Foam Crown Molding Facts
One piece moldings: In contrast to wood crown moldings that require the use of multiple moldings to create a layered structure, foam crown moldings are available in a single piece of intricate design, which translates to less time required for the installation process. Another thing that contributes to easy installation is the flexibility of polystyrene foam.
Makes painting easy: Our molded styrofoam crown moldings have a high density, molded, smooth, white surface that looks great in any home. However, even if you do wish to paint them in a certain color, all you need to do is apply a single coat of water-based latex paint. This is easier than painting wooden crown moldings that involves applying a coat of primer followed by 2-3 coats of paint. What's more, you can even faux finish our crown moldings to look like real wood crown moldings for just pennies a foot.
Styles and sizes: Unlike traditional wood crown moldings, foam crown moldings are available in a wide range of designs that are created keeping the different types of ceilings in mind. For example, vaulted foam crown moldings are designed for use in rooms that have a sloped, cathedrail or angled ceiling, while flat back moldings are meant for rooms with flat ceiling. Our foam crown moldings come in six styles and in three sizes.With this combination you can keep the same style throughout you home no matter what your ceiling height.
Our polystyrene foam moldings are resistant to damage caused by exposure to water and moisture, which makes them ideal for exterior use as well as use on damp surfaces. So, you can easily install foam crown moldings in your bathroom basement, or kitchen without having to worry about replacing it at regular intervals. This gives it an edge over other common materials used for making crown moldings.
Cost: The biggest advantage of polystyrene foam crown molding is that cost less than expensive crown moldings made of wood or polyurethane. In fact, it is the least expensive crown molding that you'll find in the market. This is because of its patented molded manufacturing process. So, if you're on the lookout for an inexpensive way to add decorative look to your interiors, then polystyrene foam crown molding should be your most obvious choice.
Easy to install on many surfaces: There is no end to the different types of surfaces on which you can successfully mount foam crown moldings wood, brick, rock, marble, tile, drywall, steel, granite, and concrete, are just to name a few. This makes them a highly decorative element of design that can be used to decorate walls and ceilings. No fastners are needed and there are no nail holes to fill. There is no need to buy expensive tools. All you need to install is a simple caulking gun, tape measure and a means to cut it with. It's high density makes it cut smooth like butter in an electric miter saw.
In fact, the process is so simple that you need not even call a professional rather do it yourself successfully with the use of simple tools. In fact, our foam crown moldings can be installed using good quality painter's caulk. This is because our high density polystyrene foam crown molding are a light weight material.