Build Daily


August 12, 2017 18:08

Types of skirting boards .Wooden and plastic moldings


  • 1 Wooden plinth
  • 2 Plastic plinth for floor
  • 3 How to choose?

How to choose a plinth Its value is in the interior of the room is great, because it determines how it will look.So what is it?Plinth - a plank, the main purpose of which is to close the opening between the floor and the wall.Such strips today can be made of different materials and, of course, have different performance.For example, it may be either of wood or of plastic are basic types skirting boards used in the repair of apartments with his hands or with the help of specialists.

Wooden plinth

Such decoration made of wood, used for laying the floor from laminate or parquet.For its production are used pine, spruce, oak, ash or cherry. The main advantages of a wooden plinth - noble origin, purity in terms of ecology, durability and strength. main drawback - a very high price, which is why they are used only during installation of expensive flooring, such as parquet.Wooden plinth is necessary to stick to the smooth, clean and dry wall.

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Plastic plinth for floor

main competitor of wood, is a plastic, which is manufactured using PVC foam and is used for laying linoleum, carpet and laminate flooring.There are also skirting boards, plastic strips, which you just need to stick to the wall with adhesive tape. main advantages is that they do not require additional processing and special care, have a smooth surface, aesthetic, moisture-proof and are very resistant to household chemicals.Among the shortcomings should be noted is not very high level of strength and durability.Laminated or MDF is used for laying linoleum or laminate flooring. their advantages is the low cost and resistance to moisture, UV rays and occurrence of contamination.

How to choose?

In order to correctly determine the choice of skirting boards, you need to follow these rules:

1. The color must match the color of the flooring, doors and walls.

2. If the color is slightly different from the color of the floor covering, the interior space it will give an additional extra.

3. He must be suitable to the type of flooring and features of the room.

4. Skirting boards made of wood may differ from each other in pattern and color.

5. You should always take into account the margin for trimming.