Anyway to smooth beadboard flat

jerrittMarch 23, 2012

I am doing some work in my 1910's house. In an addition added in the 50's which included a large kitchen and bedroom, there is floor to ceiling and the entire ceilings covered with beadboard. The kitchen is painted the bedroom is bare and a little distressed. I could give it a good cleaning and varnish and it would come out ok, but I'm not too big on beadboard(especially all walls and ceiling) is there a good way to fill in the grooves and smooth it flush to paint? Or might be cheaper to just drywall.

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paintguy22

Drywall for sure. It's more than just a matter of money too. Not only will filling all those grooves be very labor intensive but the seams in the beadboard can still crack after you paint it.

    Bookmark   March 24, 2012 at 2:38AM
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Jumpilotmdm

1/4" drywall.

    Bookmark   March 24, 2012 at 11:31AM
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