Installing floating floor next to window and sliding door

hifixerOctober 4, 2012

We're going to be installing floating floor planks. I know that we can use quarter round molding around the walls but how do we finish off the floor next to the floor-to-ceiling window and the closet sliding door?

The planks are 3/8" thick. The bottom frame of the window is 15/16" high. The height of the rail for the sliding door is 5/8". What kind of trim can we use for this area? Or do we not use any trim?

If anyone has pictures of what it should look like, please post them.

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The windows would generally be finished the same way as the walls and the sliding door would use a reducer or a saddle ripped in half. Most of the flooring manufactures will make a reduce in the same finish as the flooring. Some may have a tongue or a groove on the back edge that would need to be ripped off on a table saw.

    Bookmark   October 4, 2012 at 10:03AM
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End cap should work the best for your case. See the link below to the profile.

Here is a link that might be useful: End cap( Square nose) profile picture

    Bookmark   October 4, 2012 at 11:48PM
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