A flush recessed baseboard, sometimes called a skirting board, is a unique wall detail increasingly popular in contemporary architecture. Combined with concealed door jambs, the flush base has become the sought-after design standard in North American residential construction.
We designed the aluminum extrusion profile of the Dorsis Linus flush baseboard for ½" or ⅝" drywall applications. The minimum flush baseboard height is 2-¼", with an option to go up to 4".
You will have complete freedom in material selection for your baseboard. The insert can be an MDF baseboard painted in the wall color or contrasting color, but you can also use hardwood board, tile, or Corian.
You can place your furniture, consoles, art, or tall wall mirrors flush against the wall.
The insert floats above the floor, allowing for hardwood floor expansion and contraction.
Pick between a linear flush stair skirt board or let the flush baseboard follow each tread and riser.
The painted MDF board insert is easy to repair and repaint if necessary. Use floor tile as a recessed baseboard in mudrooms, entryways, and bathrooms.
Use recessed LED baseboard lighting for entryways, hallways, or powder rooms. Flush baseboard molding with LED light inserts is a perfect fit for stairs.
With fewer distractions, your space will become a canvas for living.
A flush recessed baseboard (sometimes called "skirting board") is an amazing modern detail that will elevate your interior. Popular with leading European architects and interior designers, this modern and minimalistic flush baseboard is now making inroads into North American modern residential architecture.
Flush baseboard Dorsis Linus 13 for ½" drywall installation.
Flush baseboard Dorsis Linus 15 is designed for ⅝" drywall installation.
Flush baseboard Dorsis Linus LED can house an LED lighting strip.
Lighting plays a crucial role in interior design and the Dorsis Linus LED flush baseboard will add a touch of sophisticated lighting to your space. Intelligent lighting control can turn the flush baseboard into an LED orientation light so that you can find your way in dark hallways or staircases.
Linus can receive any 8 mm or 10 mm LED strip. Choose any 12/24V, white or RGB color, high or low CRI, warm or cool LED you prefer. Your electrician will provide the power supply and wiring.
Connect your LED baseboard to a brightness-aware motion sensor and have your home automation system such as Loxone turn on the light when you walk into a dark hallway.
The Dorsis Linus aluminum baseboard housing can receive any insert material and you can easily scribe the baseboard to an uneven floor.
With a hardwood floor, you will leave a tiny gap between the bottom edge of the insert and the top of the hardwood floor to allow for contraction and expansion.
Tile floors don't expand or contract. With tile floors in bathrooms or mudrooms, you can use tile as your insert material and seal the gap between the floor and insert.
We designed the Dorsis Linus recessed baseboard for easy integration with the Dorsis Fortius flush-with-the-wall trimless doors. The Dorsis Linus Jamb Connector is milled to meet with the hidden door jamb perfectly, leaving only about a ⅛" vertical strip of the jamb.
The Dorsis Linus Jamb Connector also works with our unique Dorsis Belport trimless sliding pocket door.
Every little detail matters. That is why we make system corner elements so that your installation can go much faster and the end result is perfect.
How to make flush baseboard corners? Dorsis Linus mitered corner elements are available for inside and outside corners. Supplied as a set with a connector.
Dorsis Linus flush baseboard provides system components for both inside and outside corners. Each baseboard corner has a miter joint to form a perfect 90° angle. Each Dorsis corner comes as a 2-piece set with an angle bracket.
Dorsis Linus flush baseboard will accommodate traditional MDF baseboard, as well as tile or hardwood floor. Dorsis Linus flush baseboard is a Dorsis system element designed to connect seamlessly with the Dorsis Fortius concealed door frame range.
We will gladly assist you with your planning with the Dorsis Linus flush baseboard and provide your project architect or designer with shop drawings for inclusion in your Construction Documents (CD).
Dorsis Linus 13 and Dorsis Linus 15 shown.
Our Dorsis Linus flush baseboard comes as a set of two components — the aluminum profile bracket ($5 per linear foot), and the primed or factory-painted MDF insert ($6 per linear foot).