Installation and Maintenance

Installation and Maintenance

UFP-Edge Timeless shiplap on walls

Do You Need Drywall To Install Shiplap?

Did you know that you don't need drywall to install shiplap? If you're remodeling or building new, try installing shiplap directly to your studs to save on drywall costs. 

Charred Smoke White shiplap accent wall with cognac leather chair, picture frames, and plant

How To Clean Shiplap

Upkeep your shiplap accent walls with these eco-friendly cleaning methods.


UFP-Edge Charred Wood Ash Gray shiplap ceiling install

How to Install Shiplap on Your Ceiling

Learn how to shiplap your ceiling with these installation steps from our collaboration project with Palm Grove Farmhouse.

Screwing in outlet cover over shiplap boards-shiplap install

How to Install Shiplap Around Outlets and Switches

Most walls will have outlets and switches you will need to install around. Follow these simple steps in order to best fit your shiplap. 

Timeless primed shiplap painted greige in bedroom

How to Paint Primed Shiplap

Choose the color of your choice with our Timeless primed shiplap. Learn two different methods for painting primed shiplap.

Marking for studs

Locating and Marking Studs for Shiplap Installation

An accurate marking of your studs will provide an efficient install process for a look that lasts.

Measuring your wall vertically

How To Measure Your Wall For Shiplap Installation

 Measuring your walls is an important first step prior to installing shiplap. Proper wall measurements will allow you to calculate the amount of shiplap you’ll need to obtain the best possible fit.

Using nail gun to board tongue

How to Affix Shiplap

UFP-Edge shiplap can be installed two different ways–using adhesive and nails or just nails depending on the type of shiplap you choose to install and your desired look.

Charred Ash Gray Shiplap Fireplace Living Room

Can you put shiplap around a fireplace?

You might have a shiplap accent wall, but have you ever thought of putting shiplap around your fireplace? Following these guidelines for maximum safety, a fireplace is a stunning place to install shiplap.

Installing UFP-Edge Smoke White Charred Wood shiplap to an accent wall

How much shiplap do I need?

Looking for an easy way to calculate how much shiplap you need for your accent wall or ceiling project? Let us do the math for you by using our coverage calculator.


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