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What is woodwork on walls called?

Wainscoting vs. … Wainscoting is a broader term referring to decorative paneling used for centuries as: a) a wall accent; b) insulation and; c) to prevent (and cover up) damage to walls. It typically is made of wood, and covers the lower three or four feet of an interior wall.

What is it called when there is trim in the middle of the wall?

In architecture, a baseboard (also called skirting board, skirting, mopboard, floor molding, or base molding) is usually wooden or vinyl board covering the lowest part of an interior wall. Its purpose is to cover the joint between the wall surface and the floor.

Is drywall or wood paneling cheaper?

Because of the greater attention needed for cutting and trimming wood, paneling may take more time and cost more than installing drywall.

Does wall paneling go over drywall?

It is common practice to put paneling over drywall. Two main reasons for that are fire rating and ability to spread adhesive evenly so panels don’t bulge between studs.

Why do Americans spell differently?

“In that sense Webster was the first to differentiate between British and American usage, and in that it was frequently he who chose the variant of two spellings in early nineteenth-century use which have subsequently been preferred in the United States, he can be said to have influenced the development of spelling.