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I had brick wainscoting on the exterior of my first home. I loved it.
My investors love these! They're putting them in a house today, as a matter of fact!
Westlake Village, CA
There are so many ways to use wainscoting. It is prettiest in a dining room or used in a hallway or mudroom. I am seeing new homes installing at various heights and even as high as 5 feet. It is all about proportion and scale.
DR underneath the chair rail !
Buyers in this area love wainscoting. By the way I'm from the Bronx and it took me forever to spell it right.
Not my thing but does add a touch in some rooms!
I love it.
Thanks for the reminder.
You have some examples in your photos in your question.
Barbara Todaro - this one was easy - even I could get it...lol.
We are seeing more and more of this in the new homes being built, at least the models. It's not really a California thing but becoming more popular
We see a lot of it in dining rooms and stairwells in the older historic homes.
Not a fan of most layouts - I'm more of a plain wall kinda gal
Wainscoting is used in may formal dining and living..we are seeing less of it as buyers opt for a more contemporary living style.
We see it used for bathrooms, kitchens, dining room and often in recreation rooms in the basement.
I know this answer, but I'm still with Sam Shueh on this one.
I have always thought it was what Ken Jones said.
I se a lot of this in the older homes in my area.
Wainscotting, wainscoating, beadboard....I have heard it all and have seen so many different variations. When someone says any of these words to me, especially buyers, I have to ask them " what do YOU mean?" LOL.
There were winscoating panels in my childhood home built in 1889. Sorry no photos.
It really gives a nice look and is not too expensive, but looks it.
Love it! I'm not so sure about beadboard in small 1/2 baths which is where I see alot of it.
I have many great examples in my Pinterest boards.
Wainscoting can be found in many of the traditional homes in our market.
At one time used to cover water spots.
We see wainscoting in older homes in Oklahoma City. Most of the time it will be ripped out when the home is remodeled. Since tend towards the modern it's OK with me to take it out. If it was eseential to the look and character of the older home I would probably want to keep it in.
Alwas have liked homes with wainscoting. It's a great look when done properly.
I've seen it in back East or in New England homes, and seldom out West (unless if the home was bought by a back East buyer!) Barbara Todaro. It's paneling that is on the lower part of wall and is usually a contrasting color to the wall paint (white wainscoting with a yellow wall or a brightly colored wall). I've also seen wainscoting with a wall-papered top of the wall.
Paneling on lower part of interior walls dating back to 16th century in the UK.
It's a interior designers best friend in most new construction model homes LOL..
Good p[icture, One of the offices in the office has that
My investors love it also