TypeCasing & Chair Rail
StyleEgg & Dart
The FM-5570 Flat Molding is a Egg & Dart molding typically used for chair rail & casing or door & window trim. The molding is 3-5/8" tall and protrudes out 15/16".
Designed for use as chair rail, wall and ceiling relief, and door and window trim, our flat moldings are versatile, easy to install, and are the backbone of interior design. Create that amazing ceiling you've always dreamed about, update those old, boring kitchen cabinets, or create the look of wainscoting on your walls, all at a fraction of the cost.
uDecor accent features are manufactured with a dense architectural polyurethane compound (not Styrofoam) that allows them to be very durable and 100% waterproof.
A major advantage of polyurethane is that it is safe to install in rooms with the presence of moisture like bathrooms and kitchens. This product will not encourage the growth of mold or mildew.
Before you Begin -
When planning for chair rail or other moldings, inspect the walls and/or ceiling to see if any vents or other objects are within the footprint of the moldings. Consider mitered returns at the ends of any molding runs that may be interrupted by these items. Allow 48 hours for the molding to acclimatize to the conditions where it will be installed.
Since working at waist level is usually easier than working over your head, we recommend painting the molding before beginning the installation process. Imperfections can be touched up after you have completed the install.
ALWAYS test a section of the front of the molding with your paint choice before committing to painting all of your molding. Most home latex paints work great on our molding.
Joining Pieces -
Always use an appropriate amount of adhesive on the end of any of the molding being joined end to end. This prevents the molding from separating as the house walls expand and contract from temperature changes.
Last Piece on a Wall -
For a tight fit and seams, cut the last piece that is going to be on a wall just a little long. 1/16 to 1/8 of an inch is usually enough to allow you to snap that piece in place making sure all your joints stay nice and tight.
Lining Up The Pieces -
When two pieces of molding are being joined together in a run (end to end) leave the last two feet of the open end of the installed molding loose so you can have some alignment room when you join the next piece.
Finishing The Job -
Use Spackle to fill in nail holes and painters caulk on the edges between the molding and the wall and ceiling. Touch up these areas with paint.
uDecor, Inc. provides a LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY to the original purchaser of our polyurethane products. This LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY provides that the polyurethane material will be free from manufacturer defects in material and workmanship under normal and expected use. This warranty does not encompass all of the products sold by uDecor, Inc. and is exclusive to our polyurethane products only. Other products may carry their own manufactures warranty. Call us at 1-877-550-0600 for details.
uDecor, Inc. provides a LIMITED 5 YEAR WARRANTY to the original purchaser on the FINISH of our polyurethane products. This LIMITED WARRANTY provides that the FINISH on the polyurethane material will be free from finishing defects under normal and expected use for a period of five (5) years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover failure of a customer applied finishing system caused by material incompatibility.
If the material proves to be defective and has been installed and existed within the bounds of the above requirements, the customer should contact uDecor, Inc. in writing or by phone within 30 days of discovering the material defect. uDecor, Inc. may require digital images, a sample of the material or a combination of material and images to be sent to uDecor, Inc. for evaluation. Upon review of materials and installation methods, uDecor, Inc. will determine if replacement, repair or refund is appropriate. uDecor, Inc. is not liable for the cost of labor, transportation, or any other expenses incurred in conjunction with the purchase, use and installation of the material.
This limited warranty does not cover damage from the result of mishandling in transportation, acts of God, customer modifications, vandalism, misuse, abuse, improper maintenance, unreasonable care, or other causes that did not arise from manufacturer defects in workmanship and/or materials. No person or entity is authorized to change, modify, or amend the terms of this limited warranty in any manner.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. This warranty applies to our polyurethane based materials only.
Contact: uDecor, Inc. • 8302 Espresso Drive, Suite 130 • Bakersfield, CA. 93312 • 877-550-0600 • www.uDecor.com
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