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A Guide To Mouldings In Toronto

February 13, 2019

Mouldings are strip of material used to cover transitions between surfaces. You have likely seen them in homes, providing a sleek transition between a wall and ceiling.

While many people use mouldings mainly for decorative purposes, that is not their only function. They have an important role in the structural integrity of buildings and homes. Purchasing mouldings in Toronto can be a fantastic decision for your home.


Here are the most common uses of mouldings:

  • To Cover. When there is a gap left on the wood floor for contracting and expansion in the future, mouldings can be used to cover it.
  • To Barricade. Mouldings can protect walls, windows, and door. By bridging the gaps around a door or window, it can prevent water and drafts from penetrate through the gaps.
  • To Decorate. Mouldings can be used as gorgeous focal points, especially when applied to plain surfaces. Crown mouldings, for example, can embellish the juncture between the ceiling and wall.


Types of Wood Mouldings

While mouldings in Toronto can be made from a range of materials, we specialize in products made of wood.

Here is an overview of some of our materials:

  • Medium-density fibreboard is an engineered wood product made by breaking down wood into small fibres, combining it with wax and a resin binder, and forming panels by applying high temperature and pressure. It is incredibly useful because it is stronger and denser than conventional wood.
  • Poplar is a type of wood that comes from a group of trees called Populus. The material is very flexible, and is used in mouldings where flexibility is essential to the project.
  • Oak is a type of wood known for its strength and hardness. It comes from a group of trees known as Quercus.
  • Pine is widely used in furniture, window frames, paneling, floors, and of course, mouldings.


Now that you know more about the uses of mouldings, as well as the materials they are made of it’s time to place an order. Simply give us a call and we are happy to install your mouldings in Toronto.