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Add a unique touch to the different rooms, they are also very practical to hide electrical cables or hide small imperfections in the walls. You will achieve a surprising change of style in your decoration, if you install wall moldings and ornamental plates on the ceiling. Zero works with wall moldings and ceiling plates They […]

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Add a unique touch to the different rooms, they are also very practical to hide electrical cables or hide small imperfections in the walls. You will achieve a surprising change of style in your decoration, if you install wall moldings and ornamental plates on the ceiling.

Zero works with wall moldings and ceiling plates

They are a quick and convenient solution to give an elegant air to your home and transform it without dust and debris. And, in addition, they offer the added advantage that you can install them yourself.

The wall moldings and are used as finishes or ornaments. They also allow you to hide pipes and make cracks and chips go unnoticed. There are them with different finishes (smooth or with reliefs), colors and measures. In addition, you can personalize them by painting them yourself.

Ceiling tiles are perfect for restoring an old or deteriorated ceiling and embellishing it with a new decorative finish. To this is added that they contribute to improving the thermal and acoustic insulation of a room, with the energy savings that this implies.

The different types and their various uses

Rosette: circular ceiling ornament. Rosettes are often used to enhance and give the suspended lamps more attractiveness.

Cornice: they are placed in the upper part of the wall and can offer different finishes that accentuate the sensation of movement and of greater or lesser height in a room

Ceiling plate: polystyrene sheets, light and easy to install. A good solution to decorate the ceiling of a room.

Guardrails: its most common use is to save the corners from bumps and scratches; in addition to that with them you can give a special touch to the walls.

Skirting board: it is the lower finishing element of a wall at its junction with the ground. This parting molding is used primarily on laminate or wood flooring.

Decorative wall moldings: whether they are installed in the upper part, next to the ceiling, or if they delimit baseboards at mid-height, they are a magnificent aesthetic proposal. They not only have an ornamental function, they also protect against blows and the friction of chairs.

What materials are they made of

Wall moldings and plates are made of polyethylene, polystyrene and polyurethane. These materials are very suitable, especially for ceilings, since they are very light, as well as being manageable and work effortlessly. They are cut with a rib saw and glued with a specific adhesive. In addition, they can be decorated or painted with acrylic paint in the colors that best suit the style of the room.

Other similar synthetic materials make it possible to obtain special flexible moldings for curved ceilings and walls.

In wood, MDF and melamine you can find certain pieces, especially skirting boards or trim, the latter are also offered in PVC. There are them in bank, pine and oak colors mainly.

A wall molding for every style

Its different designs allow a wide range of decorative possibilities. There are more classic moldings, but there are also those with straight lines, ideal for modern environments.

You will have to choose one type or another depending on several factors: the height of the ceiling is important; you also have to take into account if you want to incorporate light, or complement the ceiling moldings with others to design baseboards or drawings around the doors, since in that case they are usually narrower. Here are some tips to get it right:

· Rooms with very high ceilings: always opt for large moldings, narrow ones are lost, and for ascending models (with more ornamental elements in the upper part); You can also opt for hollow moldings and have LED lights inside to create a sophisticated atmosphere.

· In rooms with low ceilings, do not give up decorating with moldings. Of course, choose them narrow and without much ornament.

For baseboards and wainscoting: by placing a wall molding at mid-height you will create two areas that you can paint in the same or two different colors: choose a discreet and narrow model, as flat as possible.

For doors: they can be more or less ornate, but always narrow. If you are leaving the door in its natural color, you will hit the spot with matching wood trim. On the other hand, if you are going to paint the door, you can opt for wood fiber moldings, of which you will find models with quite fantasy.

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