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Damaged cornice

In May of last year, I was appointed to undertake the cleaning and restoring of the cornice’s at 42 leinster gardens.

The main contractor had already approached one cornice firm to come in to the property to do a test on the cornice using paint stripper, although they had removed all the paint and the distemper, the chemical paint stripper had caused irreversible damage to the cornice, leaving the surface pitted. read more…

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We use STEAM ONLY and never use any chemicals. We have been doing so since 1985.
Over the years we have seen time and time again the damage that chemical cleaning can do to fragile cornices that are hundreds of years old, these have to be treated very carefully. read more….

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  Once we have finished cleaning the paint from the cornice and carried out any repairs that we may have uncovered, the cornice is ready for repainting. Instead of using paint brushes to apply the paint onto the cornice we offer a spary painting solution.  This is a very refined finish and prevents the build up of paint on the detailing of the corniceing.  It looks fantastic and finishes off

Cornice cleaning

  Leinster Gardens, Bayswater London Another project that we enjoyed was the cornice cleaning of a beutiful property in Leinster Gardens Here you can see some great images of the amazing detail that was revealed once the cleaning had taken place   ” slug=”Conice-Cleaning-at-Leinster-Gardens-London” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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The follow photos are from a private house Abbyville Road Clapham Common The property had a fire in the rear reception room in 2012. First, we cleaned what was left of the original cornice and ceiling roses, unfortunately the fire had damaged most of the ceiling mouldings in the rear reception room so all of the ceiling including all the cornice and ceiling mouldings had to come down. What is shown in the

Cleaned Ceiling Rose

We also clean, restore and replace Ceiling Roses.

We believe that if possible the original features should be kept but sometimes this is just not possible. In this case we try and restore the damaged area to keep as much of the original feature as possible.

If the Ceiling Rose is beyond repair we can supply a brand new one of high quality to blend in with the original features.read more…

Canonbury

Canonbury. Northchurch Road. Built in 1846. At this property in Northchurch road, there was only one remaining original ceiling rose in the house. We were asked to restore this ceiling rose.  First we removed all of the detail mouldings from the ceiling so we could work on them back in the work shop.   Once we had removed the paint there was a lot damage to the stem of the

Cricklewood Lane

Crickewood. Cricklewood Lane. Built in 1890. Date the restoration work was carried out – 26th November 2017. In the first three photos, you can still see the steam from the cleaning of the ceiling rose, the final photo is the ceiling rose repaint by our self’s, using our spray paint method. ” template=”default” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Westbourne Terrace Paddington

Westbourne Terrace. Bayswater. London. Built in 1854. This restoration work to the original entrance Hallway was carried out 29th November 2017. The Entrance cornice had very bad water damage, so we was appointed to under take the restoration of the cornice, in the photos the cornice has been stripped, also we had to remake some of the detail mouldings for the repairs on the cornice. ” template=”default” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included”

Duncan Terrace Isington Grade II Listed Star

Duncan Terrace cira 1775 Date of when restoration work was carried out. 3 November 2017. In these photos, we removed all of the detail mouldings from the Hallway cornice and ceiling rose,from the dome ceiling. The removal of the paint from the mouldings was carried out in our work shop, once cleaned they was fitted back in to place. ” template=”/home2/misoluti/cornicecleaning.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]