Chair rail

Chair rail

A horizontal wood strip affixed to a plaster wall at a height that prevents the backs of chairs from damaging the wall surface.

chair rail

A horizontal strip usually of wood, affixed to a plaster wall at a height which prevents the backs of chairs from damaging the wall surface.
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There, we'll hang your soppy hat on the nail, put your jacket over the chair rail, an' then you turn your back to the stove an' dry yourself good.
They install AND paint all types of trim, including: crown molding, baseboard, wainscoting, chair rail, window trim, door trim, flex molding, and vaulted ceilings.
Some of the other many highlights include wood floors, chair rail, cabinetry, a large front porch, rear deck, and an asphalt paved drive.
Alternatively, break up a solid-color wall with a decorative belt of crown molding or chair rail.
She painted wide stripes along the walls to achieve that look, while beefing up the existing chair rail with trim and panels for balance.
Make a room feel taller by placing a chair rail -- the moulding used to prevent the backs of chairs from rubbing against the wall -- one-third of the way up from the floor.
A bead-board wainscot (if appropriate for the home's design style) will integrate well with the chair rail and hold up to heavy traffic areas.
Whether you install crown molding, a chair rail, baseboard or other trim for a living or as a weekend warrior, a finish nailer can make the job a breeze and yield professional results.
He stripped the sheetrock and added a new chair rail for a one-of-a-kind wainscoting.
small blue chickens on the walls above the chair rail that ran around
The suites feature cultured stone fireplaces and stone hearths, wood trim base, chair rail and crown moulding that mimic the original trim, solid wood doors, custom cabinetry and plush carpeting.