Beadboard paneling has a number of functional and decorative uses around the home. It can add details, character and style and also covers errors in walls and ceilings. Beadboard is easy to install and are manufactured in a variety of materials from pine to medium density fiberboard to PVC, and it works with a cottage-style setting as well as traditional decoration.
Beadboard paneling installed to fit under kitchen cabinets as a bench gives a kitchen a cozy cottage or country feel. Primed and painted tongue and groove planks behind the sink gives clean lines while standing up to the normal water and scrubbing in this area. Trim beadboard panels with shoes or screen casting, and paint with glossy or semi-glossy latex paint to do the bench pop with color.
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Dress up normal bathroom walls by installing tongue and groove beadboard panel wainscoting. You can also install beadboard paneling along the top wall of the bath. Chair rail molding and baseboards add a finishing touch. Prime boards, to caulk between the joints and paint with glossy varnish ward off mildew in a high humidity. If you do not want to invest money in a brand new kitchen, update the look of cabinet doors with tongue and groove beadboard. Create inserts by attaching beadboard to the center of the cabinet, and trim around the perimeter of the closet with molding. Apply arch or cathedral casting for a more vintage look and flat casting for a cottage look.