Wall base is the trim or molding which is attached at the bottom (or, base) of the perimeter walls. Wallbase serves both a cosmetic and a functional benefit. Cosmetically, wall base adds the finishing distinction (as a compliment or contrast) between the wall and floor. Functionally, the wall base may cover a gap and, over time, the wall base endures the most strikes. Sequentially, attaching wall base is normally the last step to installing new floors.
Wall base is available in many forms: