Let’s get started with Installing StoreWALL. To help you better understand how StoreWALL works and how it can fit into your home or business, we have designed a simple step by step guide.
Step 1 – Your Room
The first thing you need to do is review the room with the problem and clean it up. This can involve taking everything out, grouping it, throwing the unnecessary things away and then reviewing where you want things placed. After the clean up is done, take a step back and review you room to decide which wall you will use to install your StoreWALL slatwalls. Hopefully the clean up will have given you extra space (including wall space) for your important items.
Step 2 – Wall Size
Once you have decided which wall you will install the StoreWALL slatwall system on, you will need to measure it up. You will need calculate the total area covered in square meters. Using a measuring tape, measure the length and height of the wall you want covered.
Step 3 – StoreWALL Panels
Step 3 is about determining how many StoreWALL slatwall panels you will need to cover your wall. StoreWALL wall panels come in two sizes, the 1.2m length and the 2.4m length panel. More specifically the dimensions of each panel are as follows:
- 2.4m – 2438.4mm (length) x 304.8mm (height) x 16.7mm (thickness). The total coverage for each panel is .74m squared
- 1.2m – 1219mm (length) x 304.8mm (height) x 16.7mm (thickness). The total coverage for each panel is .37m squared
Let’s say your wall space is 4m in length and 2.4m in height. Total square metres is 9.6m (4 x 2.4). With 9.6m squared of space to cover, the number of wall panels you will require is:
- 9.6/0.74 = 13 (2.4m) panels. StoreWALL 2.4m panels come in packets of 4. In this case you would require 4 boxes (total of 16 panels). If the cost of the 4 boxes is too much, you might decide to only panel the top half of the wall (ie not all of it). The process of determining how much in panels you will need is the same.
Step 4 – Installation Extras
StoreWALL slatwall panels can be installed directly onto your wall studs (woodwork), brick wall or plasterboard. Whilst we recommend that you install using our InstallStrips (it increases the strength of the wall and looks much cleaner), you can screw the slatwall panels directly with coloured screws (or any screws of your choice).
If you are keen to keep your StoreWALL panels clean from screws and holes, you will need to use the following number of InstallStrips per 2.4m panel: Two InstallStrip-SD for EACH 2.4m panel. Each InstallStrip-SD is 914mm in length but can be split into 3 parts. Therefore each panel will be supported every 400mm (total of 6 points).
In the above example, if we are using StoreWALL panels for the entire 9.6m area, the total number of StoreWALL 2.4m panels is 13. 2 x 13 = 26 x InstallStrip-SD.
Step 5 – Trims
StoreWALL offers a great way to finish off your StoreWALL installation by the using Trims. Our Wide trim can be used around all of the outer and exposed edges to clean them up.
Step 6 – Accessories
Having determined the quantity of StoreWALL slatwall panels you will need, the next step is to think about your accessories. StoreWALL offers over 50 different types of accessories from brackets, to shelves, to bins, to hooks, to bags and baskets. Each category has a great range of sizing to help with your wall. Remember that with StoreWALL, all accessories can be easily moved around, giving you great flexibility. Our range of Accessories can be found on our online store.
Flexibility and scalability are the key to your StoreWALL system. If your needs change in a year or so, you can easily add and remove accessories to ensure your StoreWALL system continues to meet your needs.
Step 7 – Installing StoreWALL
Prior to ordering your StoreWALL solution, we recommend you take a look at our installation videos and guides to help you determine if you want to do the installation yourself or if you would like assistance. We can help you with contact numbers for installers in most states around Australia.
A common question raised by customer of StoreWALL is cutting the panels. Yes when installing StoreWALL the panels can be cut to size, you can also cut out parts of panel to fit around light switches or anything else which is fixed to your wall. StoreWALL slatwall panels can be cut with a circular saw. Your blade should be a finishing blade (essentially it should have a high tooth count).
Step 8 – Order
Having determined everything you need, jump into our online store and select it all to understand what the setup cost will be including delivery.
Step 9 – Delivery Options
Depending on the total spend of your order, we offer FREE Delivery in all capital cities and metro areas. Alternatively our shopping cart will calculate shipping charges for you. Our charges are based on distance, volume and weight. If you think the delivery charge is excessive, please give us a call so we can calculate it manually for you.
Installation and Product Guides
StoreWALL Australia provides you with an extensive list of installation guides, product specifications and installation videos to assist you with installing StoreWALL’s range of slatwall panels, hooks, shelves, brackets, baskets and bags. If you need any additional assistance please call us or email us so that we can assist you.
Installers & Garage Organisers
- Melbourne: Contact Derek 0430 777 597 or James on 0426201132
- Sydney & Brisbane: Contact Matthew firstname.lastname@example.org
- Adelaide: email@example.com