MDF beadboard installation has beadboard walls easier than traditional beadboard. Traditional beadboard is installed in several small strips, while MDF beadboards can be installed in large sheets are easily glued and nailed into place.
Instructions to install MDF beadboard: remove the trim and the existing sockets from the room with bar hammer and crowbar with care. Adjust the molding aside for re-installation after installing beadboard. Turn off the power to the room.
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Find the studs in the wall with stud finder. Mark the wall where the studs. Decide how high the beadboard will be installed on the wall. Measure the wall. Place 1/4-inch MDF beadboard panel backside-up on the ground or workbench. Measure the size beadboard panel. Cut the beadboard.
Spaces cut out electrical outlets. Apply adhesive panels on the back of the MDF beadboard in an “S”. Place the paneling on the wall. Leave 1/4-inch space between the panels and the floor to allow for expansion. Key panels in place with nail gun.
Install chair rail above the MDF beadboard. Parts cut on miter saw corners positioned at an angle of 45. Reinstall the socket molding in the back of the room. Nail holes with putty filling plaster. Allow the putty to dry. Paint the beadboard and chair rail.