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UK Coving Installation (UK): The installation of coving and fancy mouldings is the classic way to soften the harsh lines between walls and ceilings. Many homes in UK make effective use of coving, although the fad has gone in and out of fashion over the years, today it could be unfashionable, tomorrow it may be the hot interior design choice. Whether or not you have coving put up in your property, should however be down to personal preference and not the current fashion. You will simply have to choose whether you want stark, modern lines or rounded, classic transitions.

What is Coving? - Coving is an architectural term, meaning the curved, concave material which is used to cover and ameliorate the angles where ceilings meet walls within a building. Decorative mouldings and coving are available in a wide range of materials such as extruded PVC, wood, polyurethane, expanded polystyrene, plastic, gyproc, plaster core, duropolymer and MDF.

Together with a choice of materials, you will additionally need to select a shape and design such as art deco, egg and dart, cavetto, step, Victorian, cyma recta, Edwardian, dentil, ogee (or cyma reversa) and ovolo.

Finding exactly what is right for your particular situation might be a challenge. You need to ask the advice and guidance of an expert UK coving fitter, who'll suggest the recommended options for your situation. The tips and advice offered here should help you to achieve an attractive coved finish for your property in UK.