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    Re: Should we give up on our coved ceilings?

    Thanks for your thoughts. For sure, contractors promote the methods they know the best.
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    Re: Should we give up on our coved ceilings?

    Your domes sound amazing. Thanks for your thoughts. Yes, could look for a craftsman to do repairs but our builder is not thrilled about having to design the new construction with coves in mind. Wish...
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    Re: Should we give up on our coved ceilings?

    Thanks for your thoughts Spruce. Yes, the walls are plaster and they are textured. I could live without the wall texture. Our contractor says 'ret rid of em'. I'm not sure.
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    Should we give up on our coved ceilings?

    Have a 1947 house where we're going to extend an exterior wall by 3', reno the kitchen, and add a bathroom which will involve encroaching 20" into a bedroom. All of these projects will involve damage...
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    Re: Coved Ceilings--What will I find underneath?

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    Thanks for your thoughts. The house was moved from another location about 40 years ago and placed on a new foundation, plus there has been some settling of the new foundation. From...
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    Coved Ceilings--What will I find underneath?

    Have a 1949 house in Victoria BC which has textured walls and coved ceilings. Seems the easiest way to get rid of the thickly textured walls is to put drywall over top, which will mess up the edge...
  7. Replace glass only with double pane--keep sash?

    Any one out there have experience in replacing only the glass and inserting double pane glass. It might require routing out the sash for some added depth. Bought a 1949 house that has lovely...
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