- Useful tips
- Tools Required
- installation works
Sex is considered as a decoration of the room, as the walls, so it is very important that the floorFloor was not only beautiful and high quality but also harmoniously combined with baseboards.In our recent Soviet past when building houses everywhere were used wooden baseboard profiles, which periodically have to paint.Today, in their place in our everyday life come practical plinth made of plastic, that look great, did not require updating and painting surfaces quite easy to install.Simple tips in this article will help you understand how to install plastic moldings, without the help of professionals.
Tips for installing baseboards
- The first thing to remember - to make installation a plinth follows the pasting wall wallpaper and laying laminate flooring, linoleum or other floor coverings.
- Before going to the hardware store, you should decide on their preferences in choosing colors plinth and make measurements of the room (perimeter).
- Based on the stopwatch, you can easily determine the necessary amount of the purchased material.Typically, the length of the plastic profile is about 2.5 m. Computed perimeter of the room you have to add a small margin (up to two meters) and the value obtained is then divided by the length of the profile (2.5m).
- sure to count the inner and outer corners of the room.This is necessary to buy a desired amount of end plugs and the necessary connecting elements.
Installation Tools plinth
Removing the baseboards before installing new
Below are the necessary tools that you need exactly at the time of installation:
- awl (for punching);
Before installing baseboards, you must first prepare the bottom of the walls, that is, remove the old nails, as well as any nodules of cement, even if they are small.
process mount plastic plinth itself is divided into the following steps.
Additional elements baseboards
Inspect the room and determine what the wall in the room is the longest - with it and start to perform counting: at the end of the plinth slide area, and put a plinth area into the far corner of the room(to the place of its future attachment).
departing from the angle of about five centimeters, put a pencil mark where the plan to make the first hole.Masters are advised to have a second opening from the first at a distance of about 40 cm. Similarly, determine locations for future openings, and the rest as they put a pencil mark.After marking, put the plastic moldings to the side and start drilling.
clear that the hole in the wall will help you make a punch.After this procedure is quite dusty, use a vacuum cleaner to get rid of dust formed.The drilled holes hammer anchors.
Fixing plinth Attach the plastic plinth starts with the first hole, ieangle.Attach the plinth to the wall with an awl and pierce a hole in it, into which insert the screw and, using a screwdriver, screw in the anchor.Before you start tightening the last screw, be sure to put the connector on the opposite end of the floor.
Then take the next segment of the baseboard, insert the connector, secure it in a similar way.
As soon as you see that the approach to the corner, make measurements of the remaining portion of the wall and then saw off the desired length of the plinth.Thus consider the length of the connector and the distance to the next corner.Calculate it so that both ends of the baseboard connectors entered about 4-5 mm.According to this algorithm secure plastic moldings on the other walls of the room.
Bookmark cables in the plinth
Bookmark cable into the groove
All cables that you decide to put in the plastic moldings, lay in its attachment.The cable is laid in the groove of the plinth, as a rule, lower screws.Be very careful during the installation work you do not damage the cable.
If you do not think in advance of laying the cable during installation, it does not matter, because the cable laying in the plinth and after installation.But for that you have to unscrew the screws, lay the cable and then screw the screws in their original location.In this embodiment, the cable is placed over the screws.But you absolutely no difference: the cable will be below the screws or on top of them.
From the next video you will learn how to fix a plastic plinth with cable channel: