Recently introduced to the United States, but already popular throughout Europe, Fibo Wall Panels offer several innovative benefits to builders, developers, designers, architects, remodelers and do-it-yourselfers (DIYers). This product is available in the U.S. through a partnership between Innovate Building Solutions and FiboUSA.
Fibo Wall Panels not only solve shower, bathroom and kitchen backsplash grout problems and callbacks, but they eliminate the need for expensive (and hard to find) tile setters.
“Installation is easy. These wall panels simply click, lock and seal together and look just like tile (without the hassle of grout),” Innovate Building Solutions President Mike Foti said. “They help remodelers, builders and developers cut costs and stay on budget. Margins go up. Hassles go down.”
Builders, developers and remodelers are turning to Fibo Wall Panels for three main reasons:
Ease of Installation
Whether building a new home or remodeling a home or commercial space, installing product a piece at a time is time-consuming and also costs money. In fact, when building or remodeling, half the frustration is the waiting game – waiting for someone to start the job. With the labor shortage in the construction industry, this is compounded. Fibo Wall Panels make installation quick and easy, thus getting the job completed faster and freeing up the installer to move on to the next job. These click-lock-and-seal grout-free tub and shower wall panels look as good as genuine ceramic tile. They take labor time (and cost) out of remodeling and building. The system eliminates the hassle cleaning grout for homeowners, building owners and investors. It also eliminates call-backs for grout repair.
Since these panels click together (like laminate flooring), remodelers, builders and general contractors can use less skilled labor (and not be reliant on hard-to-find tile setters). Jobs are done quicker, without compromising style. Installation of the wall system is five times faster than tile and fitted directly onto wood or steel studs or existing walls. Expensive backer boards, membrane, glue and grout are not necessary. The 2’ x 8’ x 3/8” thick panels click, lock and seal together and can be installed by one person. An added guarantee for DIYers, remodelers and contractors is the 15-year warranty from Fibo.
A nice-looking wall panel product, Fibo Wall Panels come in a wide variety of styles and colors. Since most consumers love the look of tile but hate maintaining grout joints, this product is a win-win for both the end user and the builder, developer or remodeler. The Fibo collection incorporates the latest trends in tile designs, finishes and interior surfaces for walls including mid-century modern, traditional, minimalist, farmhouse, shabby chic, cracked cement, wood grain, tile and more. These large-format faux tile designs are available in a wide range of modern sizes – 24” x 12”, 24” x 18”, 24” x 24” and 12” x 16”.
Keeps Contractors on Schedule
Ensuring jobs come in on time and on budget is critical with rising labor and material costs. By taking advantage of panelized, modular products, builders, developers and remodelers will finish jobs on time, on budget with less labor while providing a sleek, modern design consumers love.
Innovate Building Solutions is a nationwide stocking distributor and installer of Fibo Wall Panels. The company has specialists to assist homeowners, contractors, architects and designers with bathroom products and is setting up a nationwide network of installing dealers. For more information, visit Innovate Building Solutions at www.InnovateWallPanels.com.