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Coving a severely slanted ceiling!

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by radus135, 29 Mar 2017.

  1. radus135

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    Hi all,
    Looking for some advice from you can spare it.
    I have just gone and bought some 127mm supercove to do my bathroom and found the ceiling is slanted ..a lot.

    I marked up the walls again from the lowest mark using a level and the ceiling is off by 2.5inch at one side of the room

    As this is far too big to fill can anyone offer some advice how o go about getting a good finish?

    ..or should I just follow the ceiling?
    Cheers
     
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  2. stevethespreader

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    Only advice I can give if there are any deviations or bumps throwing the ceiling out you can scribe the top of the coving to fit the ceiling "to a limit"and still keep a straight line along the bottom of the coving which is where it counts, if there are no bumps or deviations and it's a continuous slope the ceiling should be straightened out if you follow your ceiling along a slope it will look stupid
     
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  3. Nige F

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    With respect I don't think coving looks good in a bathroom ( I'm happy with it in other rooms) is there any reason why you want to cove the room ?
     
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    I second the above. If the line between the ceiling and wall isn't straight, I'd be tempted to omit the coving, and paint wall and ceiling the same colour.

    Cheers
    Richard
     
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  5. radus135

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    Cheers for your reply. The job is completed now. Reason for the coving was that the tiling in the bath/shower area (to ceiling) had left a decent amount of gap at the top to hide due to the slanted and uneven ceiling. Couldn't just cove the area of tiles so did throughout the bathroom. Was just for neatness. It's turned out alright thanks to all the help I've had on here. Will take some pics and post.
    Thanks again for the reply
     
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    So what did you do to get round it?
     
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