dado rail


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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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My banister rail spindles and dado rail are stained and varnished mahogany, would it be possible to gloss paint it?
QHOW do I get a dado rail, put on with no nails, off the wall without taking the plaster off?
If not, you can create a horizontal feature on all four walls by using wallpaper or a different colour paint between a room's picture rail and cornicing, between the picture rail and dado rail, or between the dado rail and skirting board.
If not, you can create a horizontal feature on all four walls by using wallpaper or a different colour of paint between a room's picture rail and cornicing, between the picture rail and dado rail, or between the dado rail and skirting board.
Attractive features here include a dado rail, two wall light points, coved ceiling cornice and ceiling spot lights.
You can even create a horizontal feature on all four walls by using wallpaper above a picture rail, between a picture and dado rail or, more traditionally, below a dado rail.
And in the 15ft 3in by 12ft lounge, there is an open period fireplace with an ornate wooden surround, plaster dado rail, moulded ceiling cornicing and double aspect windows.
She advises using accent colours in small amounts to pick out window frames, a dado rail, or skirting board or a chimney breast.
The lounge has two large windows, a fire with an ornate marble surround and granite hearth, dado rail and decorative coving, while the drawing room has a square bay window and coving.
You can even create a horizontal feature on all four walls by using wallpaper (or a different colour paint) between the picture rail and cornicing, between the picture rail and dado rail, or between the dado rail and skirting board.