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Dorchester Coving and Cornice Installation

Dorchester Coving Installation (DT1): Not everyone likes to see even, hard lines at the point where ceilings meet walls, and if this is a problem for you, the solution could be to have coving and fancy mouldings fitted. Some would argue that coving was a design statement of the eighties and is not suited to modern homes in Dorchester, others would certainly disagree. You shouldn't however allow fashion to determine your decision of whether to have coving fitted or not, that should be down to personal choice. You will simply have to choose whether you want smooth, classic transitions or sharp, contemporary lines.

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What is Coving? - Coving, which is purchased in 2m or 3m strips, is an attractive moulding that is primarily used to conceal or cover the angle where a wall meets a ceiling. Ornate mouldings and coving can be made from many different materials including duropolymer, polyurethane, gyproc, MDF, paper covered plaster, hardwood, extruded PVC, plastic and polystyrene.

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Along with the wide range of materials comes an eye-catching assortment of shapes and designs such as ovolo, art deco, Victorian, cyma reversa (or ogee), step, egg and dart, dentil, cyma recta, Edwardian and cavetto.

At this point you may be wondering if installing coving is really such a great idea! This would be an appropriate time to ask the advice of a professional Dorchester coving installer, who can point you in the right direction. It is always better to get a bit of specialist help when you want to achieve a quality coved finish on your Dorchester property.

It may be that you already have coving in your home and you merely need a local Dorchester coving installation expert to carry out repairs or refurbishment. Your decorative mouldings and coving may need a bit of tender loving care on occasion, as they can get somewhat shabby. This could include the refurbishment of plaques, picture rails, cornices, coving, panel mouldings, fire surrounds, dado corners, ceiling roses, dado rails or corbels.

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Coving and moulding work can be carried out by specialist coving fitters in Dorchester, and also by plasterers, and sometimes joiners. Make sure they're experienced in work of this kind before you hire anybody. Much care and attention must be taken to get a quality finish on your coving, and this can be painstaking work.

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Once you have obtained some estimates, you can choose a suitable tradesman, however don't immediately go for the cheapest one. Cheap is not always best and you don't want to be calling in someone else later to correct poorly executed work. You need to pick the right person for the job if you want the final effect of your coving to be amazing.

There are a number of strategies that you can use when you're in search of coving installers or plasterers in Dorchester, you can check out Social Media such as Instagram or Facebook, you can have a look at local newspapers or classifieds, you could head to the FMB (Federation of Master Builders) website and search for certified plasterers in Dorchester or you could try one of the trade review portals such as Rated People or Trustatrader. You'll be able to find coving related products like coving mitre tools, coving corners, coving adhesive, packs of coving and cornices by visiting Wickes, Jewson, Coving Direct or B&Q, and you can purchase tools and equipment for coving and plastering (if you fancy tackling it on your own) by heading over to Screwfix, Artex Ltd or Tool Station.

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Coving installation can be undertaken in Dorchester and also nearby in: Crossways, Martinstown, Chickerell, Piddlehinton, Charminster, Grimstone, Fordington, Puddletown, Weymouth, Portesham, Broadmayne, Poundbury, Preston, West Knighton, Frampton, Maiden Newton, and in these postcodes DT1 1JR, DT1 1EZ, DT1 1BW, DT1 1EQ, DT1 1NZ, DT1 1FQ, DT1 1LP, DT1 1QH, DT1 1BS, DT1 1QF. Locally based Dorchester coving specialists will probably have the postcode DT1 and the telephone code 01305.

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Dorchester coving specialists can generally help you with quotes for coving installation, coving repairs, gyproc coving, ornate mouldings, decorative wall plaques, picture rails, living room coving installation, coving replacement, modern coving, cheap coving installation, egg and dart coving, ornate corbels, the cutting of coving, polyurethane coving, plastic coving, decorative coving, the installation of ceiling roses, cutting coving mitres and other coving related work in Dorchester, Dorset.

DIY Coving Installation

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There is actually no reason why you shouldn't try your hand at fitting coving yourself. Coving is available to buy from a number of specialist companies online, and from most DIY stores in the Dorchester area. Coving comes in straight sections of 2 or 3 metres and some patterns come with ready cut corners to make life that much easier. You'll also require some coving adhesive and a decent filler. Coving adhesive can come in a tub ready mixed, as a bag of powder which is mixed with water or in cartridges which can be applied with a sealant gun.

Of course that there is plenty of info online giving you tips on how to install coving and cornices, along with useful videos and tutorials to help you on your way. Recently we found this interesting post which could be of use to you.

Polyurethane Coving Dorchester

Giving an extremely professional look once in position, polyurethane coving is both light and simple to put up and is a lot tougher than the widely used polystyrene substitute. Typically pre-primed when purchased, polyurethane coving is already prepared for its finishing splash of paint once installed. Available in a range of styles and sizes including astragal, ogee step, rope, bead step, plain and step, polyurethane coving is water resistant, recyclable, versatile, durable and easy to paint.

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Also find: West Knighton coving installers, Crossways coving installers, Portesham coving installers, Puddletown coving installers, Poundbury coving installers, Piddlehinton coving installers, Grimstone coving installers, Martinstown coving installers, Frampton coving installers, Fordington coving installers, Maiden Newton coving installers, Broadmayne coving installers and more.

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Around Dorchester

People in these Dorchester locations recently enquired about a coving fitter: Church Hill, Tullons Lane, School Lane, Bull Lane, Abbots Walk, The Orchard, Steepleton Water, Barrow Close, Beech Road, Duck Street, Carrick Close, Bowling Alley Walk, Clarence Road, Church Path, The Barton, Barton Farm, Blacknoll, Crown Yard, Brymer Road, Chapel Lane, Barges Close, Stowcastle Street, Sherborne Road, Shilling Plot, Camden Way, Cambridge Road, Athelhampton Road, Sheridan Close, Salisbury Street, and also in these postcodes DT1 1JR, DT1 1EZ, DT1 1BW, DT1 1EQ, DT1 1NZ, DT1 1FQ, DT1 1LP, DT1 1QH, DT1 1BS, DT1 1QF.

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(This coving fitters Dorchester article was edited and updated on 06-09-2023)