Common questions

What is the trim on walls called?

What is the trim on walls called?

Baseboard: Also called wall base, this moulding is applied around the lower perimeter of the room along a finished floor.

What is a trim board?

Trim boards, also called molding pieces, gracefully cover joints between different surfaces and materials. The most common applications are casings around windows and doors and base moldings at the bottom of a wall. Moldings are sold in a wide variety of patterns from simple to ornate.

What is trim on baseboard called?

Wainscoting is a decorative moulding that can be installed between a baseboard and a chair or picture rail. Panel moulding is used to frame wall paneling and add a decorative touch to traditional wainscoting. Board and batten refers to a wall trim piece used to cover the joints between two pieces of paneling.

How do I choose wall trim?

If you have higher ceilings, you generally want to use a taller baseboard, and if you are doing crown molding, it should be the same height as your base. Personally, I prefer taller baseboards and wider casings around doors and windows. I don’t like to go less than 5 1/2 inches on base and 3 1/3 on doors and windows.

Are baseboards and door trim the same?

Baseboard is the wood (or other material) board that runs between the floor and the wall. Trim is a broad term that encompasses baseboard and other trim throughout the home.

Is door trim the same as floor trim?

The door trim is also designed to draw interest towards the door, whereas baseboards don’t do that. Casing, or molding (the same thing, can be called different names depending on their current use), is usually ⅝ by 2 ¼ inches, can either be placed on a door frame, or on the floor as baseboards.

What is the difference between baseboards and trim?

Who is wallboard trim and tool in Canada?

Wallboard Trim & Tool is a wholesale distributor of products for the drywall and finishing industry for building supply dealers across Canada.

How big are the trim boards at Menards?

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What can you use particle board for instead of plywood?

Unlike plywood, it won’t bow or warp, but it can swell when exposed to moisture. Particle board is typically used to build furniture, as an underlayment or as substrate for countertops.

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