Handrails and staircases will install readily if you purchase a quality stair system and give accurate dimensions. Read instructions carefully before you begin installation, take no shortcuts, and take your time. Sanding properly is the key to a beautiful finish on your staircase, handrails and balusters.
Millwork of urethane allows us to recreate the grandeur of custom millwork found in older homes - without the outrageous labor and material costs. The same simple tools used for wood millwork are used to install urethane decorative moldings and millwork.
Millwork of urethane does not support any weight! Urethane decorative moldings serve to decorate only. Follow the manufacturer instructions carefully to install urethane millwork. Read these tips for nailing to vinyl siding and handling of your urethane moldings and millwork.
Millwork of urethane is not affected by water like wood, can be shaped into innumerable forms, and has little, if any, waste, so you pay less. Check these manufacturers of urethane decorative moldings and trim --there are a huge variety of choices!
Wood wainscoting may be out of line for many budgets. You can still enrich your rooms with more affordable, engineered wood wainscoting! This wainscoting can be finished in different ways and is stable, solid, and beautiful.
Wainscoting can be a DIY project if the room is simple and has straight walls. Get a finish carpenter for installing wainscoting in more challenging arrangements. These tricks may help you install wainscoting with fewer potential problems.
Woodwork is not easy to cut and install. You need good skills and high quality tools to do a good custom woodwork job. For tips on woodworking, trim, baseboards and miter joints, start here. Read some of my suggested literature, and practice with patience!
Look for trim and woodwork that is custom made at your lumberyard, in the yellow pages, or a local woodworking mill. The more trim you buy, the less expensive the custom woodwork will be per lineal foot.
Good finish carpentry depends on good rough carpentry. Many problems for finish carpenters can be avoided if the initial work is done right. Use these tips to help your finish carpentry work avoid the "knots".