To give your new laminate floor a professionally
finished look, you need the right
trims and moldings. Here’s how to figure out what
you need: Walk around your room and notice all the places
where your new floor will meet another floor. These are
called flooring transitions. Most transitions occur at doorways,
but there are other transitions that require stair-nosings,
reducers, baseboards and quarter round.
trims and moldings are made to match the laminate flooring
you’ve selected. To select the proper trims and moldings
for your new floor, go to your product page and find the
matching trims and moldings listed at the bottom.
On this page you’ll find examples of the typical
trims and moldings that are used with laminate flooring.
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experienced flooring specialists are standing by to help
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round is used to conceal small irregularities
in your floor. There are always some places where
the floor dips slightly, causing a gap where the
laminate floor meets the wall. Quarter round is
installed by pressing it down against the floor
and nailing or stapling it tightly to the wall or
baseboard so it covers up these gaps. Quarter round
always creates a smooth edge and a nice visual touch.
It also makes your floor easier to clean.
is used to create a little ramp that smoothes over
the height difference between floors of different
nose is used to create a smooth transition
between a laminate floor and carpet or a sliding
glass door. Square nose pieces may also be
referred to as a baby threshold or an endcap.
is used to cover the gap between a laminate floor
and a different floor of the same height.
nose is used to finish the laminate flooring
at edge of a step.
is used around the perimeter of the room to cover
the bottom edge of the wall and to cover the expansion
space left between the finished laminate floor and
the wall. It is often used in combination with quarter
We hope these examples have shown you the different types
of laminate flooring trim and moldings you may need. For
best results, follow the installation instructions of the
manufacturer of the laminate flooring you’ve selected,
and purchase their matching moldings and trim.
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1-888-522-5456, email us at
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