How to Install a Door Molding

Molding is an art and it helps in improving the beauty of your home doors by giving them a special shapes. They are nothing but the drawings and designs on your doors. You can get the designs by just carving out your doors to specific designs. Each and every home has doors in their entrance part. They are the way for the people in your home to enter. Everyone wants to give a beautiful look to their home so that the visitors and others admired on seeing their home.

Mostly, people take extra care in improving their entrance part rather than anything else. The doors are always plain and it is your job to make some designs into it and make it more attractive to the guests. Molding helps you in doing this process. Your job about your door doesn’t get over once you complete your frame work of the door. Now the actual job starts.

The following tips help you in carrying out the molding for your doors in giving them beautiful look. Actually the process of molding is very difficult task and it helps in keeping your home good by allowing the surrounding air to flow inside your home. By doing so, they are reducing the current bills and also they are giving a nice look to your doors. You can get the designs from different ways. Nowadays, people getting their own designs from internet and many online sites are providing with many new designs.

Many people create their own designs and also by looking at other people. The site helps in giving you more designs about the molding. As this process is difficult, definitely you are in need of a professional to do this job. You can go for mitered frame structures for your molding since they are the popular one nowadays.

First get the size of your doors by measuring them with a good tape. Once you measured their lengths, you can just notice them for future use. Get some frames made of wood, rosewood, or mitered frame for starting the process of molding. The frames are readily available in any materials nowadays. Your job is to get the frame of correct size which best suits your doors. It is always good to choose a frame which is lengthier than your doors because there may be wastage while molding.

After getting your frames, start the process of molding by drawing the designs. You can get the designs for your doors from the above possible ways and start drawing the designs on the frames. Then with the help of a Trim carpenter, carve them out of the frame. Once the designs are ready, just fix them above the door. Thus the process of molding gets over.

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About the Author: Jason Prickett loves to write about home maintenance and stuff you can do yourself instead of hiring any professional. His step by step guides will assist you in completing your home maintenance tasks.

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