Halifax Coving Installation (HX1): Not everybody likes to see even, sharp lines at the point where ceilings meet walls, and if this is an issue for you, the solution may be to have coving or ornate mouldings fitted. Many homes in Halifax make effective use of coving, though the trend has gone in and out of fashion throughout the years, today it could be unfashionable, tomorrow it could be the hot interior design choice. You should not however allow fashion to determine your decision of whether to have coving fitted or not, that should be down to personal preference. Would you prefer stark, modern lines between your ceilings and walls or smooth, classic transitions?
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What is Coving? - Coving is a curved, decorative moulding material bought in strip form, which is used to hide the 90 degree surface angles between a room's ceilings and walls. Materials from which fancy mouldings and coving are manufactured include MDF, gyproc, duropolymer, plaster core, high-density polystyrene, PVC, hardened polyurethane, hardwood and plastic.
You will also have to think about what shape and design you want, you can choose from cyma recta, egg and dart, cavetto, art deco, ogee (or cyma reversa), Victorian, Edwardian, ovolo, step and dentil.
Having a lot of choices can be both a good and a bad thing, making it difficult to come to a clear decision. A specialist Halifax coving fitter, can suggest the preferred options for your home and give you advice on how to proceed. Fear not, we're here to give you all the tips and advice to get an awesome coved finish to your home in Halifax.
Your Halifax coving installation specialist should be just as capable of doing the restoration and repair of coving, as they are with new coving projects. Repairs to mouldings and coving is not something that should be required all that often, but might need to be done once in a while. For example, you could need repairs to fire surrounds, corbels, picture rails, dado corners, panel mouldings, wall plaques, cornices, dado rails, coving or ceiling roses.
In the case of wood mouldings, your coving work might be done by a joiner, otherwise it is often carried out by a plasterer or a specialist coving installer in Halifax. Experience in work of this nature is important for anyone you choose to hire. In order to get a high quality finish, the coving work should be done carefully and attentively because this is painstaking work.
A common mistake that many Halifax people make, is instantly going for the cheapest coving fitter, when the estimates come in. Having to bring in somebody else later, because your first (cheap) choice resulted in sloppy workmanship is something you want to avoid at all costs. You want your coving to look beautiful once it is up, so choosing the right person for the job should be your main concern.
When you're looking for plasterers or coving fitters in Halifax, there are quite a few ways in which it can be done for example you could have a look at the FMB website and do a search for vetted and approved plasterers and coving installers in Halifax, you could search through local newspapers or classified listings, you can look on Facebook or Instagram or you can try a trade review websites such as Trustatrader or Rated People. You're able to look for coving products such as coving cutting tools, pre-cut coving corners, coving adhesive, packs of coving and ceiling roses by visiting Wickes, Jewson, B&Q or Coving Direct, and you can buy tools and equipment for plastering and coving (if you fancy tackling it yourself) by searching through the websites of Tool Station, Screwfix or Artex Ltd.
Coving installation can be carried out in Halifax and also nearby in: Ovenden, Pellon, Calderdale, Hipperholme, Siddal, Norton Tower, Shibden, Wheatley, Hove Edge, Brookfoot, Holmfield, Southowram, Sowerby Bridge, Queensbury, and in these postcodes HX1 1RW, HX1 1AF, HX1 1LW, HX1 1HA, HX1 1YP, HX1 1QR, BD12 8LJ, HX1 1SZ, HX1 1UU, HX1 1WU. Local Halifax coving specialists will likely have the postcode HX1 and the telephone dialling code 01422.
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Halifax coving specialists can generally help with coving refurbishment, ornate coving installation, polyurethane coving, egg and dart coving, repairs to coving, ornate panel mouldings, dado rail installation, the installation of cornices, plaster coving, bespoke coving, fancy arches, gyproc coving, kitchen coving installation, ornamental mouldings, bathroom coving installations, coving installation quotes, decorative corbels, duropolymer coving and other coving related work in Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Polyurethane Coving Halifax
More robust than the cheaper polystyrene substitute, polyurethane coving is both lightweight and easy to install, giving a very professional finish. You can save more time through the use of polyurethane coving, as it's generally ready primed and readily prepared for painting. Readily available in a wide range of sizes and shapes including astragal, plain, rope, step, bead step and ogee step, polyurethane coving is water resistant, easy to paint, recyclable, durable and versatile.
There is really no reason why you shouldn't have a bash at installing coving yourself (if you are brave). Coving is available to buy at most home improvement stores in the Halifax area, and from several moulding suppliers online. The coving itself normally comes in straight lengths of 2 or 3 metres, and to make life a bit easier, sometimes pre-cut corners are available.
There is of course lots of information on the web giving you tips on how to fit coving and cornices, along with useful tutorials and videos to help you on your way. We recently encountered this illuminating post which might be of use to you.
Also find: Ovenden coving installers, Queensbury coving installers, Hipperholme coving installers, Southowram coving installers, Hove Edge coving installers, Holmfield coving installers, Siddal coving installers, Wheatley coving installers, Brookfoot coving installers, Shibden coving installers, Sowerby Bridge coving installers, Norton Tower coving installers, Pellon coving installers, Calderdale coving fitters and more near Halifax, West Yorkshire.
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Coving installation quotes were recently requested by people living in the following Halifax streets: Ada Street, Alfred Street, Turner Place, Spindle Point, Church Lane, Caygills Terrace, Ashfield Close, Daisy Street, Sandhall Avenue, Corn Market, Airedale Drive, St Matthews Drive, School Street, Denfield Lane, Thorn Tree Cottages, Sandhall Drive, Bradshaw Lane, Arden Mews, Springwood Drive, Crossley Street, Belle Vue, Coldwells Hill, Devon Street, Abbotts Terrace, Tray Royd, Savile Royd, Albert Gardens, Backhold, Cliff Crescent, Daleside, as well as in these postcodes: HX1 1RW, HX1 1AF, HX1 1LW, HX1 1HA, HX1 1YP, HX1 1QR, BD12 8LJ, HX1 1SZ, HX1 1UU, HX1 1WU.
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Coving fitters HX1 area, telephone code 01422.