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  • n. Plural form of baseboard.


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  • Our building has some problems with mold - not least of all in our bathroom, where the baseboards are all greeny.


  • Hopefully you won't mind if the baseboards are a little dirty if it saves my sanity a bit this week :

    Quiet time - SpouseBUZZ

  • This is particularly important if they want to spray baseboards, which is a gimmick and not legitimate pest control.

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  • I've been stuck inside, giving me ample time to observe that my kitchen cabinets could use a wipe-down and my baseboards are a little dusty. Local News

  • Bedbugs like to live in dark, hidden places such as baseboards, creases in furniture and behind cabinets. - News

  • All that was left now were faded spots on walls, dust bunnies along the baseboards and empty hangers in closets—a series of blank spaces where things had once been, like the bare shelf in the shed that stood on their perfectly manicured backyard.

    Curb Appeal

  • You ask around and it turns out your friend Susan has been using the same cleaning woman for 74 years—a reliable Belarus native who scrubs the baseboards with a toothbrush for $15 an hour.

    Really Cleaning Up

  • There are no baseboards on the distressed French oak floors to keep the lines clean and simple, the owners say.

    A Private Retreat In the Suburbs

  • Make sure to get around the baseboards and cracks see number 2.

    Maria Rodale: Top 10 Non-Toxic Ways to Control Bed Bugs

  • The roadshow has attracted three consecutive public engagement grants from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and earns its own money by sales of a CD containing files for producing the baseboards of the activities.

    Ian Porteous obituary


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