In the construction world, cornices are a part of your everyday life. Cornices can be found on both commercial and structural residences and are one of the final additions before completion. Cornices can also make or break the look of a room or building. A cheap and poorly built cornice will take away from the attractiveness of the structure and make for very unhappy clients. Just as you take care to pick out the best quality materials for the flooring, walls, ceiling, etc. It is just as important to make sure that you choose suppliers who provide only the highest quality cornices with the best possible service. Failure to choose the right supplier and you will end up with a product you aren't proud of, wasted money, and frustrated customers. Let's take a look at 12 specifications that high-quality builders need in their cornice suppliers.
The Purpose of Cornices
As a builder, you know that there are two types of cornices: interior and exterior. While interior cornices are primarily for looks, exterior cornices serve a dual purpose of functionality and decoration. Cornices serve the following purposes:
- Protect both the inside and outside from environmental elements
- Helps with the energy efficiency of the building by reducing the overall temperature inside the structure
- Certain styles of cornices even offer shade for passersby
- Adds to the visual appeal of the structure
- Cover and hide imperfections at the seams
Quality cornices should last for many, many years if not a lifetime. However, more often than not builders get ripped off by false promises and attractive prices only to find that you get what you pay for. Choosing the right supplier from the start will ensure that you have set yourself up for success. What should you look for in your cornice supplier?