can come off looking grey against more pure white cupboards if you require further information about colour process please call our office. Check our - Selecting Colours page
Do not use the brochure or internet colour pallette as a true indication of the splashback colour will look like.