Faux Wood Crown Molding Puts An Affordable Finishing Touch On Home Remodeling
Installing faux wood crown molding is made easy by companies such as Simple Crown. Their affordable range requires no expensive tools or thumb-demolishing hammers. To install the strips you only need to applying a coat of paint, before sticking your decorative, professional finish on the wall. This company claims that their faux wood crown moldings are the easiest to install.
These ranges are manufactured from a unique kind of foam, polyurethane compound or high-density polystyrene, with a much higher density than Styrofoam. Yet the product remains so light-weight that one person can handle it with ease. The strips are smooth and solid. When painted it looks exactly like wood. You can use any latex primer and paint to finish it in a color of your choice. Never use oil based paints on this material. It retains its good looks and won’t shrink or split due to heat or cold. Compared to the time it takes to install crown molding made from wood, this option is lightning fast to complete. Some ranges come paint ready, so you don’t even have to bother with a primer.
This is a simple way to create a huge change in the appearance of a room. The kits usually include up to twelve four-feet sections. You will also get attractive, decorative corner pieces. Only a utility knife is needed for cutting. Use a product like Loctite Power Grab adhesive to fix the strips to the wall. You may also need an ‘out’ corner kit. To give the edges their neat finish, use latex caulk. The joints are hidden with lightweight spackling compound. Many of these brands can also be nailed if you prefer, without the need to drill holes first.
If you want a more ornate decoration with lots of detail, you may have to opt for exquisitely patterned handcast plaster moldings. Generally seen as being superior to all the other options, this can be breathtaking once it has been installed. It is eco-friendly, fireproof, comes reinforced with fibreglass and doesn’t warp. You can even get a lighted version for a unique effect.
Enhance the aesthetics of your rooms immediately and permanently by installing faux wood crown moldings.
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