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Chair rail moulding is a great way to spruce up a room and protect its walls from wily and dangerous chair backs. If left to their own devices, chairs...
You will need: - Enough chair rail molding to cover the perimeter of your room - Chop saw - Nail gun (preferable over hammer and nails) - Window glazi...
Move furniture away from the wall. Gape at the wall. Move onto the next step.
Measure 36" - 42" up from the floor and make a mark. In our case we measured 40" up from the floor and used this as the height of the top of the moldi...
Measure the distance along the wall of the first section you would like to cover. Invariably there will be a door frame or window, which will determin...
Cut the molding to your measurements using the chop saw. Where the molding meets, cut each piece at a 45 degree angle such that they meet at a right a...
Find the wall studs using a stud finder. Mark lightly with pencil just above the horizontal line you drew earlier.
Put caulk along the backside of the sections of molding and then stick it to the wall, such that the top of the molding is level with the horizontal l...
If any nails are sticking out, set them into the molding with a nail set. Once all of the nails are nicely set, touch up the nail holes with window g...
Repeat this process for the remainder of the room's perimeter. Your room should now be safe from chairs.
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