Hang Chair Rail Height
Chair rail height – The original function of a chair rail was to prevent the backrests of the chairs from damaging the wall surfaces. Cimices spanned horizontally through a wall at a height slightly less than midpoint of the wall to create a barrier between the finish of the wall and the messages of the chair. Today, owners install a chair lane primarily for aesthetic purposes and to cover the top edge of unfinished wood paneling or wall-mounted panels. As long as you present the position of wall studs to nail in and make sure that the lane of the chair is level, you will find that a chair rail installation is as easy as molding base and casing installation.
If the lane of the chair is to be purely decorative, you can choose to base the height of the height of your walls. The standard is typically one third of the height of the wall – about 32 inches for the two meter ceilings and standard. If the lane of the chair is to be functional, choose the height of the chair lane, placing a chair against the wall and determining that the chair touch the wall. This is where the chair lane should be placed. Decide if your chair lane is to be functional or decorative, and place it accordingly. Decorative chair rail should be placed relative to ceiling height; Functional chair rail in relation to the chair rail height.
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Use a stud locator to find the first long stud on your installation wall. Typical spacing of residential building structures is 16 inches or 24 inches in the center. Keep a tape measure on the wall from the floor to the desired chair rail height. Mark the height on the asparagus with a pencil. Keep a level above the mark and align the level to a horizontal position. While maintaining the position level, use the study finder or a tape measure to locate the position of the adjacent beam. Use the level and a stylus to mark the position of the beam adjacent to the desired height of the chair rail.
Cut the chair rail to size with a circular saw. Place the chair rail against the wall. Align the chair lane with the marks indicating the desired chair rail height. While holding the chair lane in position, place a level on the top edge of the chair to check if the guardrail is level. Use the level to adjust the level of the chair rail, if necessary. Set level and continue holding the chair lane in position. Make a nail gun with your free hand. Drive two nails into the right foot at the beginning of the chair lane with the nail gun. Now it will hold against the wall. Drive two nails into the right foot at the end of the chair rail.