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Synonyms for cove

a body of water partly enclosed by land but having a wide outlet to the sea

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a small inlet

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small or narrow cave in the side of a cliff or mountain

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Many period properties, particularly ones built in the 19th and early 20th centuries, originally had coving and cornicing in many of the rooms.
A room without coving can look bare - it's amazing what a difference it makes.
As well as being decorative, coving also has its practical functions; it is a good way to hide hairline cracks and other imperfections, and it makes it easier to get a neat line between a different wall and ceiling colour when you're painting.
Styles of coving have changed over the years, just as general styles of architecture changed, so make sure any coving you buy matches the correct period of your home.
Coving comes in different materials, the most common being polystyrene as it's light and easy to fit.
Things you will need * Coving * pencil/chalk * painting trowel * scraper * tape measure * coving adhesive * mitre box for cutting angles * fine tooth saw * hammer and nails * dust sheet Remove any wallpaper or backing paper from the area and brush away any loose dust.
Made from expanded polystyrene, lightweight paper-wrapped material or plaster, coving comes in various depths to suit different spaces.
Remember that smaller rooms tend to look best with narrower coving so choose appropriately.
Check that any decorative coving is the right way up before cutting or fixing it, then spread adhesive along the parts that are to touch the wall and ceiling, which are called 'shoulders'.
Traditional types of coving are made from fibrous plaster but coving made from expanded polystyrene or lightweight paper-wrapped material is also available.
A room without coving looks rather bare - it's amazing what a difference it makes.
DIYers should play safe and stick to lighter coving materials, which are easier to work with and won''t knock you out if they accidentally fall off the ceiling.
If you're going to fit coving yourself, play safe and stick to lightweight expanded polystyrene.
Traditional types of coving are made from fibrous plaster, but coving made from expanded polystyrene or lightweight paper-wrapped material is also available.
Large rooms with high ceilings will be able to take wider, more elaborate designs, while smaller rooms with low or standard-height ceilings will be better suited to narrower, plainer coving.