stained shoe molding
? My contractor and I disagree.
I only cut the casing and the doorjamb--a shoe molding
will eventually be installed to hide the gap between the flooring and the base trim.
Self-stick quarter rounds and shoe molding
can be used as a decorative element.
Seal baseboards by removing the plastic shoe molding
on the bottom and spraying expanding foam sealant into the gap (using a spray wand).
When using wedges, you'll have to remove any shoe molding
If you're just dead-set against pulling off baseboards, consider adding base shoe molding
along the bottom of the baseboard after you set the tile.
above the floor and then cover the gap with wood base shoe molding
. There are moisture-resistant versions of MDF, but they're hard to find.
Then cover the gap and shims with a base shoe molding
stained to match the bookcase.
Start by prying loose the base shoe molding
and thresholds or carpet strips at the doorways.
On floors without carpet, finish the baseboard by installing the square base shoe molding
along the floor.