What is a baseboard, and how to select an accurate baseboard?
To All Our Valued Customers, Over the past few years, the Covid 19 Pandemic has forced us to adapt and change the way we do things on a day-to-day basis. Florida Lumber is no exception. To make sure that we remain strong and competitive in the market for the years to come, Florida Lumber has had to adjust and change our vision for the future. In the last 2 years, we have stopped selling Sheetrock and drywall products, roofing felt and roofing materials, and have even closed on Saturdays.
Over the last few months, we have been transitioning our way out of the door supply business so on August 31, 2022, our door shop will stop assembling doors. We will continue liquidating our doors from inventory until we are out of material.
Some customers have asked if we are closing or even moving locations. To set the story straight, we are not closing or selling the business and we are not moving. These changes are all part of our new vision and path to continue serving South Florida and increasing our footprint in the construction supply industry.
Our focus is going to be on Lumber, Construction Materials, Rebar Fabrication and Rebar Accessories. As we have liquidated some of the items that we don’t sell anymore we have created more space to buy a larger volume of our core items and pass on the savings to our customers.
In the next year you will start seeing changes that will help improve our ability to serve you, our customers. We appreciate your business and your patience as Florida Lumber’s new vision becomes reality.
A Todos Nuestros Valiosos Clientes En los ultimos anos, la pandemia de el Virus (Covid 19) nos ha forzado a adaptarnos y cambiar la forma de hacer cosas en el dia a dia. Florida Lumber no ha sido una excepcion.
Para asegurarnos de mantenernos fuertes y competitivos en el mercado en los anos venideros, Florida Lumber ha tenido que ajustar y cambiar nuestra vision para el futuro. En los dos ultimos anos hemos dejado de vender los productos de yeso (sheetrock), paneles de yeso (drywall), tela asfaltica (roofing felt), materiales de techo y cerramos los Sabados. En los ultimos meses, hemos estado en transicion para salir del negocio de suministro de puertas, en Agosto 31, del 2022 nuestra tienda de puertas dejara de construir y/o cortar puertas. Vamos a continuar liquidando nuestro inventario de puertas haste que terminemos todo el material. Algunos de nuestros clientes han preguntado si estamos cerrando o si nos estamos moviendo a otra localidad. La verdad es que no estamos cerrando, no estamos vendiendo y no estamos cambiando de localidad. Estos cambios son todos parte de nuestra nueva vision y camino a continuar sirviendo al estado sur de la Florida y incrementar nuestras huellas en la industria de suministros de construccion.
paneles de yeso (drywall), tela asfaltica (roofing felt), materiales de techo y cerramos los Sabados.
En los ultimos meses, hemos estado en transicion para salir del negocio de suministro de puertas, en Agosto 31, del 2022 nuestra tienda de puertas dejara de construir y/o cortar puertas.
Vamos a continuar liquidando nuestro inventario de puertas haste que terminemos todo el material. Algunos de nuestros clientes han preguntado si estamos cerrando o si nos estamos moviendo a otra localidad.
La verdad es que no estamos cerrando, no estamos vendiendo y no estamos cambiando de localidad. Estos cambios son todos parte de nuestra nueva vision y camino a continuar sirviendo al estado sur de la Florida y incrementar nuestras huellas en la industria de suministros de construcción.
Baseboards are very often used while designing the interior of any building today, as they help with protecting the walls as well as hiding any imperfections of the wall or floor. Adding Baseboard trim to interior walls is a straightforward, effective, and cost-efficient technique of adding value to homes. But sometimes, people find it hard when it comes to selecting the right baseboards. In this article, we will help you know more about how to choose the right baseboard.
What do you mean by baseboard?
Baseboards are wooden boards that run among the wall or floor, and are usually between 3’-8" and arrives in various varieties of materials. Where the base of the baseboard finishes, the floor starts. They mainly cover the lower part of the inner wall, and it helps protect the walls from damages caused by scratches from pets and vacuum cleaner attachments. In addition, there are mainly two features to combine that is to match colors or textures of floors with baseboards.
Why does one need a Baseboard?
Baseboards give a visual advantage to the room, the main motive of baseboards is more than aesthetic, and they are utilized to protect drywalls. Baseboards are specifically used to protect the junction between the floor and the wall. There are a lot of advantages to the baseboard, hence they have become a popular choice for interiors. Are you planning to install a baseboard but are confused as to which one to pick, here are some steps to follow.
Follow these steps to choose the suitable baseboard
Select the accurate baseboards based upon numerous aspects like the style of the home, your ceiling tallness, budget, or your preference for the material.
Think about the requirements of the room of your home. For instance, if your home design is traditional, then go for angular baseboards; if it's more colonial, then go for ornate curves. A vinyl cover is not a good choice for the living room; however, it is an ideal choice for the kitchen or bathroom.
Choose baseboard material that matches your previous style. So take an existing baseboards piece to the house improvement center for identification; if you are unsure, then it is a good idea to choose. In addition to this, primarily, Baseboards are prepared from MDF (Medium-density grade fiberboard) that is least expensive or is accessible in most profiles or styles. It is typically painting as it does not have grain, and it may not stain.
Choosing the suitable Baseboard Material
The choice of the material you select for baseboards is based upon your room, like the wood baseboard is fantastic for rooms with wooden floors. Most of the house proprietors pick wood, MDF (medium-density fiberboard), or PVC for their material of Baseboards. Every alternative has various advantages. When you choose a wooden baseboard, you can stain it with paint to give it a natural wood look, however, the price of a wooden baseboard may vary a lot. It is advisable if you are changing only a few of the baseboards, then match the style or material of the latest baseboard with the previous one in a home.
Make a decision on how tall the Baseboards must be if you are changing the existing Baseboards. To find out the tallness of baseboards, then look at the casings, they are the molding around windows or doors, you have to make sure your baseboard is greater than the casing's width. A good rule of thumb is, if you have an 8-foot wall, then keep the baseboard between 3 or 5 inches long.
Pick the style that you love and then make a decision, and you must be sure you match your baseboard to your home's character, for instance, if you live in a Victorian house, then you may pick elaborate molding, whereas the modern house is better suitable to plain plank.
Choosing Baseboard Molding Height
There are some points regarding selecting a baseboard molding height, such as below:
Firstly measure your room and calculate how many linear feet of baseboards you would be required to buy. Set your financial plan, and baseboard moldings rated by linear foot.
Consider the home style and if you don't know about the style of your house, then look in magazines to find out which style is best or matches your house.
Measure the room height with measuring tape, if the room has a small ceiling, stick with a small baseboard, and if long, then you would stick with long. Taller moldings may overpower the room and are more suitable in rooms.
Baseboards or moldings must be almost 6 inches in tallness with high ceilings.
Choosing Baseboard color
The classical technique is to utilize the white for trim or ceiling baseboards and then paint the wall. Wood stains or white are ordinary choices, but there are also other options to choose from. Another choice, especially for hardwood baseboards, is matching the floor, finishing or staining them in a similar color as the floors. If you want to go for a niche look of wood, try Walnut or cherry based upon how dark or light of stain you are looking for, as white is an ordinary and well-known color of baseboard for the rooms with flooring that is carpet, wood, ceramic tile, and stone tile.
Lastly, you should review your financial plan for the project and, to secure cash, pick the standard in stock style in material that is ideal for painting. It is essential to think about your budget while selecting baseboards.
It can be concluded that choosing Baseboards are not difficult if you follow all the tips mentioned above, you may easily select Baseboards. In addition, the need for baseboards is increasing as it has many advantages. It is essential to set your budget then initiate with style or looks and color. As a result, follow the above steps and get more knowledge about these Baseboards.
Have you made your decision? Check out our website Florida Lumber to find a variety of baseboards.