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August 12, 2017 18:08

How to use the molding on the walls


  • 1 What is molding?
  • 2 Installation
  • 3 Scope
  • 4 What are the moldings?

In deciding on the decoration of walls and ceilings often use the standard formula - one covering material.This option has the right to exist.The room looks harmoniously, and all the details of the interior is very easy to match.But sometimes you want to, what may be a highlight, which is also easy to fit into the interior, but it did not spoil the aesthetics.In this case, you can pay attention to the moldings.

What is molding?

Molding is a decorative material.It takes the form of bulk strap that is placed on the surface.Standard Strap length not exceeding 240cm.Width, design profile - can all have different parameters.You can use a very flat moldings or to resort to decorating the room volume bars.Very nice look model with different decorative elements and complex texture.But such moldings need to match correctly with the overall concept of interior design.

decor element may be made of different materi

als.The most popular are plastic, polyurethane, polystyrene.For flexibility it is also quite different.There may be elastic or completely solid.The first are much more expensive, so their use is resorted to only in case of need, when the solid wall portion of handle is not possible.

most expensive considered moldings made of PVC or gypsum, and the first place in this respect, take the marble bar.The use of such models is typical in cases where the task of the designer is to design facilities in the aristocratic and classic style.

Forms of molding

Types molding


Mounting brackets is fairly simple.To finish the walls of molding was made correctly, you must first prepare the surface and primed.Rods sit on the back of the adhesive.It has a completely flat surface, respectively, should fit snugly to the plane that you want to decorate.If slats complex pattern, it needs to be done before the adhesive marks on the wall.The main thing - to choose the right guide.This can be done with the help of the level and the construction of a pencil. is important to remember that the moldings are attached to the plastering and painting walls. exception may be the case when the surface finish will be performed wallpaper.In order not to stain the wallpaper, paint and strips must be performed before gluing.

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in a modern white door - it is all the rage.In order to mount the door leaf is often used frames.As a rule, they must be ordered in a special workshop.And this is a waste of time.Change can be moldings.Ideally the composition will look if the room is laid still and white plinth.

Often wall decoration molding solve more serious problems than just decoration.For example, by installing strips at the perimeter of the window, you can visually enlarge the window opening.Light, of course, it will not increase, but the question is with a visual extension of the space will be solved.

With this material often make imitation panels.This option walls looks wonderful in the case where some types of coatings used in the room.Make it very easy, just paste over the bright molding joints.But the result is really admire.

most traditional way - wall decoration moldings using pasting strips over the entire surface.To do this, use a standard, rectangular strips, which are planted on the glue.If you are unable to pick up the color of the decoration in the tone of the walls, it can be painted.

If you liking classic, curved section will be for you the most optimal solution.With these strips you can create a unique interior in the style of 60-90 x.

What are the moldings?

Trims except manufacturing material also differ in shape.Among the most popular can be distinguished:

  • Cornice - wall decoration moldings of this type is to disguise the eaves or aluminum profile of the window frame.These models are simple and unpretentious form, without decorated plaque, can sometimes be found cornice molding-coated pattern;
  • plinth - these elements have the form of a standard bracket with a round cross-section, or in the form of a semicircle.Moldings of this type are used for the purpose of the joint between the wall decorations and ceiling surfaces;
  • Baguettes - characterized by a rich texture.It is best suited for the device frames that surround the various elements of the decor (paintings, statues, flowers, etc.);
  • compositions - wall decoration moldings can also be accomplished with the help of ready-made compositions.Rods in this case is supplied as a turnkey solution, for example: arch, flower receptacle, columns, moldings, etc.

Each of the above types of molding has a self-adhesive base, it greatly simplifies the installation process.Installation requires only perform layout and prepare the surface.Exceptions are wood, plaster and marble counterparts.Their installation is quite complex and requires certain skills, as well as the use of additional construction components.