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Hardwood flooring mouldings and accessories explained

Hardwood flooring mouldings and accessories are essential to adding the finishing touches to you room.  They can help to complete the look of your flooring and some are necessary for covering expansion gaps, pipe holes and helping to level floors of different heights.  You should be able to find solid hardwood flooring accessories to match your choice and style of hardwood flooring.

Below are descriptions of some of the solid hardwood accessories and mouldings:

Skirting
Skirting is used to cover the expansion gap which has been left between the new hardwood floor and the wall.

cswskirting_1 Skirting

Beading
Beading, also known as quarter round or scotia, is used to cover the expansion gap that have been left between the new hardwood floor and the existing skirting board.

oak-quad-web Beading

Ramp
A ramp, also known as a flush reducer, helps to reduce the hardwood flooring down to a lower level of flooring, e.g. tiles or vinyl.

abw-ramp_side-elevation-_-plastic-strip-web Ramp

End Cap
An end cap is used when installing hardwood flooring against carpet edges or other low lying interior floors.

oak_end_cap_elevated_diagonal_profile_6 End Cap

Pipe Cover
A pipe cover is used to surround the base of pipework from radiators and other household pipes that may meet your flooring.

oak-pipe-cover_top-elevation-web Pipe Cover

Stair Nosing
Stair nosing is used when installing hardwood flooring on a stair case.  It covers a 90 degree angle of stair tread.

rustic_stair_12mm Stair Nosing

T-Moulding
A T-moulding, also known as a threshold is used to cover the join between two floors of the same height and level, e.g usually in doorways.

abw-t-side-elevation-_-plastic-strip-web T Moulding

 

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