How to install Isowood

How to install Isowood

Isowood is an Isolite product – Isolite is the leading expanded polystyrene (EPS) manufacturer in Africa. Since 2010, Isolite has been reusing and recycling EPS to produce Isowood – an initiative by the Isowall Group, to reuse and recycle to foster a sustainable future.

Isowood produce extruded skirting boards and dado rails, that come in standard 3 meter lengths, for the built environment market. Isowood products have a ‘wood like’ appearance and pose as a viable alternative to hardwood. Isowood is manufactured to a finished shape and colour; therefore, avoiding the use of chemically based stains, paints and solvents – which are typically used to treat hardwood products.

Isowood produce extruded skirting boards and dado rails, which come in standard 3 meter lengths, for the built environment market. Isowood products have a ‘wood like’ appearance and pose as a viable alternative to hardwood. Isowood is manufactured to a finished shape and colour; therefore, avoiding the use of chemically based stains, paints and solvents – which are typically used to treat hardwood products.

Isowood Installation Guide:

All data is based on current product line. We reserve the right to alter specifications without prior notice.

The right tools to get the job done:

  • Isowood product of choice
  • Isoglue
  • Tape Measure
  • Mitre Box
  • Pencil
  • Wood Saw (fine teeth)
  • Spatula or flat knife
  • Chalk line
  • Damp sponge or cloth

Steps:

  • Apply Isoglue evenly to Isowood product
  • Press Isowood firmly against the wall to hold into
  • position and to allow the excess glue to squeeze out
  • Support while drying to keep in place
  • Wipe excess glue off with a damp sponge or cloth
  • Can be painted with either a water or solvent based paint
  • Wood filler or Isoglue can be used to fill gaps on mitred corners
  • Rough edges can be sanded down with sand paper
  • Use a spirit level for dado rails

How to position Isowood in mitre box:

  • Dado Rail/Skirting Board face should be positioned towards you
  • Ensure that the Dado Rail/ Skirting Board is upright and flush against the side of the mitre box

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