Can the average home owner self-install Crown moldings without hiring a contractor?
Anyone comfortable working with wood can work with Styrofoam moldings.
Crown Molding products be used outdoors?
Yes this product can be used outdoors.
It will not
rot, crack, decay or be subjected to insect damage.
What is the
best way to Paint Crown Molding
use lacquer-based paints or lacquer thinners.
paint with enamels.
But you can use spray paint. Latex paint works best.
in doubt, test a scrap part and allow a few hours for results.
It is best to paint with water-based paints.
Water-based latex and enamels work well. You can brush or spray paint. You
can thin with water. Cover with
one good coat of primer and one good finish.
Applying two thin primer coats gives a
easier to prime and finish all parts before gluing to walls or corners.
surfaces can Crown Moldings be mounted?
Crown Moldings can be mounted on (new or painted) drywall, plaster, or plywood
surfaces. They should not be mounted over wallpaper as it may separate or be stained by
Crown Moldings to your walls, use LIQUID NAILS HEAVY DUTY ®
construction and remodeling adhesive. You can apply it to the slots on the back
of the molding or apply it directly to the wall. First, press the molding to the wall
and then pull it back from the wall just a few inches for about 5-10 seconds.
This gives the glue a chance to activate. Then press it back into place. Watch
the alignment for about 20 minutes while the glue sets. Make sure to read the instructions on
LIQUID NAILS ® tube.
Can I avoid the use of nails or screws with
Any adhesive suitable for bonding wood to a surface can be used. If you do not use mechanical fasteners, you will need to
find other means of supporting your installation while the adhesive you have
How Do you
ship your foam products?
Most products are shipped UPS. Large items
will be shipped via freight carriers.
We offer the option of Next Day and 2nd Day
delivery. Please call for costs - include shipping zip code.
How long will it take to get my order?
order generally goes out in 10 days. However, sometimes there are
unforeseen delays - every effort will be made to get your order out within the specified time
Can I return a Crown
Since the crown
molding are custom made to your specifications, they are not returnable of
refundable for any reason. Orders may not be canceled or changed
once the production process has begun.
Are Crown Molding products fire rated?
Crown Molding may melt or burn when exposed to flame. It is the customer's
responsibility to ensure that products conform to local building codes. Please
make sure they meet the requirements of the Residential Universal Building Code
for Foamed Plastic Trim. If the crown molding covers more then 10% off the room
it might not meet with the building or house codes.