Can you replace baseboards?
Simply so, how much does it cost to replace baseboards?
Typical baseboard materials There are a variety of baseboard sizes and styles available, but generally speaking, fiberboard will be less expensive, with costs averaging 60 cents to $1 per foot. For wood baseboard, expect to pay 80 cents to $1.20 per foot, not including installation.
Keeping this in consideration, how hard is it to replace baseboards?
Difficulty: Intermediate While the installation of the baseboard trim itself isn't hard, the cutting and measuring of the angles can be a bit tricky. The process is similar to installing crown moulding. A homeowner can easily learn how to install baseboards with this easy-to-follow project guide.
Use a putty knife to spread a small amount of putty in any dents or holes in the wood above the nails. Allow it to dry overnight, then gently sand it smooth with 150- to 180-grit sandpaper. Touch up the area with paint that matches the baseboard to complete the job.