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The proper size of crown molding depends on the height of the ceiling. The height of the molding should be bigger for higher ceiling heights. For example, if a ceiling is 8 feet high, use crown molding that is 2.5 to 6 i... More »

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In order to cut crown molding into angles, first place the molding in a miter box upside down with the molding against the sides and bottom of the box like it is against the ceiling and wall. Cut a 45-degree angle into t... More »

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To install crown molding, mark the studs, sand the rough areas, attach the corner blocks, cut and attach the straight sections, and fill the gaps. You need a stud finder, a hammer, brad nails, a ladder, sandpaper, a putt... More »

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A tray ceiling features a recessed center and a crown molding, and it adds perceived height to any room with a low ceiling, including master bedrooms, living rooms and dining rooms. Building a tray ceiling takes a few ho... More »

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To install molding, purchase the appropriate baseboard molding and crown molding, and then carefully measure and cut pieces down to the right size. Make sure you have the right tools on hand before beginning, and create ... More »

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To miter crown molding, set the miter and bevel angle of a compound miter saw as required. Cut the left inside and right outside corners and right inside and left outside corners of the molding by positioning it appropri... More »

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Some types of corner molding trim include cove molding for right-angle inside corners, crown molding for wall and ceiling corners, corner bead for outside wall corners, rosette molding used to form corners at the top of ... More »

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