How do i add a chair rail?

Answer Purchase molding to create the chair rail and paint the molding before you install it on the wall. Once the molding has been nailed to the wall, it will be difficult to paint the chair rail without... Read More »

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Chair Rail Alternatives?

A chair rail is traditionally a small width of wood molding set across a wall horizontally approximately 36 inches from the floor or from the top of baseboards/floor molding. Its utilitarian purpos... Read More »

At what height should a chair rail be placed?

On One Hand: Traditional Chair Rail HeightChair rail installation is traditionally 1/3 of the way up a wall, measuring from the floor. The 2-to-1 ratio is architecturally classic and visually pleas... Read More »

How to Install a Chair Rail?

Installing a chair rail is a project that you can do yourself with a few simple tools. The original purpose of a chair rail was to guard the wall against damage the backs of errant chairs, but a ch... Read More »

How to Measure Chair Rail?

A chair rail is molding that is installed along your wall about 1/3 to 1/2 up from the floor or at the height of your chairs. It acts as protection from furniture damage to your wall and also serve... Read More »