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Decision To Patch or Replace Drywall in Home Remodeling

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The planning and budgeting phase of any remodeling project is over loaded with decisions to be made. These decisions are mostly the design elements and product selections. However, remodeling, unlike building a new home, almost always involves patching and renovating to an existing area. Ideally, the remodeled and unaltered areas will meet at the transition from one room to another at a door or doorway.
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Interior Trim and Molding Size Guideline

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One of the most important questions that we all have about trim is, What size should it be? Getting the size and proportions of trim correct can make a huge difference in how a room is used and enjoyed. If the trim is too small or too large, it can be like a clown wearing a minuscule hat or supersize pair of shoes. Continue reading

Ceiling Crown Molding For Any Room

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Crown moldings are one of the architectural features that can really add value to your home.

They add a visual presence that can make a home feel more upscale. Done well, they instantly say this home is well-crafted and solid. Unless you are lucky enough to live in an older home beautifully appointed with lovely crown moldings, you may find yourself feeling like your home is lacking in architectural details that give it distinction. Continue reading

Interior Trim Details for Walls, Ceilings, Windows, and Doors

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Welcome to the wonderful world of interior trim. From baseboards to casings, from crowns to railings, trim is a design element that adds depth, detail and richness to a room. But it has become so common, so ubiquitous, that many people don’t give it much thought. We go to the local lumber store or big-box home center and purchase a few feet of “colonial” or “ranch” moldings and then call it a day. That’s a shame, as there are so many profiles, sizes, materials and more. Continue reading