Epsom Coving Installation (KT17): Some people dislike the sharp lines between walls and ceilings and the traditional way to solve this, is to put up ornamental mouldings and coving. Styles change through the years and the use of coving in interior design is a prime example, one year it's in, the next it is out, yet homes in Epsom continue to be adorned with this useful feature. Personal choice, should however be the determining factor in whether or not you have coving installed in your property, and not the current fashion trends. Rounded, classic transitions or stark, contemporary lines? The choice is yours!
What is Coving? - Coving is a concave, curved moulding that is inserted where walls meet ceilings, to ameliorate the sharp transitions between these surfaces. It can be bought in 2 or 3 metre lengths. Materials such as timber, plastic, duropolymer, paper covered plaster, high-density polystyrene, polyurethane, MDF, gyproc and extruded PVC are used to make coving and ornate mouldings.
Design and shape is another choice you will have to make and among those on offer are step, cyma recta, cavetto, Victorian, Edwardian, ovolo, ogee (or cyma reversa), dentil, egg and dart and art deco.
Finding exactly what is right for your particular situation might be a challenge. It will be most helpful to get some advice and guidance from a specialist Epsom coving installer, which should put everything in perspective. Achieving a stylish coved finish for your property in Epsom is your priority, and following the tips and tricks given here should help you to realise this goal.
It might be that you already have coving in your home and you simply need a local Epsom coving installation specialist to carry out repairs or restoration. This is important to keep your decorative mouldings and coving looking like new. For instance, you could need repairs to corbels, dado corners, picture rails, cornices, ceiling roses, coving, fire surrounds, panel mouldings, dado rails or wall plaques.
Plasterers are the tradesmen who typically carry out coving work, although there are specialist coving installers in Epsom as well. When timber coving is needed, joiners may also be utilized. You should not hire anyone who is not skilled in work like this. It's painstaking work to fit coving and so as to get a high quality finish, it should be done carefully and diligently.
A blunder that many folks make as soon as the estimates are in, is immediately going for the cheapest coving installer in Epsom Having to call in somebody else, because your first (cheap) choice resulted in a shoddy standard of workmanship is something that you should avoid at all costs. At the end of the day, if you want the final look of your coving to be outstanding, you need to pick the best person to do the job.
When you are in search of plasterers or coving installers in Epsom, there are a number of ways in which it can be done for example you could have a look at the FMB website and use their search facility for approved and vetted local plasterers, you can try one of the trade portal like Rated People or Checkatrade, you could try searching on Instagram or Facebook or you can look in the local newspapers or classifieds. You're able to look for coving products like ceiling roses, coving cutting tools, coving adhesive, coving packs and pre-cut coving corners by visiting Coving Direct, B&Q, Wickes or Jewson, and you'll be able to purchase equipment and tools for plastering and coving (if you fancy having a crack yourself) by heading over to Screwfix, Tool Station or Artex.
Coving installation can be undertaken in Epsom and also in: Cheam, Burgh Heath, Carshalton, West Ewell, Ashtead, Langley Vale, Esher, East Ewell, Worcester Park, Nork, Tattenham Corner, Sutton, Belmont, Chessington, Oxshott, and in these postcodes KT17 1DN, KT17 2ER, KT17 1JW, KT17 1PG, KT17 2BB, KT17 1TW, KT17 2DD, KT17 1AQ, KT17 1JF, KT17 1DU. Locally based Epsom coving specialists will likely have the phone code 01372 and the postcode KT17.
Do-it-Yourself Coving Installation
Installing the coving by yourself, is of course a possibility (if you are feeling confident). Coving is available to buy at most DIY stores in the Epsom area, and from many specialist companies online. Coving comes in straight lengths of 2 or 3 metres and some designs come with pre-cut corners to make life simpler. For fixing the coving up, you will need some decent coving adhesive, and for gap filling, some appropriate filler. Coving adhesive is offered in powder form to be mixed as needed, ready mixed in a tub or in cartridges which can be applied with a sealant gun.
There is for sure lots of information on the web giving you tips on how to put up coving and cornices, together with useful tutorials and videos to help you as you go. Recently we came across this illuminating post which may be of use to you.
Polyurethane Coving Epsom
Providing an exceptionally professional finish once in place, polyurethane coving is both light and painless to install and is far more robust than the widely available polystyrene option. Typically ready primed when delivered, polyurethane coving is readily prepared for its final coats of paint once installed. Readily available in a wide range of sizes and shapes including astragal, step, rope, bead step, plain and ogee step, polyurethane coving is easy to paint, water resistant, durable, versatile and recyclable.
Coving Related Tasks
Epsom coving specialists will likely help you with cheap coving installation, repairs to coving, gyproc coving, bespoke coving, ornamental fire surrounds, ornate arches, ornamental corbels, polyurethane coving, ornamental mouldings, the replacement of coving, living room coving installation, duropolymer coving, dado rail installation, ornate coving installation, traditional coving, the restoration of coving and mouldings, bedroom coving, the cutting of coving and other coving related work in Epsom, Surrey.
Also find: Worcester Park coving installers, Esher coving installers, Belmont coving installers, Oxshott coving installers, Sutton coving installers, Cheam coving installers, Nork coving installers, East Ewell coving installers, Chessington coving installers, West Ewell coving installers, Tattenham Corner coving installers, Burgh Heath coving installers, Ashtead coving installers, Carshalton coving installers, Langley Vale coving installers, Banstead coving fitters and more near Epsom, Surrey.
Epsom Coving Services
- Epsom Wooden Coving
- Epsom Dado Rail Installation
- Epsom Cornice Installation
- Epsom Coving Replacement
- Epsom Coving Repairs
- Epsom Ornamental Coving
- Epsom Coving Installation
- Epsom Plastic Covings
- Epsom Cheap Coving
- Epsom Ceiling Rose Installation
- Epsom Coving Cutting
- Epsom Plaster Covings
- Epsom Egg and Dart Coving
- Epsom Coving Removal
Throughout the year, property owners in these Epsom locations have requested quotations for coving installation: Tumber Street, Birches Close, The Kingsway, Briarwood Road, St Elizabeth Drive, Claremount Gardens, Chuters Grove, Cunliffe Road, St Martins Close, Court Lane, Bridle End, Seymour Mews, Downside, Derby Stables Road, Scotts Farm Road, Timbercroft, Ashdown Road, St Marys Close, Dudley Grove, Beverley Close, St Martins Avenue, Christ Church Mount, Stevens Close, Cullerne Close, Tattenham Corner Road, Castle View, Blakeney Close, Talisman Way, and also in these nearby postcodes KT17 1DN, KT17 2ER, KT17 1JW, KT17 1PG, KT17 2BB, KT17 1TW, KT17 2DD, KT17 1AQ, KT17 1JF, KT17 1DU.
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More Surrey coving specialists: Warlingham, Epsom, Ewell, Godalming, Caterham, Addlestone, Hersham, Weybridge, Englefield Green, Camberley, Byfleet, Dorking, Godstone, Walton-on-Thames, Lightwater, Bagshot, Shepperton, Ashtead, Esher, Cranleigh, Tadworth, Horley, Knaphill, Reigate, Staines, Sunbury-on-Thames, Ash, Molesey, Windlesham, Haslemere, Guildford, Farnham, Claygate, Virginia Water, Woking, Redhill, Great Bookham, Chertsey, Frimley, Chessington, Cobham, Oxted, Egham.
Coving fitters KT17 area, telephone code 01372.