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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 century, would originally have had coving or cornicing in all or some of the rooms.
A room without coving looks rather bare - it's amazing what a difference it makes.
Always use the adhesive recommended for the coving you''ve chosen and have some panel pins to hand because you may need them to keep the coving up while the adhesive dries.
A room without coving looks rather bare - it''s amazing what a difference it makes.
You can also get lightweight coving made from a paper-wrapped material.
If the room you're tackling is large and has high ceilings, it can obviously take wider, more elaborate coving, while a smaller room with low or normalheight ceilings will be better suited to narrower, plainer coving.
Many old properties have had their original mouldings stripped out and fitting traditional style ceiling coving will instantly restore period character.
A room without coving can look bare - it's amazing what a difference it makes.
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.
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.
Smaller rooms tend to look best with narrower coving, so choose appropriately.
Where coving pieces meet in a corner, the ends will need to be cut to a specific angle; use mitre blocks or templates so that they form a neat join.
Press the coving firmly into place for ten to 15 seconds -this should be enough to make it hold fast -and use a wet sponge to wipe away any splashes of adhesive.
Fitting traditional-style coving will instantly restore period character.