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Aspects You Ought to Think about While Purchasing Skirting Boards
Most homeowners agree that finalizing the home interior was the most difficult task compared to everything else. It can be quite challenging choosing the materials you want to be incorporated into your home interior. The home interior decor is a demanding task, as many may put it since it has to match the aesthetic you have in mind. One of the ways you can complete your home interior outlook is by skirting. You might wonder what it all involves if you have never heard of skirting. Skirting includes placing boards, or baseboards, between the interior walls and the floor. Why is the skirting process so important? Skirting protects your walls from normal tear and wear, and it also covers the improper edges left after the construction of your home. With the huge range of skirting boards available, it might be difficult for you to settle for a specific design. The following factors can help you with your selection of skirting boards for your home:
The skirting board profile you prefer
Various skirting board profiles are available, and picking one out of the lot will be pretty challenging. The skirting profile you choose has to be something you like since skirting has to be done uniformly in your home, so it would be wise to pick a design you will never get tired of. Some skirting board profiles are art deco profiles, bullnose skirting profiles, square edge profiles, and torus skirting profiles, among others. Look at all the designs on the net, and choose your pick.
The interior style
You have to decide what the interior style of your home is and what design you want to create. If you feel inclined to the Hamptons style, you need tall, thick skirting boards. If you feel the need to go for the Victorian style, you need highly decorated baseboards to achieve that little bit of everything look. Otherwise, if you are a fan of the French interior, then you should consider getting baseboards with classic proportions and beautiful decorative elements.
The store you want to buy from
Many stores sell skirting materials, and once you have selected a few that meet your expectations, you could handpick the one close to your home. Picking one close to your home's location will enable you to visit the store whenever you want, and it also simplifies the delivery of the items. Apart from the place, ensure the store offers a huge range of skirting boards.
The height of your ceilings
Suppose your home has lower ceilings, it would be best to pick the short skirting boards, and in the same way, if your home has higher ceilings, then taller baseboards would be better. It is a general rule that baseboards should be roughly 1/18 of your room's height. Taller baseboards are the best if you want to skirt boards that stand out.
Skirting boards are essential in improving the general outlook of your home, but choosing them can be quite the task. With the aspects mentioned above, you can select skirting boards that suit your home and your preference.
This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of EconoTimes
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