Removing Wall Panelling

How is the best way to remove old wall panelling so it can be reused? Thanks.
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was popular 30 years ago, or the modern pressboard with a printed faux wood layer? Nailed or glued?
Speaking in general terms- T&G, maybe, especially if it was only tongue nailed. Open up an edge, probably by pulling the trim off a door, and start gently poking around with flat prybars. You won't save all of it, but you may get enough to make the labor worthwhile. Older sheet stuff, if it was nailed only, you may be able to drive the nails through with a prick punch, and come up with some reusable material. Newer 'fake' paneling was probably applied with construction adhesive, and you are probably SOL for any salvage. It'll come off in chunks.
Are you opening a wall to insulate/wire stuff, or are you stripping an old house for reusable materials? Unless the stuff is absolutely drop-dead gorgeous and/or you have lots of extra time you are turning into sweat equity, expect to get quickly discouraged. Demo for reuse is a LOT more labor-intensive than straight demo. I have done both. I'd go to the lumberyard and cost out new equivilent material before you start- it may be a no-brainer.
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