remove paneling


  #1  
Old 04-07-06, 02:44 PM
R
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 1
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
remove paneling

I am new to this forum and not even sure if I am in the correct area. I need to remove paneling from my living room walls that have been glued on. The paneling is cheap and pulling away from the walls. Doesn't look like the drywall is damaged. Short on cash so, I can't put alot of money into this project. I thought about some kind of textured painting to hid the glue. Any ideas or suggestions would be helpfull.
Thanks
Rhonda
 
  #2  
Old 04-07-06, 03:10 PM
B
Member
Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: United States
Posts: 2,484
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
Better to remove the glue and repair the drywall than to try to cover up the glue.
What have you tried to remove the glue?
A sander and fine grit make take off a lot of it.
 
  #3  
Old 04-10-06, 06:38 PM
prowallguy's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 2,510
Upvotes: 0
Received 2 Upvotes on 2 Posts
The glue could possibly eat away at the new paint. I agree, remove the old adhesive.
 
  #4  
Old 04-11-06, 07:09 PM
M
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA - N.E.Tn
Posts: 45,693
Received 840 Upvotes on 737 Posts
Removing the glue doesn't cost much $ just requires a lot of elbow grease. It will also make for a better looking job.
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: