19 March, 2020
Decisions, decisions, when it comes to picking your new wooden floor and all the fittings that come with it, you have to make many decisions to have a floor not only beautiful and attractive but also a durable and solid construction. Taking into account the type of mouldings for wooden floors, when buying your wooden floor it is a very important step before installation that will give the whole room a finished and steady appearance. The term "moulding" refers not only to the baseboards but also to more options like that, for example, flights of stairs, carpet reducers, end caps, quarter-turn mouldings and more.
Today we are going to share with you everything you need to know about all the wood floor trim options available in the marketplace so you can make sure you have bought all the accessories you need before installing your wood floor. Floor mouldings are usually made of pine, oak or medium density fiberboards and these are the 6 types of mouldings to consider:
These mouldings are used on doors between adjoining wooden floors. They are important, so be sure to choose them correctly because they will ensure the fluently and beautiful transition from one room to another. These mouldings can also be used for the transition from wood to another hard surface floor and not only from wood to wood.
Carpet reducers and end caps
Pretty the same like T-moldings, carpet reducers and end caps are used for an easy transition and even from hardwood floors to carpets in an adjacent room or hallway.
Hard surface reducers
Hard surface reducers are also very similar to T-moldings because they are used for the transition from hardwood floors to other hard surface floors, but when one of the floors is at a different height.
It is used to achieve a finished, uniform and uniform appearance on the steps and stairs. They also have non-slip properties and add a lot of comfort and convenience.
Quarter round mouldings
Quarter round mouldings are also called shoe mouldings. These are used for decorative coverage of expansion spaces that are left intentionally during the installation process of the wooden floor to allow the wood to expand and contract due to the natural effect of moisture and moisture without breaking the wooden boards and planks. Quarter turn mouldings are excellent for covering expansion gaps next to baseboards and also for box and step products.
Of course, we cannot skip the most popular type of mouldings: the baseboards. The baseboards are other decorative feature that is excellent for covering the unfinished wall, where the floor is installed. The sockets also save the bottom of the wall from everything that can cause dents, scratches and other imperfections.