but yes, you could finish it with wood afterwards, and here is a link to a page that may help for choosing a wood type, it is about installing wood ceilings and cost compared to drywall. you will see several types of wood, i think the lightest may be birch or maple, but maple can often come with some beautiful but dark streaks through it.
depends, i always preferred drywall as opposed to paneling but if the paneling is over plaster and the plaster is in terrible condition removing the plaster and installing new drywall can be a nightmare you may have to rewire and replumb the whole house if you are getting inspections done, so take one room or even one wall at a time, if you
if you are doing the work yourself, do yourself a favor and find the studs in the walls and simply nail the paneling to the wall, do not use glue of any kind. you might have to buy a couple of extra sheets of paneling to do it this way, but it is a much cheaper alternative to replacing the drywall when you have to rip out the paneling for the
is there any difference in how bass is absorbed with drywall vs. wood paneled walls? my current tracking room is all wood paneling and sounds much better than the tracking room at my old house which was drywall. current tracking room is also rectangular and about three times as large. is it the shape/size or the paneling that cause the improvement?
ditch the drywall hanging plywood ceiling panels: after remodeling my house i can say with certainty, hanging drywall sucks. the sirens call of diy videos makes hanging sheet rock out to be an easy dream. the limited hand tools promise a simple and quick job. it's neither simple, nor quick. drywa
advice needed for basement renovation : panels vs drywall discussion in 'the pub' started by strat-mangler, nov 27, 2012. page 1 of 2 1 for our cottage. nice to know they offer something other than the faux-wood veneer panels in any case, a fire-proof product is always preferable. penguin basement systems wall panels:
putting drywall over thin wood paneling may cause the new wall to jut beyond door and window jambs. consider alternatives such as painting wood paneling or filling in the seams with spackle. if you still want drywall, adjustments to the jambs should be made after the drywall is installed
then attach your wood over the drywall. all house interiors must be covered with a non-flammable wall material like drywall or plaster. its meant to keep fire contained to a room as much as possible, and to keep fire outside of walls and joist bays. however, you are allowed to then cover the walls with wood or anything else.
drywall vs. plywood for walls by chris moore save; drywall and plywood are the two primary materials for constructing walls in homes. plywood is made up of three or more sheets of composite wood that are pressed together to make a large sheet that is usually a 1/2-inch thick. paneling vs. drywall 5 how to thicken latex paint 6
wood paneling. real wood is still used in a wide number of construction projects, and it is still popular in the industry as a consumer favorite. while wood paneling is heavier and sometimes less affordable than drywall, it can add a stylish touch to your home while offering an unmatched amount of sturdiness. wahoo walls.
the best option may come down to preferences and budget. the least expensive option between drywall and beadboard is paneling, which is easier to install and less costly per-square foot. however, consider the quality prior to installation, as it sometimes is not worth the savings to have low quality drywall or beadboard.
the darker colors in wood may also give a more closed-in, cave-like feeling when compared with drywall's light-reflective character. still, drywall and wood paneling sometimes go well together. one collaborative option involves installing drywall covered with wood paneling, thus gaining the advantages of both.
if you're paneling your basement walls, both drywall and wood panels have their fair share of advantages and disadvantages. find out about drywall versus wood panels for basement walls with help
i'm my case, behind the cheap wood panels were two layers of very old wallpaper. i did drywall over the wallpaper, no problem. however, there was some damage to the ceilings in the demo so i had to do some additional drywall i wasn't expecting. i had to redo all window, door, and baseboard trim because drywall was thicker than the wood paneling.
hi, what are the advantages and disadvantages of using beadboard for ceilings in construction vs drywall? tx mauinurse. drywall ceilings are inexpensive, but they can sag and support mold growth, and they're less effective for soundproofing than other options.
plywood and drywall walls offer significant differences when it comes to aesthetic appeal. with plywood, walls have a natural wood grain pattern that lends texture and warmth to a space.
for us, there is just something so classic, warming and beautiful about wood siding in the home. but above and beyond the beauty, there are some big advantages to choosing shiplap vs. drywall. 4 great reasons to use shiplap vs. drywall 1 installs quickly. one of the biggest advantages of shiplap is how quickly and easily it installs.
there is a definite time factor when considering the cost of t and g vs. drywall in a modular structure. factor 3: real wood without real logs . if youre attracted to the rustic nature of log cabins or log homes, then t and g will likely be your choice for interior walls and ceilings. generally, our customers want the natural, unstained look.
the cost of prefinished wall paneling can vary wildly. cheap 3/16 inch fake wood or patterned panels can cost around $10 per panel. a decent real wood veneer can soar to $40 each. it is common practice to put paneling over drywall. two main reasons for that are fire rating and ability to spread adhesive evenly so panels don't bulge between studs.