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York Coving and Cornice Installation

York Coving Installation (YO1): The introduction of coving and ornate mouldings is the traditional way to soften the sharp lines between ceilings and walls. This interior design option is something that has unquestionably shot in and out of fashion over the years, but is still commonplace in York and throughout the UK. To fit or not to fit coving, that is the question, and this of course should be entirely down to personal choice and not down to the current fashion. For most of us, it is a fairly black and white choice between sharp, contemporary lines and rounded, classic transitions between their ceilings and walls.

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What is Coving? - Coving is a curved, concave moulding that is installed where ceilings meet walls, to soften the sharp angles that exist between these surfaces. It is available in 2 or 3m strips. You can find coving and ornamental mouldings manufactured from gyproc, high-density polystyrene, plastic, duropolymer, solid wood, MDF, hardened polyurethane, extruded PVC and plaster core.

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Design and shape is another choice you'll have to make and among those on offer are Victorian, ovolo, cavetto, cyma reversa (or ogee), cyma recta, egg and dart, Edwardian, step, art deco and dentil.

All these alternatives can make it difficult to make a decision about just what it is you want. It will be most helpful to get some advice from an experienced York coving fitter, which should put everything in perspective. Getting a top quality coved finish on your property in York is your primary goal, and following the tips and tricks on this site should help you on your way.

Coving repair and refurbishment work is also something that your local York coving installation expert will take care of. Your mouldings and coving can get a bit tatty over time and may need some TLC to get them looking their best. For example, you might need repairs to cornices, panel mouldings, picture rails, wall plaques, ceiling roses, corbels, coving, fire surrounds, dado corners or dado rails.

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Your perfect choice of tradesman for this sort of work is a specialist coving fitter in York, although you could perhaps use a joiner (for wooden mouldings), a painter/decorator, or a plasterer. With work like this it is important to make sure that anyone you hire is experienced. To achieve the quality of finish that you should be looking for, you need somebody who will apply a painstaking amount of care and attention.

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When you're considering quotations, you shouldn't simply go for the cheapest coving fitter in York. Cheap isn't necessarily best and you don't want to be calling in somebody else later to correct poorly executed work. Choosing the right person for the job means that you can expect the final look of your coved room to be outstanding.

In order to obtain a coving fitter in York you could try one of the trade review portals like Trustatrader or Rated People, you could head over to the FMB (Federation of Master Builders) website and and make use of their search facility for accredited plasterers in and around York, you can look on Facebook or other Social Media or you can sift through local classified ads or newspapers. You'll be able to search for coving related products such as coving adhesive, coving packs, coving cutting tools, pre-cut coving corners and cornices by going to Coving Direct, Wickes, Jewson or B&Q, and you'll be able to buy equipment and tools for plastering and coving (if you fancy having a bash yourself) by searching through the websites of Artex, Tool Station or Screwfix.

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Coving installation can be carried out in York and also nearby in: Fulford, Acomb, Heslington, Rawcliffe, New Earswick, Huntington, Murton, South Bank, Hewarth, Osbaldwick, Nunthorpe, Layerthorpe, Clifton, Bootham, The Rise, Holgate, and in these postcodes YO1 0FB, YO1 7BY, YO1 0GG, YO1 0AJ, YO1 6EJ, YO1 6HA, YO1 7BZ, YO1 0EZ, YO1 6DB, YO1 0SP. Local York coving specialists will likely have the phone code 01904 and the postcode YO1.

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There's really no good reason why you shouldn't have a crack at fitting coving yourself. Coving is readily available to purchase from a number of outlets, so you can check out local York DIY stores or purchase online. Coving is typically supplied in 2 or 3 metre lengths, and you can also buy pre-cut corners for some styles, making life somewhat simpler. You will need a good quality coving adhesive and some appropriate gap filler (unless you're really clever). Coving adhesive comes in cartridges which can be applied with a sealant gun, ready mixed in a tub or in powder form to be mixed as required.

There is needless to say a lot of information online offering tips on how to put up coving, combined with descriptive tutorials and videos to help you on the right path. Recently we encountered this informative post which could be of use to you.

Coving Related Tasks

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York coving specialists can normally help with kitchen coving, ornate fire surrounds, picture rails, ornamental panel mouldings, cutting coving mitres, wooden coving, estimates for coving installation, ornamental corbels, the installation of ceiling roses, the restoration of coving and mouldings, bathroom coving installations, living room coving installation, ornate mouldings, plastic coving, bedroom coving, duropolymer coving, polyurethane coving, Victorian coving and other coving related work in York, North Yorkshire.

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Also find: Holgate coving installers, Bootham coving installers, Fulford coving installers, Rawcliffe coving installers, Clifton coving installers, Heslington coving installers, New Earswick coving installers, Huntington coving installers, Hewarth coving installers, Osbaldwick coving installers, South Bank coving installers, Layerthorpe coving installers, Nunthorpe coving installers, Acomb coving installers, The Rise coving installers and more.

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Around York

In the last few months, people in the following York places have enquired about coving installation: Top Street, Dunsforth Road, Tedder Road, Trevor Grove, Carrick Gardens, The Rowans, Applegarth Cottages, Ashley Park Crescent, Chantry Close, Sandwalk, Beaconsfield Mews, Sadberge Court, The Lilacs, Beacon Road, Aumit Lane, The Werkdyke, Bowling Green Croft, Bondgate, Tally Hill, Skeldergate, Chantry Grove, Barley View, Argyle Street, Carr Lane, South View, Castle Court, Cambridge Mews, Treblesykes Houses, Cherry Drive, The Green, along with these nearby postcodes YO1 0FB, YO1 7BY, YO1 0GG, YO1 0AJ, YO1 6EJ, YO1 6HA, YO1 7BZ, YO1 0EZ, YO1 6DB, YO1 0SP.

Other Useful Trades in York

For coving and any other similar tasks in York, you may also have need of a a handyman in York, a painter and decorator in York or a plasterer in York.

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(This coving fitters York page was checked and updated on 06-09-2023)