Installing Rubber Base Molding – Trim work is one of the last aspects of home building. An expert carpenter or well informed do-it-yourselfer can add BMC given enough time and the right set of tools. Cutting and assembling wood baseboard is a complicated process.
Rubber base molding is a quick and easy option when remodeling. Roll out the cove molding and let it lie flat for 24 hours in a large, clean, flat section of the floor. Keep rubberized BMC wall and cutting a notch in the top of the casting with the razor knife at the point where the base board meets the corner. Add forming side down on the floor. Place the speed square on top of the BMC lined up with the slot you have already cut. Slice by casting with the razor knife while holding the square in place with the other hand to use as a cutting guide. Place a bead of glue on the top and bottom edges of the casting, and another in the middle of the rubber. Let the glue 15 to 20 minutes to become sticky, and press the BMC on the underside of the wall.
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Start at the corner and put a finishing brad through the baseboard and the wall to install rubber base molding. Place a brad every 16 inches so that there is a turn each bolt in the wall for a secure fit. Rub stud finder across the wall and put a nail in the strip when the light on the finder indicates a stud in the wall. Glue the prefabricated outside corner of the wall time and push the ends of BMC in the play. Remove the adhesive tube from the caulking gun and load it with a tube of caulk. Place a bead of sealant on the top edge of the profile and smooth bead with a wet cloth. Place a vertical string of tight at all times and corner of the BMC and even each bead with a cloth. Place a bead of sealant to the bottom of the profile and smooth the caulk with a wet cloth.