Transform Your Room with Moulding from Rex Lumber
Moulding can transform the look of a room, from traditional to modern. Mouldings are used more often where the wall meets the ceiling. It hides the joinery at the corners and provides a beautiful transition from one surface to another. It can also be used as a decorative element on walls. No matter the placement of type of moulding, it gives the room a finished appearance.
There are many types of moulding.
Which type is best suited for your house?
- Cornice Moulding
This moulding is placed is at the top of a wall where the ceiling and wall meet. This moulding will add drama to a room. There are two types of cornice moulding: crown and cove. Often pieces of crown moulding are mixed and matched with other moulding styles. Cove moulding has a concave outline. It is also used at the junction of an interior wall and ceiling.
- Frieze Moulding
These moulding are wide, horizontal bands that frame doors, windows and the upper part of a wall in a room. It can be several designs, including embossed beading, embossed floral, traditional moulding, etc. A frieze moulding runs under the cornice or crown moulding.
- Chair Rail Moulding
This moulding divides the wall horizontally and lines the perimeter of the room. Traditionally used to protect the wall from being scraped by the top of a chair, chair rail moulding is typically about 32 inches from the floor.