Frequently Asked Questions About Crown Molding
What is Crown Molding?
While molding in general refer to any kind of interior trim, crown molding is the trim that separate between walls and ceiling. Crown molding is more as a decorative element rather than functional ones, thus, it’s not mandatory for any interior using this elements.
How to Make Simple Crown Molding?
Crown molding comes with wide range of prices, you can find the ones that’s really expensive, but you can also find a very cheap ones. Thus, it’s highly recommended that you bought a ready to use crown molding rather than creating by your own. But if you still want to build ones, than the most simple and easy ways is by using any wood board. Just cut those board lengthwise around 5 to 6 inch wide, than install it on your walls above the ceiling using nails. Finally, paint those crown molding to make it look finished.
How to Hide Crown Molding Seams
Most of the time, crown molding seams are unnoticeable it’s don’t really necessary to hide it. But if your crown molding seams are visible even from a distance, than you can hide them easily by using some caulk or putty. To avoid repainting, use ones with exact same colors with your crown molding color.
How Much does Crown Molding Cost
The cheapest crown molding priced around 2$ to 10$ per linear foot, with installation cost around 3$ to 6$ per foot. Thus, you need to prepare around 5$ to 16$ for every linear foot of crown molding. So, if you want to install crown molding for your 20 x 30 feet room, you need to prepare at least 500$ to 1.600$.
But keep in mind that this is the minimum cost, as the cost can be much higher depend on the type of crown molding that you choose.