How-to-install-paneling-over-cement-walls, installing wall wood paneling over a cement wall is a great way to improve the appearance of the walls. this installation can be completed in one day and is fairly easy. follow the steps outlined below. step 1 - prepare the walls properly. How to install paneling on masonry walls. masonry walls, typically concrete or concrete block, are boring, gray masses that you can improve and enliven with the addition of wood paneling. paneling ..., before installing paneling to a concrete or brick wall, first remove all dirt, dust and debris from the wall. a clean surface increases the bonding strength between the panels and wall.