Wood paneling and faux wood paneling was a popular wall option decades ago, and many homes still sort these outdated looks. Homeowners with wood paneling know just how dark and dreary it can make a home. Those with wood paneling are constantly looking for ways to update and brighten up their space. Painted paneling is probably the best solution for this, especially if you’re on a budget!
Painting wood paneling is something that many homeowners are actually a little nervous about. However, it’s a much easier task than most people might realize. A good primer can take care of many problems that come with painting wood paneling before they even begin. Primer can create a smooth surface for the paint to adhere and block out many of the stains that can bleed through the paint from the paneling.
If you’re still not quite convinced about painting wood paneling, take a look at these beautiful rooms with painted paneling and decide for yourself!
1. Off-White Painted Paneling
An off-white paint can do wonders in a room with wood paneling. It’s not as stark as pure white, but it can really brighten things up!