Baseboard Molding - Molding for Home Décor
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Baseboard Molding - Molding for Home Décor

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Baseboard molding is a visual and physical connection linking walls and adjacent flooring, window casings, and doors that provide a finishing touch of class to your dream home serving some important purposes in construction too. Baseboard moldings are of various types and materials that may be selected keeping in mind the need for particular installation. It is usually wooden or vinyl board covering the bottom line of the interior wall and its main purpose is to cover the joint between the bottom wall surface and the edges of the floor.

Ø  Types of Baseboard Molding:

•    Medium density fiberboard (MDF) is the universal type of baseboard molding. It is manufactured from a wood product, which is prepared by combining wood fibers together by the pressure treatment. The main advantage is that MDFs are cheaper in terms of cost than others and can be easily painted as desirable though it has no natural wood grain and it does not look good when stained during installation.

•    Pine Molding: This type of molding is manufactured from pine trees have the look of real wood. The structure of pinewood gives it a consistency where few parts of the molding may be harder as compared to others that give it a spotted appearance when stained or varnished. Pine molding is less expensive to that of the natural woods.

•    Oak Baseboard Molding: Oak is an excellent baseboard trim molding choice, which is more expensive than pine molding where the natural wood is to be varnished and stained. The advantage of using oak baseboard molding is the oak can be stained to match the flooring. Hardwoods of oak are easily available at the suppliers.

•    Vinyl Baseboard Molding: It is one another type of baseboard molding available and is mostly used in utility rooms and basements in residential installations. This molding is available in rolls and is installed with the help of very strong glue. While installing crown molding, one should keep in mind that the working area shall be well ventilated.

•    Flat Baseboard Molding: This type of baseboard molding is completely flat on the front and usually comes in different heights ranging from three and a half inches to four and a half inches. Such baseboard moldings can be used in almost all style of homes whether they are with or without crown molding.

Ø  The function of baseboard molding:

A Baseboard covers the joint of the link between edges of the floor and wall surface, which is generally of three to five inches in height. Baseboard molding also makes a smooth transition between the wall surface and floor edges. In certain laminated type flooring, baseboard-molding cover up the gaps between the laminate strips and the wall surface.

Ø  Construction of baseboard molding:

Baseboard moldings are constructed from various materials and each of them has their own strengths and weaknesses. Hence, while selecting or installing the baseboards molding proper care should be taken for the project. 

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