Learn how to install lightweight polystyrene crown molding by yourself; watch a video of step-by-step instructions.

Architectural millwork and molding can add detail, character, and elegance to just about any room, but it can be difficult to put up on your own. A great innovation has made crown molding easy enough for one person to do alone.

The polystyrene molding used in this project was provided by Creative Crown Molding.  You can click here to go to their website.

For this project, I did cut miters on the corners.  However, you can eliminate the need to do that by using these corner blocks also available from Creative Crown Molding and other suppliers.

This molding came in eight foot sections which means, not only can a section easily be handled by one person, but it can be conveniently shipped.

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