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Old 10-15-2012, 11:56 AM   #1
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This my first time owning a home and getting on this website! I am really looking forward to it and hopefully getting some good feed back from great people!

So I moved into a new home a few weeks ago and noticed that did a "great" job with some of their remodeling projects. When they put the tile down in the kitchen they didn't even make sure the floor was level and you can feel and see the bumps (if you're really looking for it). My big concer is that there are some gaps between the flooring trim and the tile where the floor starts to go "down hill." I am wondering if there is some kind of filler or what people would reccomend to fill these gaps so they do not get filled with dirt. I do not want anythign that would make it look out of place, hopefully something that will blend. I have attached a few pictures! Tell me what you guys think!
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you could install some shoe molding
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Awesome, I'm assuming that is pretty easy to install correct? It doesn't look too complicated!


Thanks a lot! I'm sure there will be plenty more questions to come!

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Someone messed up and used door or window casing instead of baseboard there. My guess would be that when laying the tile they set it back away from the wall to far and were trying to use a wider moulding to cover up the big gap.
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So you'd also recommend installing show molding to make it look a little better? I don't feel like ripping it off, fixing the tile, then laying new baseboards...at least not right now.
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Buy a piece of 1/2 shoe and see how it looks. Any taller and it's going to be held away from the trim where the profile is.
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IF you can match the grout you can get the grout colored caulk to fill in the areas....or so the quarter round shoe molding like previously suggested.

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