At R Luis Contracting, we provide a wide range of home renovations and contracting services for the interior of your home, including sidewalk work. Crown moldings are an elegant and decorative way to add character and charm to a room. As NYC’s premier home renovations contractor, the team at R Luis strives to provide our clients with the highest level of aesthetic interior home renovations services available today.
What are Crown Moldings?
Crown molding, otherwise known as cornice molding, are a decorative trim installed where the walls and ceiling meet. Crown molding can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, plaster, polyurethane, and MDF. It comes in a variety of styles and sizes, ranging from simple and understated to intricate and ornate.
Benefits of Crown Molding
Crown molding has several benefits that make it a popular choice among homeowners:
- Adds character and elegance to a room
- Hides imperfections in the wall-ceiling junction
- Increases the perceived value of a home
- Can help make a room feel larger and more spacious
At R Luis, we offer a wide range of crown molding services and can help you to create the home of your dreams in no time at all. We strive to complete each and every project on time and within budget. We
Installing crown molding requires some skill and experience, but with the right tools and techniques, it can be a relatively straightforward process. Here are some installation tips to keep in mind:
Measure and plan: Accurate measurements are essential for a successful installation. Plan the layout of the molding and mark the walls and ceiling accordingly.
Use a coping saw: When joining two pieces of molding at an inside corner, use a coping saw to cut the molding at an angle to ensure a tight fit.
Nail carefully: Use a nail gun or finish nails to attach the molding to the wall and ceiling. Be sure to nail at an angle to prevent the molding from splitting.
Fill and sand: Use wood filler to fill any gaps or nail holes in the molding, then sand the surface smooth.
Paint or stain: Finish the molding with a coat of paint or stain to match the room’s decor.