TOTALDesign

Evolution

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1 Purchase the panels
Purchase the panels

Purchase the panels for the complete area to be covered.

2 Measure the surface
Measure the surface

Measure the surface where the installation will be made and count the panels to cut.

3 Cut the panels
Cut the panels

Cut the panels on the back with a fretsaw with an special blade fiber/polyester or radial saw with a diamond disk.

4 Place the panels
Place the panels

Put the panel on the surface and drill (only in joints between bricks, never in bricks) with a 6mm bit.

5 Fix the panels
Fix the panels

Fix the panels using screws with incorporated plugs. Each panel needs around 15 to 20 screws.

6 Prepare the Mastic
Prepare the Mastic

Prepare the Mastic adding 1-2% of the weight in Accelerator. Mix the ingredients. In the case of using the powder putty we mix it with water in a proportion of 25% (1kgr of powder - 0.25ltr of water).

7 Cover the joints
Cover the joints

"Laurel spatula" is the best tool to cover the joints and hide the screw heads with Mastic mixture.

8 Texture the Mastic
Texture the Mastic

Texture the Mastic with slight touches, not brush-strokes. Use a brush "paletina" or a No.01 paintbrush, that must be cleaned to remove the excess of Mastic.

9 Avoid dropping
Avoid dropping

Once the Mastic is dried, paint with the Mastic colour, drainig the brush in a rag to avoid dropping.

10 Paint the joints
Paint the joints

Paint he bricks and joints with the proper colours, according to each panel.

11 Advanced techinques I
Advanced techinques I
12 Advanced techinques II
Advanced techinques II
13 Integrate the colours
Integrate the colours

With the aim of integrating the colours perfectly, rub the surface lightly with a rag.

14 Job done
Job done

The wall is finished. The result is perfect!