Flat Molding 3-1/2 inch Manufactured with a Dense Architectural Polyurethane Compound
Flat molding is
like a ribbon to a well thought out, well-packaged gift. It brings all other
molding pieces together in a harmonious map of the space. Flat molding comes in
the form of chair rail, casing, and wall and ceiling relief trim.
As a decorative element,
it will add to the aesthetic appeal of other trim pieces such as crown and
FM-5538 is a
darling jewel of our Flat Molding category. At 3-½ inch height, it will rest
beautifully upon a wall surface without being too domineering or invisible. As
with all our molding pieces, it is made from high-quality, dense polyurethane.
What can you expect
● It is flexible
making FM-5538 is pliable, allowing it to be easily manipulated as need be.
This makes the installation work easier and will be helpful when putting it up
on an uneven surface.
● It is resistant to moisture absorption
superior to materials like wood because of its capacity to resist moisture
absorption. FM-5538 will be great even in rooms that harbor relatively higher
humidity such as the bathroom and kitchen.
● It is resistant to warping and cracking
FM-5538 will be
protected from warping and cracking because the polyurethane adjusts to extreme
weather conditions like heat.
Hint: Purchase your flat molding a few days before installation and keep it
in the room to allow it to acclimatize to the conditions of the space.
● It is built to last
Durability is a
vital consideration for any decor piece. These great features such as moisture,
mold, and mildew resistance come together to make FM-5538 long-lasting. It is
guaranteed to retain its high quality for a lengthy period.
● It comes pre-primed and ready to install
prepared for installation. It is pre-primed using a white primer that easily
blends with any paint shade you desire. White is also the often preferred color
as it is versatile.
Hint: Before painting the entire length of FM-5538, check how well the paint
hue blends with the primer by testing it out on a small surface.
● It is budget-friendly
FM-5538 is great
value at an affordable price. The fact that it is durable serves to reinforce
its value as it will be a worthwhile purchase.
Here are a few handy
tips for your DIY project;
Often, the ideal height to
position flat molding such as chair rail is contested. A good general rule of
thumb is to set it in the lower third of the wall height.
Where the goal is still to provide
protection to the wall such as in a dining room, align the height with the
height of the chair back to ensure maximum protection.
Whatever style of flat molding you
choose, select pieces that will not be too flat against the wall. They need to
stand out as much as they are blending in.
With all these in
mind, there is no doubt that FM-5538 is your best bet for the flat molding you