Houzz Guide: details, colors and finishes for the Baseboard.
The baseboard, also called skirting, is a practical and functional element because it covers the junction between the wall and the floor, avoiding the onset of dust and the risk that this will undermine under the wall . Moreover, it is a practical solution if there are imperfections to hide. It also has the task to protect the wall from possible signs, caused for example by mobile in the case would support the contrary directly on the wall.
You do not want to give up the convenience of the skirting, but love a style with clean lines? Looking for an original idea? Opts for personalizing choosing how to redefine the angle between the wall and the floor. Look at these solutions and be inspired: you will discover that the baseboard can decorate your rooms and add value to your home!
You can enter the baseboards in other anonymous dwelling points and impersonal. The balcony of your interior staircase is one example: it seems to continue skirting along the upper ends, thus creating also a practical handrail.
If the walls are white and light parquet floor, you can opt for a baseboard in dark wood for a game of contrasts that emphasizes the profiles.
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