Give Your House a New Look with Baseboard Molding
When the things come to deal with baseboard molding it is very choosy and challenging. A wooden board material running along the wall. It’s not that much big in an architecture that notices at the first impression. It is very small and gives the catchy look to the wall, but if you want the different and stylish baseboard style, you have to discreetly change the outlook of the house. In the styles of the house, baseboards molding plays an important role when it comes to giving an attractive look. Applying baseboards molding depends on many things. The very first thing is the budget. Alteration of the existing baseboard by adding the few inches on both the side gave an attractive look just needed to modify the previous baseboard and paint the wall.
Modern Baseboard Molding Styles
Majority of people think that a baseboard is not a good investment for a modern house. Combining some designs together to create a new attractive design is a great choice as it makes the room more stylish.
There are four trim baseboard styles you need to introduce before choosing baseboard for your walls. The major factors people use while buying:- Shapes, accounts, and manufacturers.
Three-Inch Rounded or Stepped Wall trim
People mostly like the rounded and tipped trip kind of wall design in the house. Stepped Wall trim is quite popular these days. It is the most common and cheapest trim wood when compared to others. The general dimension of this trim is rounded in shape and about 3 to 3 with fifty percent inches tall and 5/8 inch to 7/8 inch wide.
Apartment Wall Molding trim
This trim comes with 2 different elevations. For fast and easy installation there are the 3 ½ inches and the 4 ½ inches. When compared to other options, this trim has more functionality because its more flexible and can apply to almost any type of house design without crown molding.
Mid-Height Baseboard Trim
The range of this baseboard style is from 4 to 5, and 50 % inches in tall and 5/8 inches wide.
The design looks more decorative. The price of this trim is based upon height.
Taller Baseboard trim
To give your home a visual declaration taller baseboard trim is one of the best options. It gives a different look to your house when you decide to renovate with this detail. As compared to other trims this is the most expensive one.
• Need for crown molding installation
You could install crown molding using a hammer, handsaw, and a meter box. But we strongly suggest you use a miter saw and brad nailer. These tools make the work faster as well as they provide better results.
•Apply masking tape to walls
You’ll need to marks at studs and ceiling joists so that you have an idea where to drive nails. Most carpenters would put the marks directly on the walls and ceilings and hide them with paint later.
• Work on one wall and one direction
Installing crown molding it first makes the easier because the first piece has square cuts at both ends no coping. A long piece of molding is hard to measure and cut accurately.
Required Tools for this Project:
• Air compressor
• Air hose
• Brad nail gun
• Coping saw
• Miter saw
• Tape measure
• Utility knife