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.
ark 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 HomeownerThat’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.
Wakulla Springs Wall Paneling Removal and DisposalNow, let’s get to the wall paneling removal part of the equation. Don’t make the mistake of just hammering into it to tear it down. Instead, take precautions and start by turning off the power to any outlets in the walls by shutting off the circuit breaker(s) on the main electrical panel. Then, you can opt to do one of the following, which might not require uninstalling it:
- Paint over it. One option is to simply paint over it and cover it up to give it a whole new look. It sounds like too-easy a way out but it does work and it’s definitely a lot less work.
- 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. Rather than 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.