Posted on: 7 March 2015Share
Creating a finished look in a dining room is important to many homeowners. It can be difficult to determine which changes to make because some can be more expensive than others. One way to make a huge impact on the look of your dining room is to add molding to the room. The following guide will help you learn about a few things you need to take into consideration when adding molding to the room.
The first thing you need to consider is the placement of the molding. Molding can go around the top edge of your room where the wall and ceiling meet, around the bottom of the room where the baseboard and wall meet, and even around the center of the room as a chair rail. Determining the placement for your molding will help you determine the size of the molding you want to have hung in your home.
There are some moldings that have intricate designs on them and some that have a very basic look at them. Adding intricately detailed molding to the room will had a huge visual impact to the room without costing you a ton of money. You can also paint the molding a bold color if you want to make the look even more unique.
You need to prepare the room for the molding before having it hung on your wall. If you want to paint the walls in the room, you need to paint them before you have the molding attached to ensure that you are able to have a finished look when it is done. Be sure to paint the room a few days before you actually plan to have the molding hung to ensure that the paint has plenty of time to dry before continuing.
You want to hire a professional to mount the molding for you because it can be a very difficult job to do on your own. There are a lot of measurements that need to be taken and precise cuts will need to be made to make the molding fit together properly. When searching for a professional, you want to be sure that you find out if they have experience with hanging the molding you want to have hung.
When everything is complete, the molding will make your room look new and more eye-catching. Molding is very inexpensive and can be hung within one day's time. To learn more about hiring a general contractor to help with moldings, contact Lehman Construction Services Inc