You can get good results and install a cornice by yourself using the ultimate guide to plaster cornice points below:
To install the plaster profiles you will need the following tools:
- 3 clean bins
- He saw a sharp hand
- A box of plaster
- Cement frame
- Medium oak and Goshawk
For larger jobs, use a longer fixed cornice cement, as this will give you more work time. They come in 30min, 60min and 120min. Also, make sure that the wall and ceiling joints have been arranged and lubricated before you start. It is also a great idea to have another person to help you put the plastic in place.
Measure and mark Step one: Measure from wall to wall and cut the cornice to length using the cornice sizing box and the hand saw. For a standard 90mm tail measure down from the 90mm ceiling and make a mark or place a temporary nail in the middle of the road, or better yet use a chalk line to mark a line right around the room 90mm down ceiling. Therefore, the cornice can be placed when it is installed. If you use a cornice of different sizes, the main thing is the same, you just need to measure along the wall by measuring the cornice. Be careful with a very decorative cornice, because the patterns will have to match the right look.
Step two: Mix the cornice cement with the consistency of the gum, it should be sticky. The correct consistency will allow you to press the cornice on the wall and ceiling and will remain there without nails or screws. Place the basket upside down on two of the baskets and grease the edges of the tail along its entire length. Please note: if you are installing heavy, fibrous plastic decorative cornice, you need to screw it in to maintain the weight while the cornice cement is framed.
Fixing and cleaning
Step three: Using an additional pair of hands, press the cornice in place with the marks or nails you put in the first step. Press in place and immediately clean the joints with a sponge or damp cloth. Cornice cement is difficult to sand, so it is best to clean your joints while the cement is wet. Add cornice cement to any gaps and remove cement that was overloaded before setting.
For longer length joints, cut the end at a compatible angle using the machine gun, so that when plasticized, the joint will not be visible.