Officially recognized classification of their species do not exist, but we can distinguish the following varieties:
- Production of anodized aluminum (компанииAlluboard, Profilpas).
- Products of wood or plywood, lined with aluminum anodized (компанииAllurivest, DuallWoodи other).
- Products made of aluminum, lined with PVC film (Profilpas).
- Aluminum профилиMINIпроизводства company UNIONporte. They represent a profile that mounts flush against the wall (no ledge) and the Central part of which can be filled with literally any material: wood, laminate, metal, artificial or natural stone, etc.).
Structurally different aluminum products with cable channel and without it. According to the method of installation is available self-adhesive aluminium plinth and mounted on the clip (to the wall with screws or adhesive attaches the rear part of the profile).
On the market today are the products of companies from Russia, Italy, Poland, Turkey, England. Manufacturers even offer aluminum products with led backlight. Very impressive.
Manufacturers produce profiles with a length of 2, 3 and 4 meters. Profile configuration can be complex, as the classic products, or flat. There are varieties of floor, designed for installation flush with the wall of plasterboard or wall panels.
The products have a height of from 40 to 100 mm (depends on manufacturers and series) in increments of 10 mm.
Cost these products are much more expensive «fellow» of plastic (PVC).
- Resistance to aggressive chemicals.
- Resistance to temperature fluctuations.
- The flexibility of the profile.
- Easy installation.
- Very easy to maintain.
For its installation will need a standard mounting elements (such as for products made of plastic): the internal angle, external angle, stub lateral, right and left, Central connection for joining two profiles. Some manufacturers produce mounting elements for mounting aluminum moldings not of metal but of solid plastic in the color of the product.
In the apartments of the plinth of aluminum can serve as a wonderful decorative element when making a room in style Hi-Tech or minimalist. These products go well with flooring of granite, tiles, laminate, some carpeting.
Due to its operational qualities of a plinth is used in rooms with high humidity – the kitchen and bathroom. In the kitchen, use the plinth from aluminium with decorative PVC film will combine the durability and strength of the product with any interior.
The mounting plinth from aluminium is straightforward, so it can handle almost any person. Self-adhesive products require absolutely smooth surfaces. This will be the only difficulty in installing them. The wall surface is cleaned of dust and to it is attached the product.
For the other kind of aluminium plinth for floor-at first installed base. Manufacturers produce it from aluminium or flexible plastic. The base can be mounted on the liquid nails or dowels, screws. However, the mounting on the liquid nails means that in the future without damage to dismantle the plinth from aluminium will not work.
From the tool you will need:
- Drill or punch.
- Screwdriver or screwdriver.
- A tape measure and pencil.
- Building level.
- Gun for sealant and adhesive tubes (if the basis set adhesive method).
Experts recommend that for reliability to install the aluminum plinth with cable channel in the base to mount it to the wall dowel-screws, especially when laying large number of wires. The fact that some manufacturers produce such products, self-adhesive.
Characteristic flat profile made of aluminium allows flexibility when installing around curved sections of columns and walls.
Aluminium plinth UNIONporteмонтируется directly on rough wall to start plastering, and then the top edge can be used as a lighthouse. After plastering of the wall the plinth is flush with the wall. For structures made of plasterboard профилиUNIONporte mounted on the frame under the bottom sheets of drywall.
Aluminum plinth for floor – bright, interesting, eye-catching decorative element that performs other practical functions. Svoeobraznoe a new reading of the manufacturers of such a familiar element of the interior. Easy installation and later maintenance, performance forced to pay attention to it. Interesting and unusual design solution for the floor covering.