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Cornice Installation

Cornice Installation guidelines, FAQs and unit pricing information

January 2014

Are you looking for independent, trustworthy advice about Cornice Installation? Do you need to understand common installation options? If your project calls for Cornice Installation work, the following guidelines and best practices will help you understand: Is a subcontractor really necessary for Cornice Installation work? Will a permit be required? What are common problem areas? How much will Cornice Installation labor cost? What are the important Cornice Installation quality checks that should be included in the work requirements?

Cornice Installation - Frequently Asked Questions

What is a fair price for Cornice Installation?Costs vary with project size, job quality and time of year. For typical Cornice Installation expect to pay between $1.60 to $3.99 per linear foot. Additional fees are typically charged for small projects or rush jobs.
Is a permit needed for Cornice Installation work?Design approval and permits from your local building department are not required for Cornice Installation. If your home is subject to homeowner association (HOA) covenants, you should verify that your Cornice Installation project complies with association guidelines.
Is it worth using a professional to perform Cornice Installation work?The appearance, functionality and useful life of the cornice molding may be compromised by poor installation. Hire the service provider carefully and tie payment milestones to appropriate quality checks (use the list below).
Is Cornice Installation something that I can do myself?The typical Cornice Installation project can be completed by a moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer; as with any project, high quality Cornice Installation requires attention to detail and careful planning.
How many days are typically required to complete the Cornice Installation work?This work can be completed in 1 to 2 days.

Cornice Installation - Options, Quality Checks and Important Details

Use the list below to document your expectations for level of detail and finish quality for Cornice Installation. Make sure that relevant information is included in any written contracts or work orders on your project. Before any Cornice Installation work begins, review the checklist with the service provider. Tie payments to satisfactory completion of this checklist.

Cornice Installation - Work Milestones and Project Reminders

The following list summarizes work tasks commonly performed during Cornice Installation. These tasks help ensure proper completion of the cornice molding work and compliance with common manufacturer and vendor warranty requirements. Make sure that either you or your service provider takes responsibility for each of these tasks. All service provider task responsiblities should be clearly called out in the written contract or work orders.



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