Maybe one of you is not familiar with the term wainscoting and there will be a question in your mind, what is wainscoting? Actually, wainscoting had been introduced and became popular in the mid nineteenth century. At that time, it was commonly made of wood of wagons. So, it can be stated that wainscoting is attaching wood materials to the bottom portion of the wall in room. However, nowadays, there are many choices of materials for wainscoting from natural until synthetic materials. They are, for example, fabrics, marble, tile, stone, and plastic. Although some of them are synthetic but it can looks like natural because of the creative design.
More explanation about what is wainscoting? is about the function. Wainscoting has many beneficial functions for your house. Firstly, it has practical function which it can add warmth effect to the room. Next, it can protect the wall from your active children who like “drawing” or “writing on the wall” or protect it from other marks. When you use wainscoting on the wall, it will be easier for you to clean it by washing off. Then, you also can protect your wall from moisture especially if your house is already old and has lower construction. Furthermore, it can cover a warped and uneven wall area if you have. Another more real function of wainscoting is it beautifies the look of the room. Therefore, it can be a good idea to use wainscoting, when you plan to renovate or redecorate even to decorate your new house.
For the installation, it is better to hire professionals to get good and satisfied result. The installation of wainscoting is by installing the panels between the baseboard and the chair rail. The length might be about 3’ to 5’ from the floor. I think that’s all about what is wainscoting that I can inform to you.
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