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Crown Molding – Give your House a Makeover
19 Mar

Crown Molding – Give your House a Makeover

Posted By: John Times Read: 305 Comments: 0

Who wouldn’t like to live in a house that is enriching and designed with finesse? While other aspects of home décor garner a lot of prominences, one often forgets to give enough consideration to the ceilings. Crown molding is one of the most popular techniques applied for uplifting the very essence of the ceiling adding charm to the architectural edge.

What is Crown Molding?

Crown moulding is a decorative piece of lining that is installed at the intersections where the wall meets the ceiling. With years it has grown on to become a popular feature of home décor that aids in adding elegance to the appearance. It is used not only for decorating the ceilings of new houses but also for renovating the ceilings of old houses giving it an upliftment.

By definition, it can be described as an ornamental piece usually made up of materials such as plaster, metal, or wood that are extensively used for decorating and outlining the ceilings. Apart from being used for interiors, it is also used for decorating the exteriors. It is used greatly in molding door openings, windows, and walls in addition to ceilings.

What are the various advantages of crown molding?

·         It enhances the beauty of the place

The primary purpose of moulding is to enhance the very appearance of the place. It is a good alternative for adding decorative trims to the walls, ceilings or doors. The ornate designing and minute detailing not only add sophistication to the room but also makes the best home décor feature.

·         It's cost friendly

Is your ceiling all worn off? Are you thinking of renovating your ceiling and painting it again? Well, while painting can be an expensive bet, molding is a great technique that aids in attaining interior design goals. Many interior designers are opting for polyurethane crown molding which is not only cheaper and economical but renders one the exact output for the house one had thought for.

How to go about with the crown molding project?

·         Decide on your idea

The very first thing one needs to consider is how you would want your interior to look like? Once you have decided on decoratively molding your interior, the next thing you must take care of is where you would like to use the molding to the maximum whether living room, dining room or kitchens? It is always better to choose a place where the molding is nicely visible.

·         Kind of material

Choosing the right material for molding is the crux of the entire designing process. Herein you must decide what kind of mold you would like to opt for? Whether you want to opt for classy molds or ones that are cost-effective?

Some of the cheaper options of chain rail moulding include polystyrene, PVC and polyurethane, whereas ones that can render a classy look to your ceiling include molds made of wood and plaster.

Thus, if you wish to render your interiors a novel look that’s awed by onlookers, molding technique is the way to go.

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