Visual Glossary

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Casing
Profile
Description
Application
Used to encase the area around doors or windows where the frame meets the drywall.
Chair Rail
Profile
Description
Application
Usually applied 32 - 36 inches up a wall from the floor, parallel to the baseboards, to prevent chairs from marking the walls. Nowadays, more commonly applied as a decorative detail.
Chamfer Strip
Profile
Description
Application
Utilized where kitchen cabinet tops meet the walls or as a linoleum cove. Sometimes used for window applications.
Corner Block
Profile
Description
Application
Corner blocks are installed at the top of a door and at the corners of a window.
Cove
Profile
Description
Application
Coves are concave semicircular profiles on mouldings. They are most commonly used to build-up crown mouldings or as an inside corner guard where two walls meet.
Crown
Profile
Description
Application
Installed where the ceiling and wall meet for a dramatic effect. Often referred to as a Cornice.
Crown Connector Splice Block
Profile
Description
Application
Installed to connect crown pieces over a long span.

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