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Hi guys,

Have a project that is requiring approximately 200 lineal feet of Certainteed Vinyl Crown Molding to be installed in conjunction with aluminum facia and freezeboard, and vinyl soffit.

Never used the stuff before, just seen it for the first time today. Seems easy enough to install, but do see a few hang-ups.

Anyone familiar with this stuff? Every install it?

How are outside corners dealt with?
 

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Tom - very similar to window crown (if not the same thing), except it is being ran in conjunction with soffits....

I do have the end pieces you are talking about, but what happens when I come to an outside corner that requires a 2 ft run of crown? How should it be dealt with?

The foam blocks? What are you advice on them?

I have a sneaking suspicion that this is not the intended purpose of it, but h/o wanted it....
 

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ive just used them for window trim before
i dont think you can miter them together so they would look good for any lenghth of time but some of the other guys here may know a way
probably better off running them into an end block of some kind

the foam blocks are used to help keep the crown supported i just usually just space them out

the end caps are meant to be cut in half along the line for a left and right side,i usually just scribe cut them to the cap then caulk them in

this is more of a ramshead type crown

i think mid america has a running crown with end caps and such,not sure
 

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ive just used them for window trim before
i dont think you can miter them together so they would look good for any lenghth of time but some of the other guys here may know a way
probably better off running them into an end block of some kind

the foam blocks are used to help keep the crown supported i just usually just space them out

the end caps are meant to be cut in half along the line for a left and right side,i usually just scribe cut them to the cap then caulk them in

this is more of a ramshead type crown

i think mid america has a running crown with end caps and such,not sure
Thanks, Tom.

I kind of figured that outside mitering would look like crap, but wanted to see if anyone knew a better way. I do have the option to stop them prior to corners (and use the end caps).
 
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