What comes first trim or flooring?

What comes first trim or flooring?

The answer to the question is, “do the floors first!” Here's why: Removing and replacing flooring or carpeting is dirty work. If you paint first, and then do floors, there is a good chance that a lot of dirt, dust, sawdust or tile/stone dust will end up on your freshly painted walls and trim.

How do I choose floor trim?

A good rule of thumb? If you have an 8-foot wall, keep your baseboard between 3 and 5 inches tall. If you have a 10-foot ceiling, keep the baseboard between 5 to 7 inches. Helpful tip: Baseboards can make a smaller room appear larger when you blend the molding with the colors of the floor or wall.

Does a dark floor make a room look smaller?

While dark colors can make a space look smaller, it's important to remember that the floors are just 1 element of the room, and the color of the walls has a much bigger impact on space perception. ... So, my advice is to choose the color you love for the floors.

Do wide floorboards make a room look bigger?

Contrary to what some might think or say, wide plank flooring does NOT make your space look smaller. It's interesting, even though the planks are wider, because of the visual tricks wide plank plays on your eyes, the room often appears even larger than it is…not the other way around! ... Make the flooring the star!

What type of flooring does not scratch?

Vinyl flooring is a popular flooring option for families with pets. Luxury vinyl tile and vinyl sheet are highly durable, long-lasting, and resistant to moisture, scratches and dents. They are also easy to maintain. Vinyl tile is easy to clean, easy to install and affordable.