Moulding

10 Woodworking Projects

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays are done, the long winter nights settle in. If you’re not the snow or ski enthusiast, and don’t want to just sit in front of the tv, what to do? How about trying to create something with wood and improve your DIY skills? Here’s a few ideas …

Home Remodeling with Millwork

Millwork. What is it? In its simplest definition, it’s a wooden product produced in a mill. Home remodeling with millwork is an essential part to completing your project! Moulding, decorative trim, doors, paneling, and even flooring (think hardwoods) are considered to be millwork. Cabinets are considered casework, but the terms can be used equally.   …

New Staircase: Treads, Risers, Balusters

Are you building a new staircase or is the one currently in your home in need of repair? Step up! Solid wood oak stair treads are just one part of completing a stairway. Here’s a short list of stairway terms you should know and a few materials you’ll need when working on a stairway.   A New Staircase …

Decorative Moulding Accents

Moulding and millwork. They’re two simple words which encompass quite a bit in the home building and remodeling world. In our blog, we’ll show a few examples of decorative moulding accents which can transform your home.   Styles of decorative moulding accents The most common profiles found in a home are crown, casing and base …

How To Install A Chair Rail

Moulding and millwork adds a personal and decorative touch to any room in your home. A chair rail not only adds interest, but also helps to protect walls from furniture. Here’s a guide on how to install a chair rail in your home.   Prep: How to install a chair rail Step 1 – How …

Introducing Wall Base Moulding

In our last blog, we talked a little about casing. Let’s take it a step further. Introducing wall base moulding or baseboard trim! This style of decorative moulding is used where walls and floor meet, creating a visual foundation at the base of the wall. Install it alone or with a shoe base and base cap …

Casing, Trim, or Moulding: No Need For Confusion

Casing, trim, or moulding? Are you confused? No need to be. These terms are used interchangeably by contractors, remodelers and home pros. What is casing? Quite simply, it’s a moulding profile which frames (or trims) a door or window. Casing is functional as well as decorative. The main purpose of casing is to surround all doors …

Moulding Profile Guide

Crown, casing and baseboard mouldings can add a very simple, yet impactful touch to any room in the house. Whether you are renovating, or simply redecorating, mouldings go a long way into the style you are looking to achieve. Not sure what to use in your renovation or redecorating project? Your moulding profile guide will give …

Largest Moulding Selection in New England

With a combined inventory of 400,000 feet, Builders Surplus offers the largest moulding selection in New England. What’s moulding and why should I use it when remodeling? As a dictionary states, moulding (or molding) is “an ornamentally shaped outline as an architectural feature…” It’s a decorative detail or embellishment. And to complete your new home …

Moulding: The 5 Most Commonly Used

Each moulding is designed for a specific purpose. It can be used to frame a door or a window, but it can also just be used to add character to a bare wall in your home. Sometimes it becomes difficult to distinguish the different types of moulding. That’s where I come in. I’m going to …