Is Square set more expensive than cornice?
The square set gives a good modern finish to where the ceiling and wall meet and can be finished by a metal internal angle. Also, it is often more expensive and labour intensive than most cornice options. Square sets also require more sanding and setting.
What is a square set cornice?
Square set is the only other alternative finish to where the wall and ceiling joins meet giving a modern square edge look. Either paper tape or metal internal angle can be used for this finish. Paper tape is applied with compound, then rolled using a special devise to bond the compound, tape and Gyprock.
What is the standard size cornice?
All decorative cornices come at a standard length of 4.2m.
What can you use instead of cornice?
The most common type of ceiling and wall join application is called cornicing but there are other options on the market such as shadow line, moulded cornicing, square set, coffered and soffit. Cornicing is easy to install. It just needs to be cut to length with a craft knife and glued into place with plasterers glue.
What does Square set mean?
Definition of square set 1 : any of the rectangular sets used in the square-set system of mining. 2 : a group of four couples arranged in a square for a square dance.
What is a P50 Shadowline?
P50 Shadowline refers to the use of a metal juncture that gives a 10mm x 10mm recess between a wall and ceiling, creating a shadow effect. Shadowline is not just limited to ceilings, it can also be an effective treatment when used with cornice.
Is Square set plaster more expensive?
Square set is more difficult for the plasterer and is definitely more expensive than most cornice options.
How thick should cornice be?
The width of the cornice box depends on the width of the window; typically your cornice box should be 1 to 2 inches wider than either the window or the curtain rod.
How deep should a cornice be?
Your cornice should be an inch or two longer than the curtain rod, including the finials, to make it easy to install. It should also be deep enough to clear the finials and the rings by 1 inch.
Can you tape and joint a ceiling?
Have your friend help you hoist up that panel into one corner, tight up to the wall. Once you have hung the ceiling and the walls, you can move on to mudding and taping the drywall ceiling. For the first part, you will need premixed joint compound (drywall mud) and a 5-inch utility knife.
Why choose USG Boral decorative cornices?
Decorative Cornice USG Boral offers a range of cornices that will complement a variety of decors including classic, modern and contemporary interiors. USG Boral Decorative Cornice can help to create a sense of refinement, sophistication and space in a room.
What is the square edge profile of a cornice?
Characterised by its minimal, architectural lines, the stylish 75mm square edge profile is a perfect complement for modern residential and commercial interiors. For more information, view our resources below. To find out how to install a cornice, click to watch our ‘How to’ Cornice Installation video.
What is the best cornice for a cornice finish?
The Linear decorative cornice is the obvious design alternative when considering a square edge finish and is at the forefront of contemporary design. Characterised by its minimal, architectural lines, the stylish 75mm square edge profile is a perfect complement for modern residential and commercial interiors.
Can decorative cornices be retro-fitted over existing square sets?
USG Boral decorative cornices, such as New York 90mm and Sydney 90mm can be retro-fitted over existing square sets or Cove 55mm. All decorative cornices come at a standard length of 4.2m.