HELP Please! Base board transition is at different Heights

clagaApril 11, 2008

Hi,

I am using 5 1/4" baseboard in a remodel and would like to use it in adjourning rooms.

The transition is from our kitchen to the family room with an open floor plan.

My problem is the hardwood floor in the family room is 1" below the tile floor in the kitchen. I only have the 4 1/2" stud wall to make the transition in. Any suggestions on how to make the miter cuts necessary for a nice looking transition?

Thanks

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trubbadubbadoo

Can you post a picture of this problem area?

    Bookmark   April 11, 2008 at 9:36PM
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glennsfc

A few ways to handle the problem. One is to make a return on each baseboard level and let the space between them run finished to the floor without baseboard.

The other is to rip the 5 1/4 to 4 1/4 for the kitchen area. Then you can make a mitre at each edge of the 4 1/2" stud wall

But, yes, we really need to see a pic.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2008 at 12:26AM
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theporchguy

glennsfc has a great idae. Give it a try.

The Porch Guy

Here is a link that might be useful: My Album

    Bookmark   April 12, 2008 at 8:28PM
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shasta_2008

I don't have a clue but I do love the screened in porch!

    Bookmark   April 13, 2008 at 8:42PM
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