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Diane5045
Marlite Paneling

Is it possible to paint Marlite paneling? Thx!!:confused:

A. Spruce
Re: Marlite Paneling

What have you got and what are you trying to accomplish?

Sombreuil_mongrel
Re: Marlite Paneling

It should be. Make sure it's clean, Scuff sand, shellac based primer, and there you are. Marlite IIRC is a factory-applied paint on masonite. Like Abitibi board.
S_M

A. Spruce
Re: Marlite Paneling
Sombreuil_mongrel wrote:

Marlite IIRC is a factory-applied paint on masonite. Like Abitibi board.
S_M

No, Marlite is more like thick Formica. It was commonly used in commercial bathrooms before FRP became popular. I've used it many times for residential shower/bath surround. It is far more durable than vinyl coated masonite, and only slightly more expensive.

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