How to Install Mouldings

how-to-install-mouldingsNeed help with your moulding project? Not a problem. With a few “tricks of the trade” your room will look great!

• We recommend prefinishing the mouldings before installing
• Install the moulding piece by piece, working your way around the room, leaving the nail heads exposed to allow for any repositioning.
• Avoid nailing the last 2 to 3 inches in each piece to avoid splitting. Nail in the curved or cove part of the moulding to better hide the nail holes.
• Nail mouldings into wood studs or jambs. Any good quality finishing nail properly counter sunk works well.
• C-clamps should be used to secure the moulding in the mitre box for more accurate cuts. Always use scrap wood between the clamp and the moulding to prevent surface damage.

Check out Part 1 and Part 2 series of YouTube videos

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