How I Repaired A Chipped Baseboard

Val
by Val
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20 Minutes
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My hubby and the dogs were goofing around the other day, and knocked my vanity chair over. It took quite a chunk out of the baseboard.
Before
A chunk flew across the floor, so I grabbed it. It kind of looked like a lost cause, but I thought I would try and glue it back in and see how it turned out.
After
Here is how it looks now. Sure beats replacing the whole board! I think we can live with this, don't you?
From about three feet away.
It is hardly noticeable from that distance. My hubby had a hard time finding it! The time it took to fix it was about twenty minutes, not including dry time for the glue.
One more before picture!
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  • Sonya Donohue Sonya Donohue on May 05, 2019

    How do I mend a crack /chip in floor tile

  • Lori Ward-Laatsch Lori Ward-Laatsch on Jun 21, 2021

    Do you think this would work on large patches the previous owners must of had a dog that was not well behaved the base boards and window base boards have large patches of scratch and possibly bite marks, the things you don't always see on a look through. It looks awful but I don't want to replace one because I am afraid then one would be all they are pretty old and I am not up to do that myself. The dog also clawed up the carpets in odd places, one I am able camo with a bench the other is right in front of the half bath.

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  • Clay B Clay B on Jun 08, 2014
    could also use Minwax Professional Wood Filler. It's a 2 part epoxy, over fill and shape best you can , then sand to shape. Great for repairing rotted wood outside.

  • Val Val on Jun 08, 2014
    Good to know Clay. I'm sure it won't be the last chip or ding around here! Thanks for the tip! Val

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