Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Molding detail over window

Window and Door Trim Installed on the Kuppersmith Project House

Since we’re matching the trim molding found on the original 1926 Kuppersmith Project house, cutting and attaching the dozen different pieces required for each window and door facing is a labor intensive task. Watch this video to find out more.
Nailing window molding

Installing Interior Molding and Trim in the Kuppersmith Project House

After the drywall had been hung and finished in my restoration of the Kuppersmith Project house, our carpenters began installing the hundreds of feet of interior moldings and trim, which had been carefully selected to go with the historic nature of this 1926 home.
Plastic ceiling medallion being installed

Installing Plastic Molding and Trim on Your Home

Molding and trim made from plastic can be used both inside and outside your home and have many advantages over wood molding. Plastic moldings and trim can be molded into intricate shapes and bent to fit curves. They’re impervious to moisture and resistant to termites, rot, mold, warping, cracking, and splintering.
Decorative white crown molding around ceiling in room with yellow walls.

Choosing Molding for Your Home

Looking for an easy, quick way to freshen up a room? Adding or replacing decorative molding is a simple, DIY project that’s even easier today thanks to prefinished plastic moldings. Before you strap on your tool belt, read on for some tips on how to choose the right moldings for your home.
Combine two pieces of baseboard and crown molding to create custom molding.

How to Turn Stock Moldings into Custom Moldings

By combining several pieces of stock molding together, you can create the look of custom molding at a fraction of the cost. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Install Crown Molding the Easy Way

Find out how to install crown molding the easy way using premade inside and outside corner blocks. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Paint Baseboards in a Carpeted Room

If you’ve ever painted baseboards in a carpeted room, you know how hard it is to keep the paint from getting on the carpet. Here’s a neat tip using an old metal window blind that will allow you to get the job done like a pro in no time. Read on to find out more.
urethane moldings solid wood

Advantages of Urethane Moldings over Solid Wood

A number of high-density urethane building products are available from Fypon that can be cut and finished just like wood while providing added resistance to decay and termites. Products include turned spindles for porches, ceiling medallions, and easy to install crown moldings that don’t require mitering.
Motorized miter saw.

Tips for Cutting Moldings

Raymond asks, "I am replacing my trim around the windows and doors and also replacing the baseboard. What is the secret in getting good fits in both places?"