The different types of paneling
There are three main types of paneling: wood paneling, paneling and PVC paneling.
They can be made from many species. There are mainly native and exotic woods.
Native woods (local wood species)
The chestnut tree.
The cherry tree.
Exotic woods (from Africa or America)
The red cedar.
Standards define, regulate and classify paneling with letters, according to the nature of the wood and its appearance:
A: the woods without knots. B: the woods with small knots. C: knotty woods. D: decommissioned woods.
Length of 30cm to 5m.
Width from 7 to 15cm.
Thickness from 8 to 19mm.
Made from chipboard or wood fiber, they are covered with decorative vinyl paper. They can have different aspects:
Damasked solid colors: matt, satin or brilliant with a range of different colors.
An imitation wood look.
An imitation stone look.
Length from 1.80 to 2.80m, the standard being 2.60m.
Width from 16 to 26cm.
Thickness from 8 to 12mm.
Intended for indoor and outdoor use, PVC paneling is the strongest on the market. They are waterproof, UV resistant and easy to clean.
They can be:
In solid damask color.
In imitation wood.
In imitation stone.
Length of 2.60 to 4m.
Width from 25 to 38cm.
Thickness of 10mm.