Paneling is an inexpensive alternative to refacing interior walls. Though durable, over time it becomes dated and begins to fade. Rather than removing the paneling or drywalling over it, you may elect to paint over it. A problem with painting over paneling is hiding the grooved lines. But the grooves can be hidden to seamlessly paint over to create...

Paneling is an inexpensive alternative to refacing interior walls. Though durable, over time it becomes dated and begins to fade. Rather than removing the paneling or drywalling over it, you may elect to paint over it. A problem with painting over paneling is hiding the grooved lines. But the grooves can be hidden to seamlessly paint over to create...

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If you want to get rid of the grooves in the paneling altogether, simply use spackle or joint compound to fill them, but AFTER the primer coat so the spackle adheres properly. If the finish coat is going to be semi-gloss, the spackle will have to be primed before applying the semi-gloss paint.

If you want to get rid of the grooves in the paneling altogether, simply use spackle or joint compound to fill them, but AFTER the primer coat so the spackle adheres properly. If the finish coat is going to be semi-gloss, the spackle will have to be primed before applying the semi-gloss paint.

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Wood paneling isn't as common as it once was. If your home still has walls covered with wood paneling and you want to paint it, you'll need to fill the cracks wherever two pieces of paneling meet. Drywall joint compound isn't a good idea, because it can crack after it dries; caulk is the best option. Caulk is flexible and will stretch as the...

Wood paneling isn't as common as it once was. If your home still has walls covered with wood paneling and you want to paint it, you'll need to fill the cracks wherever two pieces of paneling meet. Drywall joint compound isn't a good idea, because it can crack after it dries; caulk is the best option. Caulk is flexible and will stretch as the...

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DIY How to paint wood paneling, step by step. 

Additional directions for dealing with fake paneling here: http://www.ehow.com/how_5538795_paint-over-fake-wood-panels.html?ref=Track2&utm_source=ask

DIY How to paint wood paneling, step by step. Additional directions for dealing with fake paneling here: http://www.ehow.com/how_5538795_paint-over-fake-wood-panels.html?ref=Track2&utm_source=ask

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DIY instructions for painting over that ugly wood paneling that it seems every house on the market has in some room! cheap fix that im sure we'll end up doing!

DIY instructions for painting over that ugly wood paneling that it seems every house on the market has in some room! cheap fix that im sure we'll end up doing!

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Going to try this with the paneling on my enclosed porch.  White washing panelled walls.  Bleach first with mix of bleach and water, white wash with half paint half water solution and wipe off.

Going to try this with the paneling on my enclosed porch. White washing panelled walls. Bleach first with mix of bleach and water, white wash with half paint half water solution and wipe off.

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