How to update paneling

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  • Amanda Amanda on Oct 17, 2017
    Hi Brenda. You can prime and paint the paneling.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Oct 17, 2017
    Paint or white wash it
  • SandyG SandyG on Oct 17, 2017
    Painting is an inexpensive DIY that can update your paneling.
  • Big lulu Big lulu on Oct 17, 2017
    Yes, paint is a quick fix but it's hard to go back if you decide you don't like the paint.
  • Michele Pappagallo Michele Pappagallo on Oct 17, 2017
    One way to update paneling is to paint it. You can fill in the "stripes" first if desired (use spackle or joint compound) or leave them as is to give a beadboard appearance.
  • DesertRose DesertRose on Oct 17, 2017
    We updated our paneling by painting it and adding a border at the top. It was warped and cheap and the painting completely concealed it when we sponge painted 3 colors. No matter what you paint to finish, start with calking between the panels, then paint with Kilz aroma free primer. Then paint it and add a top border if you wish!
  • MagVic Alonzo MagVic Alonzo on Oct 17, 2017
    We painted ours on a home we had and it looked great!
  • Brenda Wargo Brenda Wargo on Oct 17, 2017
    thank you!
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