Upgrade your Home with Crown Molding
Design Elements, Design Trends, Do It Yourself ~ DYI, Home Staging Tips, HopeDesigns.ca, Interior Decorating, Interior Decorating Tips, Interior Design, RenovationsAugust 29, 2014
Are you interested in a relatively simple and straightforward project that can transform the look of your home while also increasing its value? If so, you should consider the benefits of installing crown molding.
It does not matter if you add this to one room or several, when the project is complete you will realize two things to be true:
The space looks better
You have added value to your home
What more could you want?
Now that you understand the benefits associated with crown molding, it is time to take a closer look at the process of adding this design element to your property.
When deciding whether or not to add crown molding, you should focus your attention on the height of your ceilings.
The higher the ceilings the larger your crown molding can be. With low ceilings, you don’t want to choose something too large, as it could take away from other elements of your space.
Is crown molding right for your home? This depends on many factors, including the style of the property as well as the way you have your rooms decorated at the present time.
If you have a contemporary home, for example, any type of crown molding may look out of place. On the other hand, if your home has more of a traditional style, you should be able to work in crown molding with clean lines to improve its appearance.
At this point, you probably have a better idea of if you want to add crown molding to any room in your home. If you have come to realize the benefits of doing so, it is time to consider the steps involved with the installation process.
Is this a do it yourself project? For some, the answer is a resounding yes. This is not an overly complicated project, however, if you don’t have any experience it will be a trial and error process.
To get started, do the following:
Purchase your crown molding
Measure your room
Take inventory of the tools you will need, specifically a miter saw and nail gun
Find somebody who can assist you.
Generally speaking, installing crown molding is simple until you get to the corner cuts. It is then that you will have to be precise, as you want a tight fit.
Note: if this sounds like too much work, hire a local carpenter or contractor to install the crown molding for you, Hope Designs can assist with several of our recommended professional contractors.
For many years, homeowners have been upgrading their home with crown molding. This is a relatively cheap and simple way to bring additional character to any room, from your family room to your bedroom among others.
Once you realize that crown molding will match the style of your home, it is time to take on this project yourself or hire a professional who can handle every aspect of the installation. Looking for a professional to install crown moulding, let Hope Designs to refer you to our preferred contractors.