Home Improvement – Installing Crown Molding

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Licensed contractor Bill Frishman with BGB builders breaks down how to install crown molding.

    Bill Frishman

    Bill is president of BGB Builders, out of Haymarket, Virginia. BGB Builders specializes in Custom Homes, Detached Garages, Additions, Remodeling, and Commercial Projects. Since receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance in 1990, Bill has built over 250 homes and businesses in the Northern Virginia area. Some of Bill’s credentials include a Class A Contractors license, OSHA certification, and he is a Fairfax County certified land disturber. He also has extensive experience in land development, re-zoning, and bond release. BGB is fully licensed and insured. BGB Builders takes pride in building a strong foundation and quality home or business that will stand for generations to come.

    Hi, I am Bill Frishman with BGB builders here in Haymarket, Virginia. I have been in construction for the better part of 20 years, doing everything from custom homes, remodeling, additions and commercial jobs. Both my father and grandfather were builders, so its pretty much all I have ever known. Today we are going to talk about one of the most common do it yourself projects installing crown molding. Installing crown molding is a great and inexpensive way to add value to your house as well as enhance the dcor of any room. As in any of these do it yourself projects, the more and more you repeat them and the more experience you get, the easier these jobs will become. But with just a few starter tips I am going to show you today, we will be able to safely and properly install crown molding in your house. We are going to through everything from basic safety tips to tools you are going to need, to material selection and estimation, to measurements, to cutting, nailing, layout, as well as cock putty and paint. Let us go ahead and get started.

    First thing we are going to show you are some basic safety tips, as well as the tools you are going to need.