Wall Paneling DisposalThe first thing to do with any remodeling project is to plan for the logistics. Sure, it’s going to involve the materials and final desired look, but you’ve got to think about what it is you’ll do with all the remodeling debris.
Dark wood wall paneling sure had its heyday, and it surely is over! Wall paneling can be tricky to update, and whether you can resurface it by filling in the grooves depends on if your paneling is solid wood or plywood. If the wall has plaster or drywall behind the paneling and the paneling wasn’t glued to the wall surface, you may be able to remove the paneling and rehab the old wall surface using drywall joint compound. —Today’s Homeonwer.comThat’s right. You’ve got to think about all the junk that comes with a renovation, no matter the size. You see, too many people undertake a makeover without proper planning.
DIY Wall Paneling Removal Guide for Avon Park ResidentsOkay, so you’ve decided to get rid of that old wood paneling. Great. But, you’re wondering about any alternatives. Here’s a few suggestions for you to consider:
- Paint over it. While not the most preferred method, it does have its upsides. For instance, this is a low-cost, easy way to deal with old wood paneling. At the very least, it does offer an interesting texture with some color.
- Hang drywall. If the wall is equipped with insulation, then there’s no reason you can’t improve it’s look and energy efficiency. Hang drywall over it to conceal it and provide a new, clean surface.
- Stain or wallpaper it. Instead of painting, you can stain it to give it a different look.This probably isn’t your first choice but it’s always possible to wallpaper over it and just cover it up.
- Plaster over it. Instead of taking it down and replacing it, there’s the possibility of just plastering or dry-walling over it. This is more work but still less than tearing it down and replacing it.