Painting paneling – Easily and inexpensively add an architectural detail and interest in a room with wainscoting. Many types of sockets are supplied as panels finished in white or cream ready to install product that does not need painting. If you want to change the look of your wainscoting with an updated accent or color, or have unfinished wainscoting, you can simply paint the wall panels, as wainscoting panels are made of wood. With the right tools and a little time, anyone who is comfortable painting a wall panels can be painted wainscoting.
Painting paneling, fill the nail holes visible from installing wood baseboards with caulk and spatula. Slide the putty knife over the hole several times to remove excess grout from the surface. Sand the entire surface of the wainscoting with sandpaper fine grain. Clean wainscoting a tack cloth, removing all dust particles.
Painting paneling, line the wall above the wainscoting with masking tape. Press the tape firmly against the wall. The bottom of the tape must touch but do not overlap, the upper edge of wainscoting. Apply a coat of primer to the surface with a brush wainscoting. Let the primer dry 24 hours. Apply a coat of paint to the wainscoting on the primer with a brush.