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Fresh and refinished: how Belbien is giving old surfaces new life

Belbien wall vinyl is an innovative architectural film that lets you transform any smooth surface with an endless selection of patterns. Plus it’s environmentally conscious.

Fresh and refinished: how Belbien is giving old surfaces new life

For one reason or another, commercial spaces can become outdated or no longer function efficiently, calling for a major space overhaul. However, space renovations, regardless of their scale, can be very time consuming, costly and wasteful. Millions of tonnes of construction and demolition waste go to Australian landfills annually, and millions more in dollars are lost in new materials, furniture and fittings that may go out of style within a few years.

With modern trends demanding upscale finishes, creating a truly unique look with minimal economic and environmental cost requires finding new, innovative ways to give old surfaces new life. Belbien wall vinyl, distributed by Polyflor Australia, offers an exciting solution that lets you recreate almost any surface to resemble other natural or synthetic finishes, transforming interior and exterior spaces with a fresh look.

What is Belbien?

Belbien wall vinyl is an architectural film made from PVC and other synthetic engineering plastics that is easily applied to smooth curved or flat surfaces – both indoors and outdoors –  including metal, HPL (high pressure laminate), glass, PVC, melamine, Sintra, and many more. Belbien can also be used on porous surfaces if they are well sealed prior to applying the architectural film.

Offering a solution for every project, the range maintains over 83 Belbien patterns, simulating timber, metallics, leathers, whiteboard, abstract and linen. Belbien also provides the ability for customers to match their existing surfaces with custom patterns and colours.

Featuring an air-release pressure-activated adhesive backing that eliminates the need for curing, Belbien wall vinyl allows you to modernise a space with very little downtime or area disruption. It can be applied to many 2D surfaces, from metal elevator doors to high-pressure laminate countertops, and its superior flexibility allows for it to be smoothed over angled surfaces without the need for special equipment or cutting. Many Belbien patterns also offer the flexibility to achieve a seamless finish over curved surfaces.

Go green by refreshing existing surfaces

Belbien wall vinyl is a sustainable design solution that avoids major remodelling and renovation costs. By letting you refresh existing surfaces rather than discarding them, it lets you keep existing substrates out of landfill thus reducing pollution, emissions and waste.

Further enhancing its sustainability credentials, Belbien wall vinyl possesses a proven track record of durability. With 8.3 mil thick PVC Belbien has a Group 2 fire rating for use in Australia, making it the perfect solution for most areas in Commercial Buildings. Due to its superior water resistance, it can be used in bathroom and exterior applications where other common types of wallpaper or wall covering cloth cannot be used. Belbien products are also fire and smoke rated, making these vinyl films the perfect solution in public areas.

Avoiding demolition costs and the resources needed for major space overhauls, Belbien’s finishes can be easily updated in line with changing tastes at minimal cost and downtime. Belbien wall vinyl is currently used in a variety of property types and applications, including residential homes, large-scale commercial buildings, architectural signage, hotels, casinos, schools and cruise ships. Belbien wall vinyl is available from Polyflor Australia and comes with a 5-year warranty. 

For more information about this versatile architectural finish, visit the Polyflor Australia website here.


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