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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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Key period features include coving to the ceilings, dado rails, open fire with tiled hearth, high skirting boards and ornate plasterwork.
It was once a B&B (the last paying guests were about 12 years ago) and since then the current owners have lavished TLC on this grade II listed property, updating and renovating it, making the most of the period features, including marble fireplaces, coving and dado rails. They have complemented these historical features with modern fixtures and fittings of a very high standard.
For the last few years we have used plain black colour throughout with painted coving, dado rails etc all the same colour as the walls.
What's the deal: Many attractive features such as cornicing, ceiling roses and dado rails. Hallway, cloakroom, bay windowed lounge, dining room, breakfasting kitchen range stove and utility.
With the long weekend looming, it's the perfect opportunity to invest in decorating, whether that means fixing sagging exterior fences, laying new floor boards and dado rails inside, or giving your kitchen a facelift with new worktops.
The property has kept many original features including deep skirting boards, ceiling cornices, dado rails and feature fireplaces.
LASER levels are useful for all kinds of DIY tasks, from putting up dado rails, shelves and pictures to laying tiles and painting designs on walls, and the Bosch Quigo (PS49.99, Argos) is more useful than most.
As it's made from MDF, cutting it is easy and dado rails are also available to finish the look before painting.
Varnishing or painting wooden cupboards, banisters, dado rails, skirting boards and the like Outside, take a good long look at the state of your garden.
The company, which makes coving, ceiling roses and dado rails, has cut its gas heater use by three-quarters and also recovers 25 litres of water a day, which goes back into the manufacturing process.
The walls of the mud structure have been decorated with plaster dado rails, above which they have been painted with ocher paint, Mohsen Javeri said.
And you mean you thought it was just a coincidence that she'd got Jase painting her dado rails around the clock?