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    Polystyrene coving


    I have bought some Lightweight polystyrene coving to finish my living room off but I am having problems when it comes to mitering the Internal corners. I have already wasted one length of Coving and don't want to attempt to try again. I have four Internal corners in my living room. Can someone give me a rough Idea of how much it will cost for someone to Mitre the corners for me only? I don't have a problem Installing the rest of it and only need the corners done.

    Asked by Maria on 18th Jun 2020
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    Anglia Home Services

    "A mitre box will help you to a certain degree (no pun intended) but you have you be careful not to knock this type of coving around as it is very easy to indent and damage.

    I prefer to use the gypsum type."

    Answered on 16th Jul 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    AJ Plasterers

    "I’d advise getting a coving box from a diy store or even have a look at some YouTube videos"

    Answered on 19th Jun 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

    "Hello Maria,
    This would be a relatively standard job for a capable tradesman with the right electrical mitre circular saw or a manual mitre saw.
    Most will charge a fixed price to measure the lengths of cove to the room and mitre all four corners in for you (eight cuts). I would say off the top of my head £60-£120 depending on how close you are to them.

    You can use MyJobQuote with a pricing of 'Don't know' to receive quotes for your mitre cove job local to you.

    I hope this helps.

    Stuart SKF"

    Answered on 19th Jun 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Tom Bates

    "You can purchased ready mitred coving internal and external corners from any good DIY centre or ask where you brought the original coving from."

    Answered on 2nd Jul 2020 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Tbs property maintenance

    "You could also buy corner joints so you wouldn’t need to try mitre them as walls might not be even"

    Answered on 26th Jul 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Will Design Property Maintenance

    "You can buy a coving Mitre tool for about £5 from somewhere like Wickes to do this. It should have instructions on how to use it to get the internal corners you need."

    Answered on 20th Jun 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Homestyle Builders

    "due to a callout to your address including fuel costs etc it will work out about £60"

    Answered on 13th Jul 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Unik Interior

    "Probably looking st £100 labour for someone to finish the rest for you."

    Answered on 31st Jul 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    C@k all jobs

    "Wouldn’t be more than 20-30 pounds to have this done for you it’s a tricky job if u haven’t done it before as you already know. Hope this helps you"

    Answered on 24th Jul 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report

    "I charge £20 for all 4 cuts (local job up to 5miles, above that I'll charge extra money for petrol and travel time)"

    Answered on 12th Jul 2020 - Member since Dec 2018 - report

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