If your property was constructed someday after the early 2000s, you will have observed it is missing square corners. Instead, most of your corners are rounded, or you have got bullnose baseboard corners. This rounded drywall corner offers properties a up to date look with out an excessive amount of hassle when drywalling.
However when you are installing the baseboard round bullnose corners, things turn out to be more complicated. Not are you lining as much as two 45-degree corners (miters); putting in bullnose corner baseboard trim requires more precision.
Our bullnose nook device, the ¾’’ Bullnose Nook Gauge helps take the guesswork out of these further steps. The flaps can help you draw a line on both the wall and the baseboard piece you're cutting to make sure an ideal fit each time. Our guide for installing these professional-looking baseboards for rounded corners with the ¾’’ Bullnose Trim Gauge
, is below.
STEP 1: PREP YOUR BASEBOARD PIECES
Your baseboard pieces should be at the very least slightly longer than your wall sections. Measure your small pieces to the length of the nook they will finish on, but then cut with the extra board on the end for you to make your mark. Do this for both sides.
STEP 2: MAKE YOUR MARKS (MEASURE YOUR BASEBOARD)
Together with your trim prepped, take each piece and align it for marking. Mark both sides of the wall and each piece. Your wall line will now serve as a guide when fitting. You may double-check your mark with a tape measure, but you probably have aligned everything sq., that must be accurate.
STEP three: MAKE YOUR CUTS
With your items in hand, use your marks to make 22.5-degree cuts being careful not to lower the mark (leave your mark seen after you chop). You’ll need these angled in to suit together with your middle-piece.
STEP four: CUT YOUR CENTER PIECE
A key difference between the standard forty five-degree cuts and the rounded trim corners is the middle- piece. The piece will fit in between your reduce items to carry the corner together. These need to be 5/eight’’ with outward-facing 22.5-degree cuts.
STEP 5: FITTING
Along with your pieces in place, go back to your nook and dry-fit. Align the lower on your length items to the mark on the wall to ensure they nonetheless fit correctly.