T-Molding Solid Wood

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T Molding Pre-Finish Solid

Coordinating moldings are available for all styles and colors of any Hardwood flooring you choose.

Available use for Hardwood thickness - 3/4", 9/16", 7/16", 1/2", 5/16", 3/8"

T-Molding is commonly used in doorways to join two wood floors in adjoining rooms.

It's also recommended when making transitions from a wood floor to another floor that is approximately the same height.

T-Molding is also used to provide expansion joints when a floor dimension exceeds a length of 40ft or a width of 30ft.

Installing Hardwood Moldings and Transitions

Installation Tips:

• Moldings should be acclimated 48 hours
Moldings must be pre drilled to avoid splitting whenever they are to be secured with nails or fasteners.

• The tool of choice for cutting hardwood moldings is a 10 or 12” motorized miter saw with pre-set adjustments for the basic miter cuts at 22.5o, 45o, and 90o. A carbide tipped blade makes the best cuts. Be sure the saw blade is positioned to cut into the finished face

• On Wall Base or Quarter Round moldings, never restrict the hardwood floor’s natural contraction/expansion movement by driving the fasteners at a downward angle. Attach the moldings to the wall or vertical surface.

• Always miter cuts rather than having butt cuts when splicing. Decide the direction of the miter by cutting the molding with the long point oriented in the same direction as your natural line of vision when you enter the room.

T Molding - Doorway molding used to join two wood floors in adjoining rooms. Also used when making transitions from a wood floor to another floor that is approximately the same height, such as ceramic tile, hardwood, or laminate floors. T-Moldings are also used to provide expansion joints when a floor dimension exceeds the length or a width of 40’.

Installation: A space of 1 1/4” between the two adjoining floors is necessary to properly install the molding. This is to allow for the expansion space. Lay the T-Molding in place to determine proper fit. To attach the T-Molding between a ceramic tile floor and the hardwood floor, apply 1/4” bead of construction adhesive to the top edge of the ceramic tile. To attach between two hardwood floors apply the 1/4” bead to the tope edge of one side of the hardwood only. Seat the molding in place allowing for a minimum of a 1/4” overlap on the wood flooring. Make sure to allow for the expansion space between the T-Molding and the tile. When installing over a wood sub-floor, use finish nails to secure T-mold. When installing over concrete, use heavy-duty construction adhesive to secure T-mold.

Installations Staircases and Transitions molding

Details

  • Model: TMD78

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