Installing Bullnose Corners

Installing Bullnose Corners

If your home was constructed sometime after the early 2000s, you might have noticed it is missing sq. corners. Instead, most of your corners are rounded, or you have got bullnose baseboard corners. This rounded drywall corner offers houses a recent look with out too much hassle when drywalling.

But if you find yourself putting in the baseboard around bullnose corners, things develop into more complicated. Now not are you lining as much as 45-degree corners (miters); installing bullnose nook baseboard trim requires more precision.

Our bullnose corner device, the ¾’’ Bullnose Nook Gauge helps take the guesswork out of these further steps. The flaps help you draw a line on each the wall and the baseboard piece you're reducing to ensure an ideal match each time. Our guide for putting in these skilled-trying baseboards for rounded corners with the ¾’’ Bullnose Trim Gauge, is below.

STEP 1: PREP YOUR BASEBOARD PIECES
Your baseboard items should be at the very least slightly longer than your wall sections. Measure your small pieces to the size of the corner they will finish on, however then minimize with the additional board on the top so that you can make your mark. Do this for both sides.

STEP 2: MAKE YOUR MARKS (MEASURE YOUR BASEBOARD)
Together with your trim prepped, take every bit and align it for marking. Mark each sides of the wall and each piece. Your wall line will now serve as a guide when fitting. You can double-check your mark with a tape measure, but if in case you have aligned everything sq., that ought to be accurate.

STEP 3: MAKE YOUR CUTS
Together with your items in hand, use your marks to make 22.5-degree cuts being careful to not reduce the mark (leave your mark visible after you chop). You’ll want these angled in to fit together with your middle-piece.

STEP 4: CUT YOUR CENTER PIECE
A key difference between the usual forty five-degree cuts and the rounded trim corners is the center- piece. The piece will slot in between your two cut items to bring the corner together. These should be 5/eight’’ with outward-going through 22.5-degree cuts.

STEP 5: FITTING
Along with your items in place, go back to your nook and dry-fit. Align the lower in your size items to the mark on the wall to make sure they still fit correctly.

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