Plaster Ceiling roses are stunning decorative mouldings placed in the center of the ceiling. The fitting of light is normally put in the center of ceiling rose and hangs below it, giving the room a beautiful feel.
How to setting up a ceiling rose?
- You should decide what material your ceiling rose is to be. Polystyrene is a less expensive, more lightweight option, or you may want a plaster rose. Plaster is heavier and more difficult to fit.
- Prior to starting anything, make sure you switch off the electricity so that you can re-wire the light fitting. Do not try any kind of work on your electrics without having the proper experience or expert help.
- Certain plaster roses aren’t having the hole for the wires to pass through, so you need to drill a hole.
- Prepare the ceiling surface where the rose is going to be attached. Make it clean so the glue can stick successfully. The heavier the rose you’re connecting, the stronger glue you’ll need. Coving glue is effective, you can also use high-quality cartridge glue, be certain that you’re using the right glue for the work prior to make any attempt.
- When using the glue over the rose, make sure apply the proper quantity in the right areas. The backside of ceiling roses are usually concave , which means just apply to the upper areas that contact with the ceiling. Consider manufacturer’s recommendations when you try this particular part.
- When you have put on the glue over the rose, place it on the ceiling. Don’t forget to pass the electric wiring from the hole. To support the ceiling rose in position while it is connecting, either insert a couple of plasterboard screws and insert in the holes later, or use an long prop to fix its position.
- Switch on the electricity and then leave it to dry for at least one day before you want to paint your newly installed ceiling rose.
Cornice designs carries a stock of broad range of interior mouldings, which include polyurethane coving, Ceiling Roses, skirting boards, architraves, dado rails and Decorative Plaster Mouldings for panels and Plaster Cornice to choose from. To find out more, visit www.cornicedesigns.co.uk.