|Fig.1 Damaged Baseboard|
Tools and Supplies:
Blue painters tape
Dynaflex® 230 silicone
Kilz® oil spray primer paint
Red stucco tape
Sand paper 120 grit
Wood glue (5 milliliters = 0.1691 ounces)
Painting can be quite fun, the furniture needs to be moved to other area to make the area available for painting. This is the reason why this MDF (Medium-density fiberboard baseboard was damage. MDF is has many uses specially in California were there is no straight wall. MDF is made of sawdust and glue and cured with pressure to form any shape needed. MDF baseboards cost is three quarter less its counterpart the wood baseboard or wood trim.
This post shows the five steps to repair this baseboard.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the damage to the MDF baseboards. Tape the area for repairing and painting. Fig.2 shows some of the painting tools needed to protect the area around the baseboard damage.
|Fig.2 Painting preparation|
|Fig.3 Damaged baseboard|
|Fig.4 Press together|
|Fig.5 Titebond Glue|
|Fig.6 Press against the wall|
|Fig.7 Clear Silicone|
|Fig.8 Dynaflex® 230 silicone|
|Fig.10 Spray primer|
- What is MDF - Medium Density Fiberboard?
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