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How Much Does it Cost to Service Crown Molding in Allentown?

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Crown molding Allentown can add sophistication and appeal to any parts of your home. Even the plainest and dullest room in your house will transform into a stylish space when you add Allentown crown molding to it. You do not have to worry that about not finding a crown molding that will not fit the structural design of your home. The decorative styles and designs of today’s crown molding Allentown are practically unlimited. Crown molding is frequently used to highlight and feature different areas of your home. For instance, using Allentown crown molding pieces that will complement the trim around your fireplace or French door, you can pull together a design that will be seamless. You can also paint your crown molding to match the current trim of your house or any room where you are planning to put it. If you do not have the chance to do that, it is advisable that you choose molding that will at least match the trim types of the room. Maintain consistency to make it pleasing to the eyes. If you want to get the best result, it is always advisable to have your crown molding Allentown installed by a professional.

Fair price breakdown

The estimated cost of installing crown molding Allentown is anywhere around $265 to $418. This reflects prices expected to be around $3 to $8 per linear foot. The size of the room, material to be used and professional installation can all impact the cost of a Allentown crown molding project. The price may also fluctuate depending on the kind of crown molding you will choose to use. A polystyrene foam is estimated to be around $1 to $12 per linear foot. Medium-density fiberboard or MDF is quoted to be between $1 to $3 per linear foot. Wood crown molding can cost you $1 to $6 per linear foot depending on the type of wood. Exotic wood choices can cost around $10 to $45 per linear foot. The labor cost of installing crown molding Allentown is around $2 to $6 per linear foot and will depend on the difficulty of the project, the type of molding and the average labor fee in your area.

Estimated final cost for crown molding

Item Quantity Fair Price
Crown Molding Cost 54 Linear Feet $126.97
Crown Molding Labor 2.8 Hours $120.88
Crown Molding Job Materials and Supplies 50 Linear Feet $21.71
Crown Molding Equipment Allowance $72.35
Totals - Cost to Install Crown Molding - 54 Linear Feet $341.91
Average Cost Per Linear Foot $6.83

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The materials used in crown molding Allentown is also a big player when determining the cost of a crown molding project. Plaster molding that is typically employed in large rooms with plaster walls. It usually requires professional installation because of the complexity of working with plaster. It can cost around $6 t $12 per linear foot minus the labor fee. Wood crown molding has a lot of advantages. Its price depends on the type of wood used. A Cherry molding can cost around $4 to $6 per linear foot. Maple ranges between $2 and $5 per linear foot and poplar is estimated to be around $2 to $3 per linear foot. This does not include the cost of installation. There are also materials that can be used indoors and outdoors like aluminum, copper, and steel. Crown molding Allentown for this kind of materials run between $10 and $25 per linear foot.

Lehigh County Crown Molding FAQ

No. Usually, crown moldings are so light that the caulking is enough to hold it. Once the molding is pushed in place, it will stay there.

Crown molding will stay in place permanently. Caulking is generally made to last. Once you've pushed your molding into it, it will stay there until you remove them.

Yes. Whatever material suitable to attach your molding to the ceiling can be used. However, there are molding materials that can only be attached by caulking. It is best to consult a professional regarding this.

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2019

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