The Difference Between Acoustic Wall Panels and Other Wooden Wall Coverings

The Difference Between Acoustic Wall Panels and Other Wooden Wall Coverings

Imagine you have a new home or you want to upgrade your current living room, kitchen, or bedroom. The right wall covering makes all the difference. When looking for the right covering for your wall, wood is a logical choice. Wood adds a natural and warm ambiance to your interior. To understand which wooden wall covering suits your style best, we have explained the difference between acoustic wall panels and other types of wooden wall coverings for you. This way, you can make an informed choice.

What are acoustic wall panels?

For those seeking stylish and functional wooden wall coverings, acoustic wall panels are the solution. The panels from AkuWoodpanel are the only panels with 3-sided wood veneer. The wooden wall covering is not only visually appealing but also has sound-absorbing properties. Acoustic wall panels are made of solid wood, giving them a luxurious appearance. Thanks to a layer of recycled felt, the panels are not only sound-absorbing but also provide insulation. Perfect for a warm and stylish interior.

Other types of wooden wall coverings

In addition to acoustic wall panels, there are other forms of wooden wall coverings, each with their own pros and cons. Are you looking for a rustic look? Then you can opt for wooden planks or panels on the wall. If you prefer a classic and luxurious interior, wainscoting is a logical choice. This elegant wall decoration is often used for classic moldings. Wood veneer is a versatile and budget-friendly option. It is a thin layer of wood that is glued to a panel material.

Gray wooden wall covering

Aesthetic differences

In addition to practical differences, there are visual differences between acoustic wall panels and other forms of wooden wall coverings. Acoustic wall panels stand out with a sleek, contemporary design. The wall panels have a warm yet luxurious appearance. Thanks to the various options in patterns, colors, and types of wood, there is a suitable panel for every interior. Other types of wall coverings, such as wainscoting, are often less diverse or only fit a specific interior.

Wall panel from Akuwood

Thanks to the wide range of material and colour, there is a suitable panel for every interior.

Sound insulation

Perhaps the biggest advantage of wooden acoustic wall panels is their ability to absorb sound from both inside and outside and reduce echo. Unlike other forms of wooden wall coverings, acoustic wall panels have a sound-absorbing effect. If you have a noisy living room, your sleep is disturbed by outside noise, or you can't concentrate while working at your desk, installing acoustic wall panels greatly improves the acoustics in your room, eliminating these problems.

Installation and maintenance

It is very easy to install acoustic wall panels yourself compared to some other forms of wooden wall coverings. The wooden wall panels effortlessly cover imperfections on the wall. If you prefer not to use screws, no problem. You can also easily attach the panels to the wall with a high tack adhesive. The low-maintenance panels only need to be wiped with a damp cloth from time to time. Unlike other wall coverings, you don't have to regularly repaint or varnish the panels or replace them every so often. No hassle and still a beautiful result.

Sustainability

In contrast to some other forms of wooden wall coverings, acoustic wall panels are an environmentally conscious choice. The panels come from and are produced from sustainable sources, often resulting in a longer lifespan than some other options for wooden wall coverings.

Costs

Acoustic wall panels are generally slightly more expensive than other types of wooden wall coverings. However, they offer a valuable and sustainable investment. The wooden panels are not only stylish and easy to maintain but also come with sound-absorbing and insulating benefits. Other types of wooden wall coverings may be cheaper but do not offer the same sustainable advantages as these wooden wall panels.

An attractive choice

When choosing the perfect wooden wall covering, you need to consider more than just aesthetics. The choice also depends on practical benefits, sustainability, and costs. Acoustic wall panels stand out for their acoustic advantages, stylish designs, and environmentally friendly production methods.

Browse our range

Curious about what 3-sided wood veneer acoustic wall panels can do for your interior and why they are the best choice for you? Take a look at our range and discover countless possibilities. Or get in touch with us. We're happy to provide personalized advice to ensure you make the right choice that suits your needs and style.

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