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Installing panelling with clips and a staple gun

Lots of panels can be completely installed without finish nails, glue or screws, with the help of clips that are attached to the wall. This means that you can easily detach the trimming and install it again if needed. With a staple gun, it’s easy to attach the clips to most undersurfaces, even when the wall leans or is irregular. You can read more here about staple guns that are suitable for attaching clips.

The following staples in Rapid’s range are compatible with clips

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A few tips when you install panelling

Bring in the panelling well before

Leave the panelling at room temperature for at least 24h before you install it. It will then be easier to work with, while reducing the risk of cracks at the same time

Start with the ceiling

If you are going to install panelling on both the ceiling and walls, you should start with the ceiling.

Hot-dip galvanised nails withstand humidity better

Use hot-dip galvanised finish nails in rooms with high air humidity, such as the bathroom and conservatory.

Good luck with your project!

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Recommended staple guns for attaching clips

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R553

R553

Powerful, electric staple and nail gun with power cord. The impact force can be adjusted for different types of wood materials. Suitable for major home projects. Has a guide rail for panel clips. Suitable for 15-20 mm long finish nails and staples no. 53.

R606

R606

Powerful, electric staple and nail gun with power cord and adjustable impact force for different types of wood materials. Suitable for major home projects. Combi magazine for U-shaped nails and finish nails, along with guide rail for panel clips. Suitable for 15-25 mm long finish nails.

PS101

PS101

Powerful pneumatic staple gun with quick-load magazine, as well as an extended nozzle that makes it easy to get into corners and tight areas. Lightweight and ergonomic design saves muscle power and spares the body. Suitable for major home projects. Suitable for staple no. 53.

PBS121

PBS121

Powerful, pneumatic staple and nail gun with quick-load magazine and adjustable impact force for different types of wood materials. Lightweight and ergonomic design saves muscle power and spares the body. Suitable for major home projects. Suitable for 15-30 mm long finish nails and staple no. 606.