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Wainscoting FAQs

What is wainscoting?

Wainscoting covers rising dampness on the lower parts of the walls. They also serve a decorative function.


Is it challenging to install wainscoting?

Typically installing wainscoting does not take a long period of time. Our professional team can install wainscoting in Toronto reasonably quickly in your home or business.


What is the main difference between wainscoting and beadboard?

Traditional wood wainscoting remains the most popular style. However, beadboard panelling has is an alternative. The wainscoting designs remain a much more attractive choice for most homeowners today.


Is wainscoting affected by water?

Unlike other materials, wainscoting typically does not deteriorate when exposed to moisture. It will not attract mould, insects, or swell. Ask about additional coating and protection that can increase the lifespan of your wainscoting.


What is MDF?

MDF stands for medium-density fiberboard. MDF is made of a unique resin mix with sawdust compressed in several stages. MDF remains a popular option for furniture, kitchens, carpentry, and trim. Our professional team uses MDF in many of our most popular styles of wainscoting in Toronto.


Can we use the existing baseboard instead?

In most cases, existing baseboards need to be removed and replaced. Adding new wainscoting to your home adds extra protection.


Can you install wainscoting over drywall?

Make boring drywall more interesting with attractive wainscoting. Add interest and dimension to any home. No matter your style, from modern to craftsman, enjoy the beauty of wainscoting.


Can I use wainscoting in the bathroom?

Most wainscoting is water-resistant but not waterproof. Add extra protection with latex or special semi-gloss paint. Oil-based paint works better than other types. If you want a maintenance-free option, speak with our experts at Cornice Trim.  They will help you find the perfect solution for your bathroom.   


How difficult is it to install?

Wainscoting can be easy and user-friendly to install. However, professional installation ensures that your home will have a product that lasts for a long time. Our contractors pride themselves on superior quality. They get it right the first time. You will love the results.


Does wainscoting add extra value to my home?

Enjoy additional energy efficiency and insulation when you install wainscoting professionally. It is easy to clean and adds beauty and value to your home.


Are you ready to install elegant wainscoting to your home? Then call the experts at Cornice Trim Decorative Moulding.  Our friendly staff will be happy to answer all of your important questions. Schedule your consultation today. Call us today.

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