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Houghton-le-Spring Coving and Cornice Installation

Houghton-le-Spring Coving Installation (DH4): The even, harsh lines seen where walls meet ceilings can often seem harsh to some people, and the traditional way of solving this is to soften them by the introduction of coving or ornamental mouldings. The commonplace use of coving in Houghton-le-Spring homes seems to have shot in and out of fashion through the years. You should not however allow fashion to influence your choice of whether to have coving fitted or not, that should be down to personal choice. For most of us, it is a fairly black and white choice between smooth, classic transitions and stark, modern lines between their walls and ceilings.

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What is Coving? - Coving is a decorative, curved moulding material in strip form, which is used to disguise the 90 degree surface transitions between a room's ceilings and walls. Materials from which fancy mouldings and coving are manufactured include the likes of plaster, PVC, MDF, polyurethane, high-density polystyrene, gyproc, plastic, wood and duropolymer.

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To add even more to the confusion you'll also need to make your mind up about what design you want, with options like Victorian, cavetto, ovolo, art deco, cyma recta, egg and dart, Edwardian, step, ogee and dentil.

Finding exactly what is right for your particular situation could be tricky. Asking the advice and guidance of a professional Houghton-le-Spring coving installer, might be a good idea at this stage. Never fear, we are here to offer you all the tips and advice to get a great coved finish to your property in Houghton-le-Spring.

It's not only 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 done properly, they ought to survive unscathed for many years, though now and again repairs may be required. This might be necessary for corbels, ceiling roses, panel mouldings, wall plaques, cornices, picture rails, fire surrounds, coving, dado corners or dado rails.

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A specialist coving installer in Houghton-le-Spring may be available to do your coving work, if not a plasterer or joiner (in the case of wood coving) will be the required tradesman. Before you hire anyone, make sure they are experienced in this kind of work. If a quality finish is vital to you (as it ought to be), you need someone with a careful and meticulous approach to their work.

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When obtaining and looking through estimates, don't immediately go for the cheapest coving installer. Having to call in somebody else, because your first (cheap) choice resulted in substandard workmanship is something that you want to avoid at all costs. You want the final look of your coving to be outstanding, so make sure you pick the right person for the job.

When you are searching for coving installers or plasterers in Houghton-le-Spring, there are several ways that you can do it for instance you could search on Instagram or Facebook, you can make use of a trade portal like Local Heroes or Rated People, you can have a look at local newspapers or directories or you can head off to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) website and do a search for recommended local plasterers and coving installers. You can search for coving related products such as packs of coving, coving adhesive, ceiling roses, coving corners and coving mitre tools by visiting Wickes, B&Q, Coving Direct or Jewson, and you are able to purchase tools and equipment for coving and plastering (if you fancy having a go on your own) by heading over to Screwfix, Tool Station or Artex Ltd.

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Coving installation can be carried out in Houghton-le-Spring and also nearby in: Grasswell, Hetton Downs, East Rainton, Great Eppleton, Chilton Moor, Fence Houses, Philadelphia, Middle Rainton, Easington Lane, New Town, Newbottle, Colliery Row, and in these postcodes DH4 4PZ, DH4 4AJ, DH4 4BN, DH4 4EY, DH4 4QS, DH4 4AQ, DH4 4SP, DH4 4RF, DH4 4HF, DH4 4RG. Locally based Houghton-le-Spring coving specialists will most likely have the telephone code 0191 and the postcode DH4.

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Both lightweight and simple to install, polyurethane coving is more robust than the cheaper polystyrene alternative and it looks much better when it's in place. Normally pre-primed when purchased, polyurethane coving is already prepared for its final coats of paint once installed. Available in a range of sizes and shapes including plain, rope, ogee step, bead step, astragal and step, polyurethane coving is easy to paint, durable, versatile, recyclable and water resistant.

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Houghton-le-Spring coving specialists will likely help with ceiling rose installation, cheap coving installation, cutting coving mitres, picture rails, the installation of dado rails, lounge coving, plastic coving, fancy fire surrounds, gyproc coving, ornamental mouldings, Victorian coving, kitchen coving installation, coving refurbishment, plaster coving, coving removal, bedroom coving, decorative panel mouldings, decorative arches and other coving related work in Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear.

DIY Coving Installation

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Fitting the coving by yourself, is of course quite possible (if you are feeling confident). Coving is available to purchase at most DIY stores in the Houghton-le-Spring area, and from several moulding companies online. Coving is usually supplied in 2 or 3 metre lengths, and you can also get ready cut corners for some designs, making life somewhat simpler.

There is naturally lots of information on the internet to show you how to put up coving and cornices, together with useful tutorials and videos to help you do the job. Recently we uncovered this informative post which could be helpful.

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Coving installation quotes were recently requested by property owners residing in the following Houghton-le-Spring streets: Chandlers Ford, East Bridge Street, Dickens Street, Stretton Close, Littleburn Close, High Row, Rainton Street, Gillas Lane East, Hetton Road, Churston Close, Clover Avenue, Primrose Lane, Mautland Square, Mercantile Road, Elm Grove, Kirkstone Close, Seaton Avenue, Middle Haining Farm, Primrose Crescent, Wharfedale Crescent, Warden Grove, Warden Law Cottages, Hindsons Crescent South, Bournmoor Primary School, Wheler Street, Arlington Close, Rosedale Crescent, Claremont Drive, Dubmire Primary School, Fenwick Close, and in these postcodes: DH4 4PZ, DH4 4AJ, DH4 4BN, DH4 4EY, DH4 4QS, DH4 4AQ, DH4 4SP, DH4 4RF, DH4 4HF, DH4 4RG.

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(This coving fitters Houghton-le-Spring article was reviewed and updated on 06-09-2023)