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Universal Arch Kit

The Universal Arch Kit - DIY Prefabricated Archways

Universal Arch Kit

Convert your square dull openings into beautiful arched openings with the Universal Arch Kit. It works with any size opening, whether its 3 foot or 30 foot. And with split cut feature, the Universal Arch Kit can be separated with a simple wallboard saw to cover openings from 2x4 wide, up to 12" wide. This do-it-yourself kit also offers two installation styles: the elegantly smooth or the stylishly stepped. It’s perfect for new construction and ideal for remodels.

Universal Arch Kit Install Options

When the Universal Arch Kit hit the scene, it revolutionized the way people built archways. Imagine cutting the trial and error out completely, and installing an archway in about 30 seconds. It’s a novel idea to say the least, but many have found that it’s more than just nice in theory. Now that the Universal Arch Kit is being sold internationally through our website, more people are considering arches than ever before. It’s an exciting time to be creating curves!

But what can you do with your very own Universal Arch Kit? Probably more than you think. Read on to find out…

Eliminate sharp edges in wall openings

In a very basic sense, this is what a Universal Arch Kit does. It allows you to round out wall openings and entryways so you don’t have to deal with the standard, cookie-cutter openings. Who said every frame has to be square? For just $34.95 and 30 seconds of work (plus drywall, compound, and paint), you can eliminate your sharp edges and create some appealing curves.

round out wall openings and entryways

Install tray ceilings

All you need for this job is a frame set into your ceiling and two Universal Arch Kits. In this project, you’ll be softening the edges of the frame to create the look of a traditional tray ceiling. Add molding and a light fixture or two to complete the look. Because you’re just rounding out the edges with your Universal Arch Kit, you can make your tray ceiling as long or wide as you’d like and use the same exact kit. Just keep the depth under 12 inches and you’ll be fine.

Read More About Tray Ceilings

Increase the value of your home

Cookie-cutter homes aren’t worth as much as custom-designed homes, for obvious reasons.

The fact remains that it costs less to create an angled wall opening than it does to create a curved one, but no one will guess that you only spent $34.95.

Create a one-of-a-kind look

You can install a basic curve in your wall openings or tray ceiling – or– you can create a stepped style that will give your home more of a Mediterranean vibe. When it’s done and drywalled, it will look like a complicated architectural element, but it’s just the same arch set on a few wood blocks. It may add another minute to your installation time, but even that’s being generous.

Be the envy of your neighbors

Maybe you’re not planning to sell any time soon. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t jazz up your house more than the Jones’. These days, most homes are built in developments - developments that use the same home design for most of their homes. If you want to stand out, maybe it’s time for a simple renovation that will add value to your home and leave the neighbors wondering how much that “upgrade” cost.


Arch Kit Drywall Tips

While the Universal Arch Kit is easy to install, we're always happy to provide as many tips and tricks that we can in order to make your projects go as smoothly as possible.

Universal Arch Kit Drywall Tips

The Prefabricated Framing Arch Kit For DIY Projects

  • Do-it-yourself designed product
  • Universal arch kit comes preformed to a 13 in. radius and it is not bendable, simply mark 13 in. over on the header and 13 in. down on the stud to install (see diagram in the picture gallery above)
  • 1 arch fits all openings from 26 in. W on up
  • For new construction or remodels
  • Can be split to use in openings up to 12 in. deep (see picture gallery above)
  • 2 installation styles: smooth arch or stepped arch (see picture gallery above)
  • Install with nails or screws
  • Includes an installation guide and a downloadable how to drywall guide
  • Drywall not included (see drywall tips in the above picture)

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If you're a small to mid-size building material supplier looking for additional value-added products to add to your existing product lines, then you're in right place! Not only will we help you provide your builders, carpenters, and contractors access to the Archways & Ceilings "WOW" factor, but you'll also make industry generous markups. So what are you waiting for? Become A Dealer today !

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