Like icing on a cake, decorative trim is an easy, often inexpensive, way to add real character to any home
Originally installed to prevent chair backs from scuffing walls, chair rail is more often used today for decoration. It breaks up open wall spaces, trims above wainscot, or serves as a transition between wall colors. There's debate about how high above the floor to place decorative chair rail, the most popular heights are 28 inches and 36 inches.
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