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Wainscoting Material

June 23rd, 2017

Non-Wood Wainscoting Material Though wood is the traditional wainscoting material, not all wainscoting is wood. Try these durable, non-traditional materials for longlasting style. PVC plastic Smooth and paintable, extruded PVC beadboard may be too perfect for those wanting even a hint of woodgrain or sharp profiles, but it will never warp or rot. Embossed Metal … Continue reading Wainscoting Material

Raised Panel Wainscoting

June 21st, 2017

Why is raised panel wainscot the oldest and most respected of all wainscoting options? It’s just plain gorgeous. This look is considered “traditional” in wainscoting land. Who can resist the eye-catching shadow lines created as light washes across the profile of delicately beveled panels? If you’ve got your heart set on authentic raised panel wainscoting, why … Continue reading Raised Panel Wainscoting

Wainscoting Styles 101

June 19th, 2017

In the days before paint was scrubbable and wallpaper was mass-produced, wainscoting walls served a practical purpose; covering the lowest and most vulnerable portion of a wall. Covering with wood paneling provided an attractive and decorative wall treatment tough enough to withstand cleaning and resist any damages due to everyday use. Even with today’s modern paint … Continue reading Wainscoting Styles 101

Flat Panel Wainscoting

June 16th, 2017

Flat Panel Wainscoting Flat panel wainscoting – sometime called recessed panel wainscoting – is a simpler designed comprised of a rail-and-stile frame attached over flat panels, along with traditional baseboard and chair rail. Flat Panel wainscoting that is popular with Mission style or Arts and Crafts style rooms. It is quite a labor intensive option as you … Continue reading Flat Panel Wainscoting

Board and Batten Paneling

June 14th, 2017

Board and Batten is a type of wainscoting with simple, clean lines that can evoke a farmhouse or Shaker style. This style = adds tons of character to your home. Since wainscoting is usually easy to care for and clean, this is a great addition to your entryway, mudroom or dining room.  Historically and Traditionally Battens … Continue reading Board and Batten Paneling

Overlay Panel Wainscoting

June 12th, 2017

Overlay Panel wainscoting is a combination of flat panel and raised panel wainscoting. Overlaid Panel consist of a sturdy flat panel that has antoher panel bonded to it, leaving the back panel exposed around the edes. It mimics the true solid-wood raised panel. You can also simply mount a flat wood panel with shaped edges … Continue reading Overlay Panel Wainscoting

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