About Crown Mouldings

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About Crown Mouldings

For centuries, plaster was the preferred material for manufacturing crown mouldings. While prized for its aesthetic appeal, plaster’s hefty price tag and difficult installation process make it a prohibitive moulding option for the masses—let alone DIY enthusiasts. Over the years, numerous products were developed in an attempt to imitate the look and feel of plaster, but until very recently, they’ve all come with baggage. Common problems—rooted in the physical properties of materials used to manufacture these products—include shrinkage and expansion with changes in humidity, temperature, and minor settlements. This tends to cause separation in joints, which leads to noticeable gaps...

How NU Crown Mouldings Differ From Traditional Mouldings

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How NU Crown Mouldings Differ From Traditional Mouldings

Once exclusively the domain of wealthy homeowners with grand estates, DIY crown mouldings have never been more accessible. From understated and modern to elaborate, ornate designs, new advances in crown moulding technology have opened the arena to accommodate nearly every budget and experience level, eliminating the need for professional installation and dramatically reducing costs. Wood, plaster, and medium-density fiberboard (MDF) are traditional materials for crown mouldings. Each option has its drawbacks. Wood, though undeniably beautiful, is expensive, highly flammable, and prone to warping and rot. Pricey plaster mouldings are fragile during transportation and handling, and require professional installation. MDF is...

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