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baseboard

[′bās‚bȯrd]
(building construction)
A finish board covering the interior wall at the junction of the wall and the floor. Also known as skirt; skirting.

Baseboard

A flat projection from an interior wall or partition at the floor, covering the joint between the floor and wall, and protecting the wall: it may be plain or molded.

baseboard, mopboard, scrubboard, skirting board, washboard

baseboard
A flat projection from an interior wall or partition at the floor, covering the joint between the floor and wall and protecting the wall from kicking, mopping, etc. It may be plain or molded; a base, 4.
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Begin by butting the side that won't be coped into the corner and nail the baseboard in place.
The final step is to re-install the baseboards using finishing nails at least two-and-a-half inches long.
Solid bleached sulfate (SBS) baseboard is a complex material and is mainly composed of wood fibers (cellulose and hemicellulose), fillers (clays, carbonates, etc.
To secure cable runs along baseboards, door frames and walls, the company has developed Monster Clamps.
Sometimes you can't force baseboard tight against the wall because there's no stud behind the gap.
Lightweight, sturdy and easy to install, Outwater's baseboard moldings not only provide added decorative refinement, they protect baseboards from the day-to-day unintended impacts from vacuums, floor traffic and furniture.
We moved out all the furniture and removed the old carpeting and baseboards.
PluriBus boards can be used both standalone in low-volume quick time-to-market applications and in high volume applications involving custom baseboards.
The apartments will retain the historical details of this 19th Century city landmark, including such fine details as baseboards, wainscoting, chair rails, window stools and trim, doors and frames, casings, crown moldings, rosettes and other interior details.