Different Size Quarter Rounds


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Old 06-28-06, 09:06 AM
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Different Size Quarter Rounds

I was wondering if qurter rounds come in different sizes and how big of a gap will they cover. I'm installing laminate for the first time and I mostly have the 3/8" expansion gap. However, in some areas I have a larger gap. Almost an 1". I was thinking of cutting a small piece to fill more of the gap is the quarter round will not cover it.
 
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Old 06-28-06, 10:53 AM
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you're only supposed to leave 1/4". then quarter round or shoe moulding (or the baseboard) would cover the gap. why'd you leave almost an inch in some places???

quarter round won't cover an almost 1 inch gap. i'd go back & fix the inch wide gaps now before you start on the trim work.
 
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Old 06-28-06, 12:22 PM
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I figured it would not cover enough. Bad cutting and measurements, but I've got it now. I'll go back an fix the wide gaps before I get too far along.
 
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I went back and fixed my errors and have about 1/4" all around. This is a lot of work, but I know if will pay off in the end.
 
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Good job! I'm glad you did. It will definitely pay off in the end.
 
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Old 06-28-06, 05:45 PM
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Quarter round, shoe mold, and baseboard are available in different thicknesses. Baseboards come in a variety of heights and profiles and give a room stature and appear to anchor the room. If you are planning on painting baseboards, you can purchase the less expensive finger jointed trim.
 
 

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