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The best way to Glue a Crown Molding
The best way to Paint a Crown Molding
After installing the Crown Molding, the Crown Molding should be painted with a brush or spray paint, and works best if you use a water-based paint. It is not necessary to apply primer.
Installing Crown Molding is very easy.
Nails, Hammers, Screws, expensive miter saws or stud finders
are not necessary for this application.
Material & Tools List
* PL Premium Adhesive * Latex Caulk or Caulk gun
* Spackling or drywall compound * Plastic putty
* Screwdriver & Drywall screws * Fine tooth saw
* Rags, sponge or brushes * Ruler
Please note: For "invisible" joints bevel the edges of parts which have to be
(2) Cut moldings using a fine tooth saw (hacksaw blades, without the handle, work well). On smaller sizes a miter saw can be used - the tighter the joint, the easier it is to fill later. For straight cuts, use the outer edge of the miter box.
(3) Lightly sand the cut edges with emery paper or cutter and remove the sawdust.
(4) Apply the adhesive to the bonding surface. Glue ALL joints using PL Premium Adhesive. REMOVE ALL EXCESS Glue using a spatula and wipe with a damp sponge.
(5) Follow drying times on adhesive. (Around 15 to 20 minutes)
(6) Use a latex caulk to fill top and bottom seams. Also use caulk on inside miter joints. Be sure to clean up excess caulk immediately.
(7) Let caulk dry 24 hours then apply final coat of paint.