Baby Threshold

A baby threshold is a necessity for every flooring project and can be used virtually anywhere you need to create a finished edge. It is typically used to transition from hard surface floors to carpet, around fireplaces, next to sliding doors, higher floors, and other close spaces, such as up to doors.

  • What Is Baby Threshold?

    Are you planning to install laminate wood flooring in your home? You will then need thresholds used in situations where a hardwood or laminate floor meets up with the second floor of a different height, for example, high pile carpeting or floor tiles. They are a must-have for presenting a cohesive, completed look. A threshold will overlap the hardwood or laminate floor and create a defined transition to this second surface. Threshold molding is also referred to as baby threshold.

    Baby threshold has a rounded off square edge appearance and will make different types of floor meet together perfectly. A baby threshold can be easily installed if you glue down to the subfloor using construction adhesive and/or you can face nail to the subfloor using 8 penny finish nails. Molding colors should complement the flooring color chosen, and they may not be a perfect match.

    At Stone and Tile, we offer a large selection of baby threshold and wood floor reducer molding that can provide a smooth transition between floors of different heights. Depending on the design options chosen, they can be glued or nailed to the floor surface. They are available for most styles and colors, and there are numerous wood species to choose from, so matching the existing wood floor finish is easy. Baby thresholds give your installation a professionally finished look while allowing expansion space for your hardwood floors. 

    We also offer wood T molding that can be used to create a smooth transition between floors of equal thickness where an expansion gap rests, for example, between hardwood flooring and tiled surfaces. Explore our collections and find a complete line of trims and transition pieces to finish your beautiful new floor. Flooring trim and moldings are both functional and decorative, and they are very important to flooring installation because they help complete overall flooring designs.

    Baby Threshold Molding

    Baby threshold molding is typically installed where a transition to different flooring is not needed. It provides a clean visual look and acts as a cover for the expansion gaps of the flooring boards without obstructing doors. Our thresholds are installed to allow for future expansion and can be fastened directly to the subfloor with adhesives or nails.

    Baby threshold molding is the perfect versatile solution for finishing your new floor. It works great when finishing the floor in areas that meet vertical objects and is ideal for transitioning between your laminate flooring and carpet. Proper installation of transition baby threshold moldings is even a safety consideration because they lessen the likelihood of being tripped up between two floor-surface thicknesses. Visible transitions are safer because the person walking toward them can see and anticipate the change in flooring elevation or feel, and this helps to prevent accidents. Baby threshold molding can also be used where wood quarter round molding and wall base molding are not a good fit.

    Want to find the right type of molding for your space to make your floors look sophisticated and satisfyingly complete? Baby thresholds are ideal for glue and nail-down floor doorway applications and when transitioning between floors of different heights. They hide gaps, joints, and edges and accent the overall aesthetic appearance of the installation.

    The right molding can enhance the beauty and style of a well-executed floor. But many factors determine which moldings best fit with a specific floor, and each installation situation is different. Explore our huge selection of wood trim and find stylish items to add a finishing touch to your floors.

    Don't leave your floors with an unfinished look! Flooring trim like baby threshold molding is a must-have design and installation component, and we have plenty of accessories to complete your unique look. They will give an excellent coordinating finishing to a beautiful floor, just like a frame around a picture, and will help keep your brand new floors looking beautiful for years to come.
    1 We place your order directly with the manufacturer using our wholesale account so you get fantastic pricing!
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    What if the warehouse closest to you doesn’t have the item you have selected in stock?

    They can usually bring it in within a few days. If the manufacturer is willing to do this as a courtesy we will pass on that courtesy to you.  If there are any fees for this we will let you know so you can decide.  We always find out the exact timeline and email you to confirm if that is okay. If that doesn’t work for you then you will get a 100% refund. If it does, we proceed and email you when it is ready for pickup.

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