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Portsmouth Coving and Cornice Installation

Portsmouth Coving Installation (PO1): The installation of coving or decorative mouldings is the classic way to soften the sharp lines between walls and ceilings. Trends change over 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 Portsmouth continue to be adorned with this useful addition. To fit or not to fit coving, that is the question, and this of course should be solely down to personal preference and not down to the current fashion. For most, it is the choice between stark, modern lines or rounded, classic transitions.

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What is Coving? - Coving is a moulded material, available in strips, that is used for decorative purposes to cover the sharp, 90 degree angles between room surfaces (walls and ceilings). Coving can be made from a wide range of materials such as solid wood, paper covered plaster, high-density polystyrene, extruded PVC, plastic, gyproc, MDF, duropolymer and hardened polyurethane.

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All these materials and a prodigious choice of shapes and designs as well, like step, egg and dart, ovolo, cyma recta, Victorian, Edwardian, cyma reversa (or ogee), cavetto, art deco and dentil.

With such a lot of choices to be made, you may be thinking this procedure may get a little difficult. You need to ask the advice of a specialist Portsmouth coving fitter, who will suggest the best options for your particular house. In any case, we can offer you the best tips and tricks right here, so that your home in Portsmouth can get a superb coved finish.

Your local Portsmouth coving installation specialist will not just help to create stunning new interiors, they can also tackle repairs and restorations of existing coving. If the installation of coving and decorative mouldings is carried out correctly, they should last unscathed for many years, although occasionally repairs might be necessary. For example, you may need repairs to panel mouldings, plaques, fire surrounds, ceiling roses, cornices, corbels, picture rails, coving, dado corners or dado rails.

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While coving work is sometimes done by specialist coving fitters in Portsmouth, it is more often carried out by plasterers or joiners (in the case of timber mouldings). Make sure they're experienced at work of this nature before you hire anybody. It is painstaking work fitting coving and so as to get a high quality finish, it must be done carefully and diligently.

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When obtaining and browsing through quotes, don't automatically go for the cheapest coving installer. Going for the cheap option can mean you end up with a shoddy workmanship and have to call in somebody else to put it right. You need to pick the right person for the job if you want the final effect of your coving to be amazing.

In an effort to locate a coving installer in Portsmouth you can have a look in local newspapers or directories, you could try a trade review portals like My Builder or Rated People, you could search on Instagram or Facebook or you can have a look at the FMB website and and make use of their search facility for trusted local plasterers and coving installers. You'll be able to find coving products such as coving mitre tools, pre-cut coving corners, packs of coving, coving adhesive and ceiling roses by visiting Wickes, B&Q, Coving Direct or Jewson, and you're able to buy tools and equipment for coving and plastering (if you fancy having a go on your own) by searching through the websites of Artex Ltd, Screwfix or Tool Station.

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Coving installation can be carried out in Portsmouth and also nearby in: Copnor, Havant, Hilsea, Drayton, Purbrook, Eastney, Southsea, Milton, Widley, Hayling Island, Emsworth, Alverstoke, Fratton, Lee on the Solent, Porchester, Cosham, Gosport, and in these postcodes PO1 1EX, PO1 1DE, PO1 1PW, PO1 1EF, PO1 1QE, PO1 1HR, PO1 2AY, PO1 1LX, PO1 1AQ, PO1 2AJ. Locally based Portsmouth coving specialists will likely have the telephone code 023 and the postcode PO1.

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Providing an exceptionally professional finish once it is in position, polyurethane coving is both light and painless to install and is much stronger than the widely used polystyrene substitute. Polyurethane coving is typically ready primed when purchased and is ready for its finishing coating of paint. Readily available in a whole host of sizes and shapes including ogee step, plain, bead step, step, rope and astragal, polyurethane coving is versatile, easy to paint, recyclable, durable and water resistant.

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There's actually no good reason why you shouldn't have a crack at doing coving yourself. Coving can be purchased from local Portsmouth do-it-yourself stores and also online from mouldings suppliers. Coving comes in straight sections of 2 or 3 metres and some patterns come with the corners ready cut to make life simpler. To fix the coving you will need some decent coving adhesive and for resulting gaps, a good filler. Coving adhesive can come in tubes to apply by sealant gun, in powder form ready to mix or ready mixed in a tub.

There is clearly an abundance of information on the internet offering tips on how to install coving and cornices, along with useful videos and tutorials to help you as you go. We recently discovered this illuminating article which might be of use to you.

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Portsmouth coving specialists can normally help with cutting coving mitres, wood coving, egg and dart coving, duropolymer coving, fancy plaques, ornamental coving installation, the installation of cornices, bathroom coving, gyproc coving, fancy panel mouldings, living room coving installations, the cutting of coving, fancy arches, the installation of dado rails, fancy mouldings, the replacement of coving, picture rails, the removal of coving and other coving related work in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

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Also find: Hayling Island coving installers, Milton coving installers, Eastney coving installers, Copnor coving installers, Lee on the Solent coving installers, Alverstoke coving installers, Cosham coving installers, Widley coving installers, Fratton coving installers, Hilsea coving installers and more.

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Coving specialists were just recently working in the following Portsmouth streets: Twyford Avenue, Carbis Close, St Thomas's Court, Dellfield Close, Sidmouth Avenue, Cosham Park Avenue, Copythorn Road, Adams Terrace, Sheringham Road, Boughton Court, Tangier Road, Bromyard Crescent, Scholars Walk, Bryson Road, Copsey Grove, Bettesworth Road, Thorncroft Road, Dorking Crescent, St Faiths Road, St Nicholas Street, Aldsworth Close, Acorn Close, Burcote Drive, Dundas Lane, Beechwood Road, Brookfield Road, Allaway Avenue, Cedar Grove, Adames Road, and in homes and business premises in these postcodes: PO1 1EX, PO1 1DE, PO1 1PW, PO1 1EF, PO1 1QE, PO1 1HR, PO1 2AY, PO1 1LX, PO1 1AQ, PO1 2AJ.

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(This coving fitters Portsmouth article was updated on 06-09-2023)