Nuance Wall Panelling System is a collection of 100% waterproof wall panelling suitable for showers, wetrooms, utilities and around the bath. Award winning, Nuance is easy to maintain and uncompromisingly high performance, and is available in over 30 beautiful designs and colourways. With a 15-year guarantee, Nuance is the ideal product to use in any washroom.
Nuance Grey Paladina
Nuance is manufactured in the UK by Bushboard, so you can be sure of exceptional quality, value and exquisite designs. On offer are wall panels and also work surfaces in a wide choice of textures and designs to create individual interiors. Whatever your preferred style, contemporary, traditional or unique, there’s a design or designs that will work for you, as you can use two contrasting or complementing designs in one room for something truly different, making a
fantastic alternative to tiling, and as such, it is ideal for new installations and refurbishments.
The panels are uniquely manufactured using a synthetic, homogenous core that is 100% impervious to water.
With the high-performance laminate surface and installation with BB Complete (Bushboard’s waterproof adhesive & sealant), your bathroom, wet room or utility area will be guaranteed for 15 years against water use.
Easy to install
In trials, Nuance was up to six times faster to install than traditional tiles and there’s no grouting to do. Nuance can be installed straight over almost any surface, including tiles. This is a big advantage in cutting down the time and disruption involved in renovating bathrooms.
No Trims Needed
Nuance Calacatta Statuario
The large format panels have a post-formed outer edge meaning no trims are required for finishing. The tongue and groove panels can be jointed with Bushboard’s bespoke adhesive which gives joints which are 100% watertight and virtually invisible to the eye. Without any metal trims to detract from the appearance, your bathrooms, wetrooms or utilities will look stunning.
Easy to Clean
All Nuance needs is a simple wipe down to keep it clean. There are no grout lines like there are with traditional tiling, so it is more pleasing to the eye. Fitted floor to ceiling with no trims or inconspicuous joints, the wall panelling is quick and easy to maintain.
With the range of designs of Nuance available, your bathroom will never look dated. You can contrast natural stone finishes with warm woodgrains for a natural look, or go for a glamourous look by combining a subtle neutral choice with a luxury veined granite effect.
Bushboard’s BB Complete sealant
As sealant has a life span, Bushboard has developed BB Complete, their own bespoke adhesive and sealant which should be used to fit your Nuance wall panels. BB Complete is available in two versions. The installation adhesive is technically superior and must be used to bond the panels to the wall. As this will not be seen, it is available in a cost-effective neutral colour. It’s super strong (having originally been developed for the aircraft industry), flexible, and will not shrink or break down like silicone will. It is a condition of Nuance’s 15 year guarantee, that BB Complete is used to fix the panels in place.
BB Complete Adhesive & Sealant
BB Complete is also available as a sealant in a wide range of colour options to complement all of the Nuance range. It offers superb performance and allows your panels to be joined, bonded and sealed. By uising BB Complete, you’ll have the peace of mind of knowing your panels have a 15 year guarantee.
Types of Nuance Panels
The most versatile of panels ideal for shower enclosures and bath panels. Feature one finished radius edge and one tongue to link to T&G panels.
Size 2420 x 1200mm x 11mm - one finished radius edge and one tongue. Available in 25 ex-stock designs. Weight = 26.0kg.
Tongue and groove panels
T&G panels in 600mm widths offer the flexibility for less waste and less cost. Size 2420 x 600mm x 11mm tongue and groove. Available in 25 ex-stock designs. Weight 13.5 kg.
Tongue and groove panels
T&G panels in 1200mm widths result in less joints, as well as offering the flexibility for less waste and less cost. Size 2420 x 1200mm x 11mm tongue and groove. Available in 25 ex-stock designs. Weight = 26.0 kg.
160mm Finishing panels
This panel allows you to finish a run of T&G panels vertically with a neat postformed edge detail, instead of using extrusions. It can also be used as an upstand. Size 2420 x 160mm x 11mm - one finished radius edge and one tongue. Available in 25 ex-stock designs. Weight = 26.0 kg.
With two pre-finished edges, the ideal panel to finish behind WCs and wash basins. It’s especially good for cloakrooms and en-suites. Size 2420 x 580mm x 11mm with two finished radius edges. Available in 25 ex-stock designs. Weight = 13.5kg.
Questions & Answers
Do I have to use BB Complete and how should it be used?
Yes, you have to use BB Complete adhesive and sealant in order to validate your 15 year guarantee. BB Nuance is Bushboard's neutral quick grab adhesive used for bonding panels to the wall. BB Complete coloured sealant should be used for all joints.
Do I need to use metal trims?
Nuance is unique for being a trim-free system. No trims are required for finishing. The large format panels have a postformed outer edge that means no trims are required for finishing. The tongue and groove panels can be jointed with Bushboard's bespoke adhesive. This gives joints which are 100% watertight & virtually invisible to the eye. Without the need for metal trims to detract from the look, you have the flexibility to create beautiful wetrooms, showers, & family bathrooms in a wide range of stunning styles.
Can I sit the Nuance panel directly onto a shower tray or bath edge?
Yes. Nuance panels must be fitted onto a shower tray or bath edge leaving a 3-5mm gap, which should be filled with a bead of BB Complete coloured sealant.
How much adhesive and sealant is required for one panel?
1 x 290ml tube of adhesive is required to bond a 1200mm panel to the wall. 1 x 290ml tube of sealant contains 20 linear metres at a 5mm bead.
Can I hang wall mounted items to Nuance panels?
Yes, wall mounted items can be hung on to a Nuance panel as long as the fixings go through the panel into a solid wall behind.
Can I use a Nuance panel as a bath panel so it will match the rest of the bathroom?
Yes, visit www.bushboard.co.uk and watch Bushboard's installation video for advice on how to cut a 1200mm postformed panel for this purpose.
Can you butt joint panels together?
Yes, ensure that BB Complete sealant is used to form watertight joints.
Can I fit the Nuance panels to plasterboard?
Yes, as long as the plasterboard is secure, flat, smooth and clean.
Can I apply Nuance panels directly to tiles?
Yes, as long as the tiles are clean, smooth and solid and all existing sealant is removed. The tiles should be scarified with abrasive paper.
How do I clean Nuance panels?
All you need to do is wipe them down with a moist cloth and a mild detergent. Do not use abrasive cleaners and bleaches.
What if my ceiling is taller than the height of the panel?
The maximum height of the panel is 2420mm. If you require taller than this you can butt joint panels, to the top, to achieve the desired height.
Can I use Nuance for floors or ceilings?
Nuance ia a bathroom wall panelling system and therefore can’t be used on floors and ceilings.