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1simple 02-25-2008 02:20 PM

Base & Shoe W/ Transition Pieces - Need Help!!
 
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Here is my problem, see pictures attached for clarity. My laminate is 1/4" higher than the tile, because of the cork underlayment. I have included two pictures. I do not know how to do the baseboards and shoe molding to make this look right. The only solution I know of or can come up with is this:

You would take out the shoe molding on the left side of the transition piece, caulk the bottom gap below base board and paint it. The rest of the base board in that area touching the tile only, would be laid directly on top of the tile, like the walls the umbrella are touching in the second picture. So there will be shoe molding throughout the whole house, except where there is tile.

Also, side note, the upstairs bathrooms where there is tile, already have shoe molding. Leave those there? I don't think this is something anyone would ever be able to notice, shoe molding on this tile, but not on the downstairs tile or even snap to it?

Please know the room picture attached is older, as the transitions pieces are already glued down.

PS: I know, the corner on the base board isn't good, stupid wall.... :-) Caulk will fix it just fine, I think.

Thanks for your help and opinions!

Curtis


1simple 02-25-2008 02:20 PM

Base & Shoe W/ Transition Pieces - Need Help!!
 
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Here is my problem, see pictures attached for clarity. My laminate is 1/4" higher than the tile, because of the cork underlayment. I have included two pictures. I do not know how to do the baseboards and shoe molding to make this look right. The only solution I know of or can come up with is this:

You would take out the shoe molding on the left side of the transition piece, caulk the bottom gap below base board and paint it. The rest of the base board in that area touching the tile only, would be laid directly on top of the tile, like the walls the umbrella are touching in the second picture. So there will be shoe molding throughout the whole house, except where there is tile.

Also, side note, the upstairs bathrooms where there is tile, already have shoe molding. Leave those there? I don't think this is something anyone would ever be able to notice, shoe molding on this tile, but not on the downstairs tile or even snap to it?

Please know the room picture attached is older, as the transitions pieces are already glued down.

PS: I know, the corner on the base board isn't good, stupid wall.... :-) Caulk will fix it just fine, I think.

Thanks for your help and opinions!

Curtis


1simple 02-26-2008 12:39 AM

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This looks like a true d.i.y. job. I think you could have two ways out here. Option one could be cut back tranision strip to allow shoe to run continuosly along wall and strip would but up to base shoe. Option two might be get a coping saw and cut bottom of shoe to match contour of top of transition. I think either of these options will allow a descent solution to your problem. Good luck....Lets see a finished picture.
That's the thing, the laminate is 1/4" higher! See the attached image, I think this would be the best solution. The transition pieces are already glued down.... The other two images, are another corner I have done, which was a test run as the shoes are simply taped up there, to see how it would look???

Thanks!
Curtis

1simple 02-26-2008 12:39 AM

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Originally Posted by triple D View Post
This looks like a true d.i.y. job. I think you could have two ways out here. Option one could be cut back tranision strip to allow shoe to run continuosly along wall and strip would but up to base shoe. Option two might be get a coping saw and cut bottom of shoe to match contour of top of transition. I think either of these options will allow a descent solution to your problem. Good luck....Lets see a finished picture.
That's the thing, the laminate is 1/4" higher! See the attached image, I think this would be the best solution. The transition pieces are already glued down.... The other two images, are another corner I have done, which was a test run as the shoes are simply taped up there, to see how it would look???

Thanks!
Curtis

1simple 02-26-2008 12:39 AM

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Quote:
Originally Posted by triple D View Post
This looks like a true d.i.y. job. I think you could have two ways out here. Option one could be cut back tranision strip to allow shoe to run continuosly along wall and strip would but up to base shoe. Option two might be get a coping saw and cut bottom of shoe to match contour of top of transition. I think either of these options will allow a descent solution to your problem. Good luck....Lets see a finished picture.
That's the thing, the laminate is 1/4" higher! See the attached image, I think this would be the best solution. The transition pieces are already glued down.... The other two images, are another corner I have done, which was a test run as the shoes are simply taped up there, to see how it would look???

Thanks!
Curtis

Hack 02-26-2008 11:51 AM

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Tough situation...

I'm a glutton for punishment, so I probably would have made a taller piece and rounded the top over for the lower section of floor. You could also use an "extended" quarter round for both parts, and just cut the bottom off where you need to...

I made some drawings

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Hack 02-26-2008 11:51 AM

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Tough situation...

I'm a glutton for punishment, so I probably would have made a taller piece and rounded the top over for the lower section of floor. You could also use an "extended" quarter round for both parts, and just cut the bottom off where you need to...

I made some drawings

Attachment 580

Attachment 581

Attachment 582


Hack 02-26-2008 11:51 AM

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Tough situation...

I'm a glutton for punishment, so I probably would have made a taller piece and rounded the top over for the lower section of floor. You could also use an "extended" quarter round for both parts, and just cut the bottom off where you need to...

I made some drawings

Attachment 580

Attachment 581

Attachment 582


1simple 02-27-2008 09:26 AM

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Please give me your opinions?


1simple 02-27-2008 09:26 AM

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Please give me your opinions?



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