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Wm McVey Plasterers
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    Mark ceiling projection and strike chalk line








Fix Temporary guide screws

Apply a coat of diluted PVA adhesive scratch painted surfaces

Cut mitres and cornice to length and trial fit

Apply coat of diluted PVA adhesive to cornice wall and ceiling lines

 Mixing fast set joint adhesive (British Gypsum "easifill")

Butter both ceiling and wall beds on the cornice with the adhesive

Fit cornice against temporary ceiling screw line apply pressure to bed in place

Fix cornice with countersunk drywall screws at app. 600 mm centres ceiling and wall

Continue to work round room fitting cornice cut to length  

Fit last mitre short length

Point cornice ceiling, wall, joints and mitres

Clean off excess adhesive

Finish joints and mitres remembering to regularly wash cornice with clean water

Fixing method for our precast fibrous plaster cornices

The joints mitres can be sanded and refilled if required to give a perfect finish