Wood Moulding Types

Wood Moulding Types

Are you planning to install laminate or engineered wood flooring in your home? Then you’ll need to have at least a basic understanding of different wood moulding types and where they are used. Molding and wood trim give the floor a professional, finished appearance, join the floor to the walls, and create seamless transitions to other rooms.

What Is Wood Molding Profiles Chart?

Wood molding comes in various shapes and sizes, and different types of moldings are used for specific purposes. So it may help to explore wood molding profiles charts of different manufacturers to understand the options they offer. You can use them as a source of reference when picking moldings for your flooring project. 

Wood Moulding Types

Let’s take a look at different floor wood moulding types that we offer at Stone & Tile to give you a better idea of available options and how each can be used in your design.

Threshold molding or baby threshold is used in doorways to finish the edge where the flooring ends. You can also install thresholds when you are joining one surface to another of a different height to create a smooth transition.

Flush stair nose molding is used on steps, landings, and the perimeter of elevated floors to protect edges. Wood flush stair nose profiles create a smooth, finished look by connecting at the same level as the flooring.


Quarter round molding is installed to cover seams and expansion spaces where engineered wood or laminate meets baseboards. You can also use wood quarter round molding at the base of steps and around cabinets. Quarter round moldings can be color-matched to your flooring for a uniform look.

Wood reducer molding is sloped on one side to smoothly transition between floors of different heights, for example, engineered wood flooring and carpet, vinyl, or tile. The flush reducer can seamlessly transition your floors from one level to the next, reducing tripping hazards.

T-molding is used to create a transition between different flooring types of the same height or between wood floors in adjacent rooms to create a trip-free transition that is visually appealing. Wood T-molding is typically installed in doorways without thresholds and can also be used to join hardwood floors in large areas and cover expansion/contraction joints.

Instaform profile features a unique design. It is multifunctional and can be used to create five different applications. It’s a great option if you are a DIY person. You can use the cutting tool included in each package to create the exact molding piece you need, including T-molding, carpet reducer, hard surface reducer, square nose. Besides, you can combine Instaform profile with the aluminum stair base sub-profile to create a sturdy flush stair nose.

Explore our collections of wood molding profiles and choose those you need to add a finishing touch to your new floors.
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