Cambridge Coving Installation (CB1): The harsh lines which exist between ceilings and walls do not appeal to all homeowners and using fancy mouldings and coving is a good way to soften those lines. Countless homes in Cambridge make effective use of coving, though the fad has shot in and out of fashion over the years, today it may be unfashionable, tomorrow it may be the hot interior design choice. Of course whether or not you decide to have coving fitted in your property is down to personal preference. You will need to choose if you prefer smooth, classic transitions between your walls and ceilings or sharp, modern lines.
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What is Coving? - Coving, which is available in 2 or 3m lengths, is an ornamental moulding which is predominantly used to hide the angle where a ceiling meets a wall. Materials such as plastic, expanded polystyrene, hardwood, duropolymer, hardened polyurethane, plaster core, extruded PVC, gyproc and MDF are often used to make coving and fancy mouldings.
To add to the confusion you will also need to make your mind up about what shape and design you want, with alternatives like cavetto, egg and dart, art deco, Edwardian, ovolo, Victorian, dentil, cyma recta, ogee (or cyma reversa) and step.
If this all seems a bit much for you to cope with by yourself, you can always seek help. If you turn to an experienced Cambridge coving fitter, you will get the best advice and guidance available for this type of task. The tips and advice offered here should help you to achieve an attractive coved finish for your home in Cambridge.
It is not just with new coving installations that a professional can help you with. Repairs and restorations are also within their remit. If the installation of cornicing and coving is carried out properly, they should survive unscathed for many years, though from time to time repairs might be required. This could be required for dado corners, panel mouldings, fire surrounds, dado rails, corbels, picture rails, wall plaques, cornices, ceiling roses or coving.
Whilst coving work is regularly done by specialist coving fitters in Cambridge, it is more often carried out by plasterers or joiners (in the case of wooden mouldings). Whichever it is that you choose to employ, it is always sensible to check that they're proficient at work like this and that they are confident in what they are doing. If a high quality finish is vital to you (as it ought to be), you need somebody with a careful and attentive approach to their work.
You should not simply go for the cheapest coving installer when sifting through the quotes you have received. You don't want to have to call in somebody else later because you went for the cheap option and got shoddy workmanship. You want your coving to look beautiful once it is in place, so choosing the best tradesperson for the job is your main concern.
There are a number of methods that you can use when you happen to be in search of coving fitters in Cambridge, you can visit the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) website and do a search for trusted local plasterers, you could try one of the trade websites like Trustatrader or Rated People, you can check out local classified ads or newspapers or you could search on Facebook or Instagram. You're able to find coving related products like ceiling roses, coving packs, coving mitre tools, pre-cut coving corners and coving adhesive by going to Coving Direct, Wickes, B&Q or Jewson, and you are able to purchase tools and equipment for coving and plastering (if you fancy having a crack yourself) by browsing the websites of Screwfix, Tool Station or Artex.
Coving installation can be undertaken in Cambridge and also in: Teversham, Fen Ditton, Girton, Grantchester Meadows, St Neots, Milton, Cherry Hinton, Cottenham, Newtown, Grantchester, Chesterton, Trumpington, Horningsea, Newmarket, Petersfield, and in these postcodes CB1 0XP, CB1 0SU, CB1 0SF, CB1 0NL, CB1 0LT, CB1 0WS, CB1 0EN, CB1 0RG, CB1 0ES, CB1 0RD. Locally based Cambridge coving specialists will likely have the telephone code 01223 and the postcode CB1.
Coving Related Tasks
Cambridge coving specialists will likely help you with egg and dart coving, decorative coving, bespoke coving, coving restoration, polyurethane coving, contemporary coving, ornamental corbels, coving installation quotations, coving refurbishment, decorative panel mouldings, lounge coving, gyproc coving, ornate fire surrounds, the removal of coving, fancy coving installation, duropolymer coving, dado rail installation, picture rails and other coving related work in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
It is not at all out of the question for you to have a go at installing the coving yourself. Coving can be purchased online or from do-it-yourself stores in the Cambridge area. Typically coving can be purchased in two or three metre lengths, and sometimes you can also purchase the corners ready cut. You will also require some coving adhesive and a decent filler. Coving adhesive is available in sealant gun tubes, in powder form to be mixed as needed or in large ready mixed tubs.
It goes without saying that there is loads of information on the web to show you how to put up coving and cornices, together with useful tutorials and videos to help you as you go. We recently discovered this interesting post which might be of use to you.
There's little question that your first instinct when you are trying to find services or tradesmen in Cambridge is to use the web and "Google it". Since you are viewing this webpage as we speak, you more than likely came upon it by typing your keywords into Google, Yahoo, Ask or Bing. However, the prominent search engines mentioned above quite often display the first page results that aren't the most relevant.
When you're trying to track down coving fitters for example, you will browse to a search engine and enter "coving fitters near me", "Cambridge coving fitters", "coving fitters in Cambridge" or "coving fitters Cambridge". However, you will subsequently come to discover that many of the page one listings on the major search engines will probably be either PPC (Pay Per Click) advertising or listings from corporate lead creation websites such as Quotatis, Bidvine, Rated People, Checkatrade, TrustaTrader or My Builder or online directories like Yell, Scoot, Gumtree or Yelp. The real web sites of coving installers in Cambridge (if they have one), is likely to be out-of-the-way on the second or third pages of the listing results. Accordingly you'll need to explore further. There's nowt bad about trying out tradesman vetting websites like Local Heroes or Rated People, because many coving fitters in Cambridge still haven't got their own internet sites.
Also find: Fen Ditton coving installers, St Neots coving installers, Cherry Hinton coving installers, Girton coving installers, Petersfield coving installers, Chesterton coving installers, Milton coving installers, Trumpington coving installers, Grantchester coving installers, Horningsea coving installers, Grantchester Meadows coving installers, Newtown coving installers, Newmarket coving installers, Cottenham coving installers, Teversham coving fitters and more near Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
Cambridge Coving Services
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Coving fitters were just recently working in the following Cambridge locations: Salisbury Villas, Beche Road, Brewery Road, Twentypence Road, Sidney Gardens, Dalegarth, Bateson Road, Somerset Road, Beldams Close, Boxworth End, Abbey Lane, The Pines, Clover Court, Brook Close, Severn Place, Ash Grove, Bray, The Chestnuts, Benians Court, The Cornway, Thatchers Wood, The Doles, Bridgets, Baldwins Close, Staffordshire Street, Thoday Street, Sawston Road, and in homes and business premises in these postcodes: CB1 0XP, CB1 0SU, CB1 0SF, CB1 0NL, CB1 0LT, CB1 0WS, CB1 0EN, CB1 0RG, CB1 0ES, CB1 0RD.
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For this and other related tasks in Cambridge, you might also require a a plasterer in Cambridge, a handyman in Cambridge or a painter and decorator in Cambridge.
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More Cambridgeshire coving specialists: Chatteris, Peterborough, Cambridge, Whittlesey, March, St Neots, St Ives, Ely and Wisbech.
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