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UK Coving Installation: The even, hard lines seen where walls meet ceilings can often seem harsh to some homeowners, and the classic way of solving this is to soften them by fitting >decorative mouldings or coving. Some would say that this is an obsolete form of interior design, although numerous homes in UK continue to display this adornment. Personal preference, should however be the deciding factor in whether or not you have coving fitted in your property, and not fashion trends. Sharp, modern lines or rounded, classic transitions? The choice is yours!

What is Coving? - Coving is a moulded material, available in strips, which can be used for decorative purposes to cover the sharp, 90 degree angles between the surfaces of a room (ceilings and walls specifically). You may be surprised to learn that coving and fancy mouldings can be manufactured from all sorts of materials, the most common of which are extruded PVC, duropolymer, plastic, gyproc, polystyrene, solid wood, MDF, hardened polyurethane and plaster core.

You'll also need to consider what shape you want, you can pick from ogee (or cyma reversa), Victorian, step, cavetto, cyma recta, ovolo, egg and dart, dentil, Edwardian and art deco.

If this all seems a bit much for you to handle by yourself, you can always seek help. You need to ask the advice and guidance of an expert UK coving fitter, who will suggest the best options for your particular property. Fear not, your property in UK will get the coved finish it deserves by using the tips and advice given right here.

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