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  1. Flooring
    Before covid I was doing home renovations, i first changed the floor and the guys that did it put new baseboard as the picture, then I did the stairs and the guy that did them left a space for the baseboard (i think on top of the stringer?) . Anyway he said he will finish them once I change the...
  2. Drywall & Plaster
    Have to replace a fridge and want to install a 36 in the space we have. Need to remove the baseboard to make the fridge fit. What can I use to replace the baseboard and seal the gap? It won’t be visible since it’s next to the fridge.
  3. Carpentry
    Hello all! I'm only semi-handy, and I have a problem I can't solve. I pulled a ratty old carpet up off of some beautiful old hardwood floors. I'll be sanding and staining the floor this weekend. So far, so good. My problem is this: with carpet and baseboard trim pulled up, there is a gap of as...
  4. Electrical
    Hey, I'm trying to work out how to run some CAT6 in my condo (owned). It is a wood framed, single floor unit, with another unit above and below so no access from either and the ceiling is also insulated with fiberglass, though there is still a decent amount of space up there. My current plan...
  5. Plumbing
    We recently removed a counter-top peninsula which had baseboard heat on the backside. I have moved the location of the baseboard to the opposite end of the kitchen, which made more sense to me anyways as it is colder on the exterior wall side. I tied back into the original location where the...
  6. Building & Construction
    Hello! This baseboard is on the other side of a bathtub that had a bad leak. I had professionals come in last year and they had to replace some rotted joists and subfloor as well as deal with the mold. I’d like to just replace the drywall myself but I want to make sure that it’s really just...
  7. General DIY Discussions
    Hello everyone! My family helped me install new flooring and baseboards in a house I just bought. I’m working on caulking and painting the baseboards but I’ve gotten to a point I’m not sure how to handle. I’ve added a photo at the bottom because I’m not entirely sure how to describe the issue...
  8. Pest Control
    These small dark particles periodically appear near the baseboard throughout my house. They are hard to the touch. Can anyone help me identify what kind of pest may be causing this? Thanks!
  9. Flooring
    I have a coax cable running beneath the baseboard around three walls of living room. Coax is tucked under and behind the tack-less strip holding wall-to-wall carpet. Flooring company is hired to remove carpet and replace with Vinyl Plank wood look flooring. Is it OK to just have them leave...
  10. Flooring
    Need help !! I installed flooring in pantry with sliding door , now sliding doors won’t close flush if I add baseboard. Has anyone encountered this issue ?
  11. General DIY Discussions
    hi everyone, new to this forum and new to diy. Just bought a condo and started to do some remodeling... unfortunately found black mold behind the baseboards. It is considered a basement unit so the floor is concrete. I was planning on putting new baseboard and new vinyl flooring but now ran into...
  12. General DIY Discussions
    Hi there! Newbie here, in South TX. We recently redid our garage that was originally built in the 80's. We've discovered some interesting things during this project that is not typically what you see in a new construction build these days. One being, at the bottom perimeter of our garage (only...
  13. Drywall & Plaster
    Hello, Background I have a 1950's home with plaster walls and cast iron baseboard style radiators. When I purchased the home, above the radiators running along each wall was quarter round caked with 50 years of paint. The quarter round was removed to paint the walls and radiators but never...
  14. Electrical
    Hi all, I just moved into a new apartment, and the baseboard heaters in my living room (5 units) didn't seem to be responding to the thermostat on the wall. Specifically, they are always on, despite the thermostat being at 50 degrees and the room temperature at around 65. I disconnected the...
  15. Drywall & Plaster
    Hi all, I'm putting new tile on my townhouse (first floor) and after pulling the baseboard found a big black spot that looks like mold on the drywall (se pictures attached). I am no expert on the subject so I will appreciate any help on how to tackle this, since I have no idea where to begin...
  16. General DIY Discussions
    I installed these baseboards less than 3 years ago. As you can tell I did something very wrong because they are a mess. Why is the wall paint coming off the caulking? I used paintable caulking. Why is the corner so gapped and damaged? Whats causing all the cracking at the top?
  17. Pest Control
    I own a split level home in Maryland, USA. Just today, I noticed that in the downstairs level of my home, there were thousands of tiny pepper grain sized insects dead along the baseboard of the wall. They were mostly within about 8 inches of the wall, by the thousands, but they were all...
  18. Flooring
    I am installing new, wider trim after a hardwood floor installation. Several sections of the home have baseboard heating that runs from wall to wall. Should I install the trim flush to the heater, behind it, or some other method entirely? I have included some pictures of the two options I have...
  19. Building & Construction
    Hi there... first post ;) 15' X 18' est - small master bedroom along the back wall of the house want to bump out 2.5 ft cantilever for a wall sized closet. Only issue is that the baseboard is along this external wall. No idea what to do with the heating element. I know that heating should...
  20. HVAC
    I am finishing my attic. For heat, I'll be tying into my hot-water system. The existing system is composed of old cast-iron radiators and galvanized pipe. I'll tie in with Pex and baseboard heaters to heat the new space in the attic. My question is whether I can place baseboard heaters inside...
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