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Use this guide to replace a T molding. A T molding is a transition strip used to connect two floorings at the same height.

A loose/ broken T molding can become a hazard as it might cause someone to trip over. Dirt can also add up under the transition strip, making it difficult to clean.

Step 2 of this guide requires measuring and cutting the T molding. Make sure to perform step 1 before purchasing your new T molding so that the place of purchase can cut it for free.

  1. Measure the exact width of the doorway using a tape measure.
    • Measure the exact width of the doorway using a tape measure.

  2. Mark the T molding based on the doorway measure. Cut the T molding using a sharp saw (table saw). Cutting the T molding can be done for free at the place of purchase.
    • Mark the T molding based on the doorway measure.

    • Cut the T molding using a sharp saw (table saw).

    • Cutting the T molding can be done for free at the place of purchase.

    • If you don't have access to a sharp saw, cut the T molding using a jigsaw and use sanding paper to soften the end.

  3. Remove the old T molding. You can use a pry bar to loosen the T molding. You can use a pry bar to loosen the T molding.
    • Remove the old T molding.

    • You can use a pry bar to loosen the T molding.

  4. Use a utility knife to remove all the glue or any material used to keep the old T molding in place. You may use a scraper instead of a utility knife.
    • Use a utility knife to remove all the glue or any material used to keep the old T molding in place.

    • You may use a scraper instead of a utility knife.

    • Clean up the area thoroughly.

  5. Apply the glue evenly to the gap.
    • Apply the glue evenly to the gap.

  6. Insert the T molding into the gap. Press the T molding firmly onto the ground. No gap should exist between the T molding and the floorings.
    • Insert the T molding into the gap.

    • Press the T molding firmly onto the ground.

    • No gap should exist between the T molding and the floorings.

  7. Tape the T molding onto the floor. This  step ensures the T molding stays in place until the glue dries.
    • Tape the T molding onto the floor.

    • This step ensures the T molding stays in place until the glue dries.

    • Wait 24 hours for the glue to dry.

    • Remove the tapes.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Rojean Noorinayer

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