Diy basement wall panels – To end wall panels in the basement, choose a special preparation and implementation strategy based on the specific composition and condition of the panels. While wood panel provides various finishing options, vinyl, plastic, and fiberglass panels are only suitable for painted surfaces. Furthermore, wood paneling requires far less preparation than vinyl, plastic and fiberglass panels, which will shed its new colors unless adequate preparation strategies used prior to application.
Sand the vinyl and plastic basement wall panels to stimulate utilization of adhesion by sanding them with 220-grit sandpaper. Use 300-grit sandpaper to sand fiberglass panels. Skip this step if the diy basement wall panels are made of wood. Cover the floor in the basement wall panels with fabric dropcloths.
Finally, coat basement wall panels with latex primer, with a rolling pin. Smooth the wet primer with a brush. Wait two hours for the primed panels basement wall to dry. Wash painting tools with water. Cover the basement wall panels primed with a satin latex paint, with a rolling pin. Smooth out the wet paint, using a brush. Wait two hours for the finished diy basement wall panels to dry. Apply another coat of primer showing through.