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Old 09-08-2012, 05:50 AM   #1
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Baseboard Question

I am new here and am slowly learning how to navigate this site ... I wasn't sure where to put this question ...

What are those plastic baseboards called that are commonly found in bathrooms and kitchens? They are about 5 inches tall ... and look to be glued on?

I am painting my kitchen and would LOVE to put normal baseboards in but i'm not quite that talented yet! So I would like to buy new plastic baseboard things ...

1. What are they called?
2. How do I take old ones off?
3. What is the best way to put new ones on? What kind of glue?

Thank you so much!


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Old 09-08-2012, 08:49 AM   #2
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Cove base. Use cove base adhesive. The old ones should just pull off, but be careful, you can damage the walls. You can also stick a drywall knife behind them to help get them loose.


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