Installing a faux stone wall can give your room a warm urban appearance. Installing such a wall is a relatively easy task. Here you will learn how to install a faux stone wall.
Begin by thoroughly cleaning the painted wall that you will cover with the faux stone wall. Apply adhesive to the back of the faux stone panels and, beginning at the bottom, attach them to the wall with the groove portion on the bottom and the tongue portion facing upwards. If need be, you can use a hack saw to cut any panel on the end that must be shortened to fit. Insert drywall screws in the holes provided and screw them into the wall. Make sure that you screw deep enough to have the screws recessed into the faux stone.
Now cut your first panel in the second row so that you can stagger the joints, much like the way laying bricks works. Push the tongues from below into the grooves from above when you adhere the new panels to the wall. Proceed as you did before to screw in the drywall screws. Keep going this way until you reach the final row at the top of your wall area. Cut off the tongue portion of each top panel. Then proceed to work as you have on all the rows below.
Now you can complete your installation by getting color caulk to match the stones. Apply the caulk liberally with a caulking gun to fill all the joints. Allow the caulk to start to harden and then use a trowel to clean away the excess caulk to finish your project. Make sure to cover all the drywall screw heads. Now you have a lovely new faux stone wall to add character to your room.