Dado

Dado rails are an important feature in the interior design of your period house and are usually used at a height of around 1m. The original purpose of dado rails was to prevent the back of chairs from damaging wall coverings hence their height at around the height of the top of a chair back. A dado should be chosen to complement all of your other mouldings both in terms of size and type of design. A dado that is too large may provide difficulties in taking items up and down your stairs and through your hallway due to a restricted access width. Therefore the dado chosen must be in proportion to your house and width of thoroughfares. Dado rails are fixed in place with wood adhesive and screws and are available in softwood (redwood) and a choice of hardwoods. They are most commonly painted in eggshell or gloss paint to match the rest of your wooden mouldings but can be left unpainted and waxed or varnished.

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Small dado with classic profile

Price from £2.04

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Classic Victorian dado in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £2.50

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Period style dado rail in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £3.72

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Dado rail for Victorian rooms in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £2.71

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Small dado rail for Victorian houses in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £1.62

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Victorian dado with straight top in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £2.71

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Dado with profile that is almost symmetrical in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £2.53

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Victorian dado profile with flat top in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £2.41

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Victorian dado with semi symmetrical profile in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £3.88

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Victorian dado with flat top in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £5.05

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Dado with curve and groove profile in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £3.88

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Medium sized dado with intricate profile in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £5.66

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Medium sized period dado in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £6.24

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Large dado with curved profile in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £9.16

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Extra large dado with curved profile - supplied in two pieces. Comes in choice of Redwood, Oak, Ash or Sapele

Price per m from £12.89