Installation & How-To

Learn how to install molding and trim like a pro in your home. Molding, trim, baseboards, chair rails, wainscoting, beaded board, and other woodwork can add character and value to your home. Plus, installing molding and trim is an easy project for do-it-yourself homeowners.

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How to Install Baseboard Molding
Baseboard molding provides a visual and physical connection between walls and adjacent flooring, door and window casings, and a home's architectural style. We share everything you need to know when choosing and installing baseboard trim.
How to Install Wall Frame Molding
Learn how to build and install decorative wall frames to add architectural interest to your home.
How to Install Crown Molding with Uplights
Invite a warm glow into your home with uplighting in your crown molding. Our step-by-step instructions make installation easy.
How to Install Plastic Crown Molding
Add architectural interest to your home's ceiling with plastic crown molding. We'll show you how to install it.
How to Paint and Stain Baseboards
Give your home an upgrade with freshly painted or stained baseboards. We've got all your tips you need for a successful job.
How to Prepare Trim for Painting
Trim, baseboards, and moldings add architectural interest to any room, and a fresh coat of paint makes these features stand out even more. Our tutorial shows you several tips for properly preparing your trim for paint.
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Improve the makeup of any room with beautiful, eye-catching details. Learn how to identify, plan, and use trim and molding in your home with this style guide, and get some new trim and molding ideas and inspiration.
DIY Wall Treatment: Faux Paneling
Add a timeless architectural element to any room with a panel-look accent wall. With a few basic tools and strips of wood, this instant upgrade is possible in just a few hours.
How to Transform a Room with Crown Molding

Create a new look in a room by installing crown molding to bridge the gap between walls and ceiling. It's easier than you think!