Wood Paneling DisposalFor the most part, getting rid of old wood paneling isn’t usually all that difficult. But, all the stuff that goes with it is — that will pose a significant challenge. This is due to the fact that insulation, electrical wiring, and other materials must be dealt with in different ways. Some are recyclable while others aren’t. That’s why a junk removal service is so helpful because you don’t have to deal with it.
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.comAdditionally, if there are other materials, your amount of clean up work is a lot more difficult. It’s just a matter of simple arithmetic, when you increase the amount of material, there’s more debris to clean up and haul off. So, have an actionable plan ready-to-go.
Hemet Wood Paneling Updating OptionsOkay, 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. 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.
- 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.
- Stain to refinish. Instead of painting, you can stain it to give it a different look.
- Hang wallpaper over it. This probably isn’t your first choice but it’s always possible to wallpaper over it and just cover it up.