Wall Molding

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Molding 1 - Introduction

Get started with your molding project.

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How to Determine the Best Chair Rail Style for Your Home

Picking the right one can be a challenge.

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How to Miter Cut Shoe Molding

Make ordinary baseboards seem extraordinary.

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5 Combinations of Trim and Molding

It's one of the easiest ways to upgrade a room's appearance.

Crown molding corners.
Installing Crown Molding Corners

Crown molding corners can be a real challenge for a novice.

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Crown Molding Cutting Tool Guide

It's important to plan ahead.

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Tips for Installing Foam Crown Molding

This molding is commonly seen on cathedral ceilings.

Cutting Base Molding Angles

Base molding is the trim around the bottom of your walls.

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How to Cut Trim Molding

Cutting trim molding doesn't have to be complicated. Follow a few basic steps, practice cut once or twice, and you're ready!

Crown molding on a ceiling.
Cut Crown Molding Like a Pro

Crown molding adds height to the room.

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How to Install a Molding Chair Rail Around a Curved Wall

Wood molding chair rails are functional and decorative.

How to Add Plinth Blocks to Door or Window Casing

Plinth blocks are a great addition to window or door casing.

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How to Install Plinth Blocks Part 1

It's a quick way to make a door or window look impressive.

Faux Crown Molding with Paint

Installing crown molding can be costly and time-consuming.

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Applying Textured Drywall Spray

Drywall spray texturing can add a certain class.

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Installing Molding Using Mitered and Coped Joints

Decorative moldings can add a real touch of elegance.

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4 Tips for Repairing Chipped Chair Rail Moldings

Chair rails are a common type of wall trim.

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Installing Wainscoting: Tips and Mistakes to Avoid

The process of installing wainscoting is not complicated.

How to Finish MDF Molding

Finishing MDF Molding, or Medium Density Fiber Wood.

Marking a cut on a piece of quarter round molding
How to Install Half Round Molding

Completing the look with half round molding is a DIY win.

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How to Attach Baseboard Molding to Drywall

Follow the simple steps.

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Laminate Floor Molding Types

Choose the right kind for your flooring transition.

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How to Cut a Mitered Return for Base Molding

Base moldings look beautiful in a house and sometimes they need to be cut for mitered returns. Mitered returns in base moldings are the small pieces of woods that angle backwards at the end of the base molding. The mitered return is joined with 2, 45 degree angle miters at the edge of the molding. One

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How to Cut Crown Molding Corner Blocks

Crown molding corner blocks are a popular decorative option. Apart from providing an elegant and classy look to your room, they are relatively easy to install, and quite affordable too. They also have the advantage of being easy to complement since there are a number of decortaive options available using

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Installing Wall Molding: Mistakes to Avoid

If the walls in your house are bare and there are no paintings or pictures to make them look appealing, you can use wall molding. It's appropriate height is along the hip area of the walls, which is higher than the chair rail and goes all the way to the floor. When installing, you need to remember the

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Installing Chair Rail: Mistakes to Avoid

The purpose of installing chair rail is to protect the wall from marks and damage to the paint job cased by the back of chairs. The friction between the backs of chairs and the walls settles on this part, hence reducing the rate of constant repairs needed for the walls. In addition, it has an aesthetic

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What is the cheapest and easiest way to install wainscoting?

The easiest, least expensive way to install wainscoting is to use prefabricated bead-board sheets. Coming in 4 x 8-foot panels, the bead-board is produced with the characteristic vertical grooves, so all you have to do is install and finish it. After the panels are in place, reattach the baseboard and

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How do I install wainscoting panels?

Installing wainscoting panels requires a fair amount of preparation. Prefabricated panels come in finished and unfinished varieties. You may opt to pre-finish the raw panels before installing them, or you can paint or stain them once they're up. Installation Remove all baseboards and power outlet covers

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How do I create my own faux wainscoting?

The easiest way to create faux wainscoting is to install prefabricated 4-by-8-foot sheets made to resemble wainscoting. You could use a combination of paint and molding, but you wouldn't have the grooved texture characteristic of real tongue-and-groove construction. That, of course, is precisely what

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How do I properly attach crown molding to a concrete wall?

Using nails or screws to attach crown molding to a concrete wall may increase the potential for damage. Using a construction adhesive, such as Liquid Nails, is a more suitable installation method. Since the adhesive can tend to dry quickly and make adjustments difficult, it may be necessary to make a

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How to Join and Fit Skirting Board in Your Home

The idea behind the design of the skirting board is to hide the joints between the wall and the floor, as the joints can make the floor look less attractive. When you join skirting boards together it should be done in such a way that it does not appear sloppy, but instead give a comprehensive look to

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How to Install a Skirting Board

A skirting board, also known as a baseboard, is the strip of molding at the bottom of the wall that covers the portion of the wall that connects it to the floor. The main purpose of the skirting board is for aesthetics, and to protect the lower portion of the wall from damage. There are different designs

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Staining Options for Quarter Round

Quarter round molding is a small kind of decorative molding that is cut at an angle to form a “quadrant” at ninety degrees, with a rounded surface in between. Quarter round can attach to flat baseboards or other areas to provide a nice round edge. Staining Quarter Round Those who are using this kind

How to Install Chair Rail Molding for a Staircase

Chair rail molding is a traditional form of wainscoting.

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Crown Molding Installation Mistakes

The process of crown molding installation is simple.

Wainscoting.
Installing Wainscoting around a Casement Window

Wainscoting gives a room character and formality.

How to Cut Crown Molding: Outside Corner

Install crown molding for the outside corner of your wall.

Guide to Molding Types and Materials

Wooden molding can do quite a bit to beautify your home.

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Installing Chair Rail Molding On Angled Corners

It creates a finished look.

How To Install a Half Round Window

Installing a half-round window in your home is a great idea.