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I am going to have my walls painted Safari 312-3 from Pittsburgh paint (light green color).  my wall height is 85 inches then I  have a 2 foot soffit jetting out abt 18 inches (the underneath has the ceiling material).  I am thinking of having the painters paint the wall, underneath the soffits and the side up to the ceiling  (contractor was thinking I would want to leave the soffit white as it would make the height seem more)  My idea is that taking the paint up to the ceiling would look better - what do you think? Also I was thinking not to have them sand the underneath part of soffit and just paint over it. I cannot find any pictures see how others have handled this problem.  I am also having them put in 4 inch dentil crown moulding (white to match the ceiling) this would go against ceiling on the soffit.  Is there a store you would recommend getting the moulding?  I live in a townhome 700 Square feet downstairs.


Since you are adding crown molding, I would go ahead and paint all the way up to the ceiling in the wall color.  If you were not adding the molding, I would agree that you should leave the underside the same as the ceiling.  

Al the home improvement stores sell quality moldings.  Try either Lowe's or Home Depot.  


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