If your house was constructed sometime after the early 2000s, you may have noticed it is missing square corners. Instead, most of your corners are rounded, or you may have bullnose baseboard corners. This rounded drywall nook provides homes a contemporary look without an excessive amount of problem when drywalling.
But when you're putting in the baseboard around bullnose corners, things grow to be more complicated. Not are you lining as much as 45-degree corners (miters); installing bullnose corner baseboard trim requires more precision.
Our bullnose nook software, the ¾’’ Bullnose baseboards
Nook Gauge helps take the guesswork out of these extra steps. The flaps help you draw a line on both the wall and the baseboard piece you're chopping to make sure a perfect fit every time. Our guide for putting in these professional-looking baseboards for rounded corners with the ¾’’ Bullnose Trim Gauge, is below.
STEP 1: PREP YOUR BASEBOARD PIECES
Your baseboard items ought to be at least slightly longer than your wall sections. Measure your small items to the length of the nook they will end on, but then minimize with the extra board on the top for you to make your mark. Do this for each sides.
STEP 2: MAKE YOUR MARKS (MEASURE YOUR BASEBOARD)
With your trim prepped, take every bit and align it for marking. Mark each sides of the wall and every piece. Your wall line will now function a guide when fitting. You can double-check your mark with a tape measure, however in case you have aligned everything square, that should be accurate.
STEP three: MAKE YOUR CUTS
With your items in hand, use your marks to make 22.5-degree cuts being careful to not lower the mark (depart your mark seen after you narrow). You’ll want these angled in to fit along with your center-piece.
STEP four: CUT YOUR CENTER PIECE
A key distinction between the standard forty five-degree cuts and the rounded trim corners is the center- piece. The piece will fit in between your lower pieces to carry the nook together. These have to be 5/eight’’ with two outward-facing 22.5-degree cuts.
STEP 5: FITTING
With your items in place, go back to your corner and dry-fit. Align the lower in your size pieces to the mark on the wall to ensure they still match correctly.