Ideas for updating paneling

18 Feb

And the bricks are larger than normal – she informs me it is “queen’s brick” that is no longer manufactured and was brought to Nashville from Virginia all those years ago. You will regret it in 10 years.” So how will we lighten up this room and make it feel fresh and current?

“I usually paint it off white and do a very light darker wash over it. Proper steps make for a long lasting paint job.” – Donna A. “My grandma had the cheap, fake “paneling” (a grooved sheet with a woodgrain pattern). “Or fill the lines with joint compound and then texture mine looks great! I painted directly over it with Behr’s Ultra paint (whatever it’s called with the primer in it). It is now beautiful and lightened up my whole life.” – Donna S. “We just did the dark paneling in a house we bought 3 months ago with one coat of primer and two coats of quality paint. “Yes, you can do a white wash…I had hideous paneling in my kitchen, and I bought a huge bucket of drywall compound and slopped it all over the walls. One coat of Kilz, wait the allotted time and then paint with your color of choice. I did this for a store here in South Africa and it turned out great!