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09:50AM | 12/26/08
Member Since: 05/12/03
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I’m thinking of replacing the carpet in a room that has paneling on one wall. Since it will be impossible to exactly match the paneling, should the flooring be slightly darker or slightly lighter than the paneling?

The paneling is some sort of pine or light oak with not much red in it if at all.


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06:09PM | 12/27/08
Member Since: 12/26/08
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My husband is a painter by trade, the house we purchased had paneling in the living room, he took some texture and filed in the seams and evened out the paneling he let that dry and the primed all the paneling with kiltz and let that dry then took texture thinned it out a little and rolled on the walls and took a texture brush and stomped it let it dry and then painted you would never know that i have paneling in my living room now.

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