Thanks for the advice Square Eye.
We ripped the paneling off one wall because it was in a bad condition. As expected behind it is a thinly painted concrete wall with a grid of dried glue. We tried chipping the glue (slow work) and sanding away the bumps (more slow work), then applying primer...
We have the same problem and from this thread looks like painting is a reasonable and fast way to disguise the paneling.
I have a question though -- our paneling is not real boards, it's just a think wooden particle board with thin strips of wood on top. I call it (rightly or...
The pics look great -- I'll definitely be doing that with the other rooms to save time.
I asked a friend and he said it's going to be hard to rip the paneling off and still have an even wall even after spackle. Looks like I'd have to get drywall installed over the mess.
Howdy from Australia --
I'm pretty new at DIY so please be patient :)
Just bought a house that needs some cosmetic makeover.
The rooms have faux wooden paneling. Don't like the look so I want to rip them off the paint over them. Then I saw this post...