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Coordinated Hardwood Moldings Tips, Trends, and Care

 Coordinated Hardwood Flooring Moldings

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Coordinated Moldings | Hardwood Flooring

Finish your floors with coordinated moldings. Coordinating moldings are available for most styles and colors of Shaw Hardwood flooring you choose. These hardwood accessories add that finished and complete look to your Shaw Floor.

Stairnose


Shaw Flooring Stairnose Hardwood Flooring DiagramCreate transitions for steps in your home. Buy the Overlap Stairnose for floors that have been installed using the floating installation method. Buy the Flush Stairnose for hardwood that has been nailed or glued down.

Reducer


Shaw Flooring Reducer Hardwood Flooring DiagramWhen your hardwood flooring meets other floor coverings, such as vinyl, thin ceramic tile, or low-pile carpeting, use the Overlap Reducer for floors installed with the floating installation method, and the Flush Reducer on hardwood floors that have been nailed or glued down.

Threshold


Shaw Flooring Threshold Hardwood Flooring DiagramTypically used at exterior doorways, threshold moldings transition between flooring and the doorway threshold. It can also be used as a transition from wood floors to different flooring surfaces when the reducer won't do, such as on high-pile carpet or thick ceramic tile.

T-Molding


Shaw Flooring T-Molding Hardwood Flooring DiagramT-Molding is commonly used in doorways to join two wood floors in adjoining rooms. It's also recommended when making transitions from a wood floor to another floor that is approximately the same height. T-Molding is also used to provide expansion joints when a floor dimension exceeds a length of 40' or a width of 30'.

Quarter Round


Shaw Flooring Quarter Round Hardwood Flooring DiagramHardwood flooring must be installed with expansion space between the flooring and the wall because it naturally expands and contracts. This molding not only adds a finishing touch, but conceals the expansion space. It may also be used under cabinets where wall base won't fit or at the base of a stairway.

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