Reading Coving Installation (RG1): The even, harsh lines seen where walls meet ceilings can often seem harsh to some people, and the classic way of dealing with this is to soften them by installing ornamental mouldings or coving. Coving certainly seems to go in and out of fashion over the years, it's never really in, and it's never really out, but homeowners in Reading continue to embellish their rooms with it And who is to say they shouldn't? You should not however allow fashion to determine your choice of whether to have coving put up or not, that should be down to personal preference. You will need to choose if you prefer rounded, classic transitions between your ceilings and walls or stark, modern lines.
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What is Coving? - Coving, which is bought in 2 or 3 metre strips, is an ornamental moulding that's predominantly used to cover or improve the appearance of the 90 degree angle where a wall meets a ceiling. A wide variety of materials are used to manufacture coving and these include high-density polystyrene, plastic, gyproc, duropolymer, paper covered plaster, polyurethane, hardwood, PVC and MDF.
Along with a variety of materials, you'll also need to select a shape and design such as cyma reversa (or ogee), dentil, cavetto, art deco, step, Victorian, egg and dart, ovolo, cyma recta and Edwardian.
With so many options available to you, it may be tricky for you to choose what's best for you. An experienced Reading coving installer, can suggest the recommended options for your property and give you advice on how to move forward. Getting professional help is the most effective way to achieve a perfect coved finish for your home in Reading.
It's not only with new coving installations that a professional can help you with. Repairs and restorations are also within their remit. Your decorative mouldings and coving will need attention from time to time, just like your wall coverings and paintwork do. For example, you could need repairs to picture rails, cornices, coving, dado corners, ceiling roses, wall plaques, corbels, dado rails, fire surrounds or panel mouldings.
In the case of wooden mouldings, your coving work may be done by a joiner, otherwise it is often carried out by a plasterer or a specialist coving installer in Reading. You should not employ anyone who is not skilled in work of this kind. Much care and attention must be taken to get a high quality finish on your coving, and this can be painstaking work.
Automatically going for the cheapest quote is a mistake many folks in Reading make when picking out a coving installer. Shoddy workmanship is not cheap at any price, because you will likely need to call in someone else to correct all the mistakes. When all is said and done, if you want the final effect of your coving to be amazing, you need to pick the right tradesman to do the job.
When you're looking to find coving installers or plasterers in Reading, there are several ways in which you can do it for instance you could check out Instagram or Facebook, you can try a trade review websites such as Rated People or Trustatrader, you can visit the FMB website and do a search for recommended plasterers in Reading or you could check out local newspapers or classified listings. You'll be able to find coving products like coving mitre tools, coving packs, ceiling roses, coving adhesive and pre-cut coving corners by visiting Coving Direct, B&Q, Wickes or Jewson, and you can purchase tools and equipment for coving and plastering (if you fancy attempting it on your own) by heading over to Tool Station, Screwfix or Artex Ltd.
Coving installation can be undertaken in Reading and also in nearby places like: Calcot, Tidmarsh, Englefield, Sonning, Norcot, Lower Earley, Caversham Heights, Whitley, Pangbourne, Earley, Sulham, Caversham, West Reading, Woodley, Mapledurham, Shinfield, Emmer Green, Southcote, Purley on Thames, Chazey Heath, Dunsden Green, Play Hatch, Theale, Pingewood, and in these postcodes RG1 1QH, RG1 2NR, RG1 2AA, RG1 1DP, RG1 2QN, RG1 2NP, RG1 1EN, RG1 1AT, RG1 2LS, RG1 1AR. Locally based Reading coving specialists will likely have the postcode RG1 and the phone code 0118.
DIY Coving Installation
It is on no account impossible for you to have a go at coving installation for yourself (if you are brave enough). There are plenty of online merchants offering coving products and you may even find what you need in a local Reading DIY store. You can buy coving in 2 or 3 metre straight lengths and with some styles you can also buy ready-cut corners. Coving adhesive and gap filler will also be needed to complete the work. Coving adhesive comes in powder form to be mixed as required, in a tub ready mixed or in cartridges to apply by sealant gun.
Obviously that there is lots of info online offering tips on how to fit coving and cornices, together with descriptive videos and tutorials to help you complete the work. We recently came across this illuminating article which could be of use to you.
Coving Related Tasks
Reading coving specialists will likely help you with fancy coving installation, contemporary coving, the replacement of coving, plastic coving, egg and dart coving, decorative coving, ornamental fire surrounds, ornamental mouldings, the cutting of coving, decorative arches, the removal of coving, bedroom coving installation, the installation of ceiling roses, duropolymer coving, kitchen coving, gyproc coving, quotations for coving installation, cutting coving mitres and other coving related work in Reading, Berkshire.
Polyurethane Coving Reading
Delivering an extremely professional look once it is in place, polyurethane coving is both lightweight and painless to put up and is a lot stronger than the frequently used polystyrene substitute. Generally ready primed when delivered, polyurethane coving is already prepared for its finishing coats of paint once installed. Offered in a range of designs and sizes including ogee step, bead step, rope, step, plain and astragal, polyurethane coving is recyclable, versatile, easy to paint, durable and water resistant. (Tags: Cheap Coving Reading, Duropolymer Coving Reading, Polyurethane Coving Reading).
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More Berkshire coving experts: Woodley, Winkfield, Bracknell, Ascot, Newbury, Windsor, Wokingham, Finchampstead, Twyford, Sunninghill, Maidenhead, Thatcham, Crowthorne, Slough, Sandhurst and Reading.
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