You don’t have to be an experienced trim carpenter to appreciate the aesthetic value that decorative interior moulding and trim from Inteplast Building Products can add to a room. And you don’t have to be a carpenter to install moulding either. So if you’re planning a moulding project anytime soon, I invite you to take a look at these inspirational ideas and tips from some industry professionals and notable DIY experts that can help you get a professional finish in an array of applications.
Baseboards, quarter round, and shoe moulding do more than provide a smooth, clean transition between floors and walls. They provide the finishing detail that transforms a square room to a distinctive, livable masterpiece. When you are adding or replacing baseboards in an existing home, you may run into uneven floors and walls which could make installation slightly tricky. Wendi at H20 Bungalow has a great easy to understand DIY baseboard tutorial that can make your baseboard project look just as good as a hired professional, if not better.
The hosts of See Jane Drill instructional videos show you how to install baseboard moulding with imperfect outside angles in this video tutorial. They also show you how to install baseboard moulding for a perfect fit on imperfect walls with these coping techniques in this video clip.
Crown moulding can add interest to plain walls and infuse character into a room that matches the overall style of your home. DIY Internet guru Sandra from Sawdust Girl shows you how to cut crown moulding and how to create and use templates that’ll make installation easier in this online post.
The aesthetic value of Inteplast Building Products Window and Door Moulding goes beyond softening transitions and hiding door jamb seams. It adds depth and drama to every room by framing picturesque views, playing off natural light, and transforming any doorway into an inviting grand entrance. This installation video on window and trim from The Family Handyman provides some trim carpenter trade secrets - like NOT using a tape measure. This post shows you how to install trim just by eyeing it. And the tools are simple: a sharp pencil, a miter saw, and a nail gun.
In addition to these great tips and tutorials, browse our previous blog posts for additional projects and helpful information on using prefinished moulding and trim from Inteplast Building Products in these and other applications like wall and multi-use moulding. To find Inteplast’s moulding, visit their store locator or look for it online at HomeDepot.com and Houzz.com.
As always, stay crafty and have fun doing it!