Polyurethane products are used in almost every aspect of a building from flooring to the roof, and they are an important component in building design. This material is used in application for decorative exterior and interior millwork components that have traditionally been made of wood or stone. These exterior or interior millwork features play an important role in gaining a customer’s interest through visual first impressions of a building project.

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciate the importance and value a project’s visual first impression has on a customer's decision making process
  • Understand the history of polyurethane and its manufacturing process rstand the history of polyurethane and its manufacturing process
  • Comprehend the characteristics and benefits of polyurethane millwork as a single product vs. the multi-step build-up of wood or other synthetic material
  • List the commonly used polyurethane millwork products and their applications