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Add Timeless Elegance to your Home with Crown Moulding

One of the most inexpensive ways to bring timeless elegance into the home is with crown moulding.



There is one easy and inexpensive way to add timeless elegance to a home and that's with crown moulding. Crown moulding, architraves and skirting is available in polystyrene, polyurethane, wood or board product like SupaWood (MDF) and is used to add a decorative touch to any room in the home. But they are not only decorative, these products can also be used to finish off walls, floors, doors and windows and cover-up ugly edges or joins.

Even in South Africa, there is a huge selection of cornice and crown moulding styles that you can use to bring timeless elegance to a cottage or country home, formal living or dining room, authentic restoration or modern apartment. Enter 'crown moulding' into the web search bar and you will find plenty of options for crown moulding that you can afford and that is easy to install - either by yourself or by a professional installer.









Crown Moulding Styles

Crown moulding gives you the option to select from a wide variety of crown moulding styles for the perfect decorative finish for the style of your home.


Crisp lines in a dark colour highlight the dimensions of a room and can be used to make a low ceiling appear higher than it is.


• Contemporary Cornice or Crown Moulding

Crown moulding with sharp lines and edges and without any fussy detailing is excellent for finishing off around the ceiling of a room and brings crisp, clean lines into focus rather than blurred lines between the walls and ceiling.

Clean lines around a room draw the eye upwards and give the illusion of more height in a room which makes crown moulding perfect for rooms with a low ceiling.







Finish off any room in a home with polystyrene or polyurethane crown moulding.


Use crown moulding in a contemporary home as a finish that completes the look.


• Classic Cornice or Crown Moulding

Slightly more ornate than contemporary crown moulding, this style is perfect for a period room or traditional style home. While it still offers crisp, clean lines, it also brings architectural detail into a room that lacks interest. When browsing for classic style crown moulding, keep in mind that you don't need to use only a single style but can layer this with other styles to build up a decorative style that complements any room in a home.

Easy to install, you can bring crown moulding into the home as a do-it-yourself project without the additional expense of hiring a contractor to install it for you. Visit your nearest Builders store or hardware store or browse online suppliers to select the styles you want in your home and then click here for installation instructions.


Use classic styles of crown moulding to bring classic elegance to rooms in the home. You can introduce a variety of designs depending on the finished look you want to achieve.







• Ornate Crown Moulding

While many people consider ornate crown moulding to be 'over-the-top' for a home, there are plenty of homes that would benefit from the installation of an ornate crown moulding design. This style incorporates detailed patterns, curves and straight lines and a layered look that is all about luxury.

You can use various polyurethane crown moulding designs to build up architectural detailing in a period home or contemporary property. It's all about using a combination of different moulding styles to get the look you want. And what's nice about all moulding styles is that they are affordable and easy to install.


The installation of ornate crown moulding styles in any home defines the meaning of luxury. It is that finishing touch that completes a room for a sophisticated and timeless look. And it is a finishing touch that is inexpensive and easy to install.


Crown moulding can be installed in any room in a home, whether it is just as a finishing touch or to add a decorative effect. Crown moulding can be fitted around the edge of a ceiling or it can be used to trim a doorway and windows as an architrave that provides visual appeal. You can also use crown moulding to build up decorative wall panels and add details to plain doors.





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