'Do-It-Yourself' Blog

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Beginner’s Guide to Installing Crown Molding
Beginner’s Guide to Installing Crown Molding Sun, Sep 19, 2021 Canada's handyman, Steve Maxwell, discusses EZCrown... Of all the ways trim can make the inside of your home look better, crown molding delivers the most bang for the buck. It had fallen out of favour for decades, but the 1980s saw the beginning o... Read More
By Steve Maxwell

CROWN MOLDING MADE EASY... Confessions of a DIY Weekend Warrior by Dr. Athas N. Kometas
CROWN MOLDING MADE EASY... Confessions of a DIY Weekend Warrior by Dr. Athas N. Kometas Thu, Oct 24, 2019 Crown Molding Made Easy Confessions of A DIY Weekend Warrior by Dr. Athas N. Kometas As a dedicated DIY weekend warrior, the details of construction have always fascinated me.   Understanding ‘the why’ and ‘the how’ things are done co... Read More

CROWN MOLDING: Put These Five Tips Into Practice & Enjoy Better, Faster Results
CROWN MOLDING: Put These Five Tips Into Practice & Enjoy Better, Faster Results Sat, Jul 09, 2022 If you’d like to install crown molding at your place, this article can help you do it better. You’ll learn tips that I’ve found helpful over four decades of working with wood, including a recent innovation that solves one of the main challenges of in... Read More

SANDING BETWEEN COATS: The #1 Most Important Wood Finishing Step
SANDING BETWEEN COATS: The #1 Most Important Wood Finishing Step Sat, May 07, 2022 If you are staining your crown, this is a great tutorial... Read More

Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim
Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim Wed, Apr 20, 2022 Achieving a flawless finish is all about proper prep, taking the correct steps, and applying the right product with quality tools. Read More

14 Expert Tips for Tight Miters
14 Expert Tips for Tight Miters Mon, Apr 18, 2022 Pro tricks for air-tight joints.  Read More

What To Know About Miter Saw Blades
What To Know About Miter Saw Blades Fri, Apr 15, 2022 Miter saws are popular tools among professionals and DIYers for good reason. They let you precisely cut a variety of materials, helping complete work quickly and safely. Using one makes installing EZCrown even easier!  Read More

How Much Does Crown Molding Cost?
How Much Does Crown Molding Cost? Mon, Apr 04, 2022 Crown molding isn’t necessary, but it does an amazing job of elevating the appearance of a room. And EZCrown allows you to easily and quickly do it yourself. Read More

Must Know Shortcuts for Trim Carpenters
Must Know Shortcuts for Trim Carpenters Wed, Mar 16, 2022 Learn better ways to cut and install casing, baseboard and crown molding, tricks for hanging doors and avoiding bad transitions, and other secrets of the trim carpentry profession. Read More

How Can I Stop Cracks Where Ceiling Meets Walls?
How Can I Stop Cracks Where Ceiling Meets Walls? Mon, Mar 14, 2022 Some real-world tips on crown molding from Canada's handyman, Steve Maxwell. "The best way I know of to easily and securely fasten crown in any situation is with a simple product called EZCrown. Invented and sold by a Florida dentist, EZCrown a... Read More
By Steve Maxwell

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