Double-check the fit before applying pressure to the plank with a rubber J-roller. The pres- sure-sensitive adhesive achieves a better bond the more pressure that you apply. Pay extra attention to pressing down the edges and ends of the plank. The planks are designed to simply butt against each other at the joints. Similar to floor-board application, the butt joints in adjacent rows should be stag- gered the width of the plank, at a minimum. A miter saw makes the best tool for cutting the planks to size. Also, keep a jigsaw handy to cut notches around light switches or any other odd shapes or angles. Once the field is completely finished, finish up with the trim package of your choice. On this job, we went with a simple
Begin the first row in a corner. Pressure from a rubber J-roller strengthens the bond of the adhesive.
Carefully mark the face of the planks for cutting.
A miter saw is handy tool for mak- ing quick cuts in the planks.
The thin blade of a jigsaw is easy to maneuver when making notches or inticate cuts.
Each box of Timberchic includes "black dot stickers" to fill any knot- holes in the wood.
When removing trimwork, pry it off carefully and pull out the nails if you have any intention of reusing the material.