Understand the different types of skirting board with our simple guide. We run through some of the most popular skirting board profiles for your home.
MDF, Softwood or Solid Wood - Which is better for Skirting & Architrave?487 Views
MDF or wood skirting - which will work for you? We explore the main differences between 3 different types of skirting board.
Finger Jointed Pine - The Best Softwood for Skirting Boards?1515 Views
Widely used in the USA and Canada, many people in the UK have not heard of finger jointed pine. In this article we explore what finger jointed pine is, along with some of the benefits of using this material to manufacture skirting boards, architrave and other mouldings.
How to Fit a Skirting Board3041 Views
If you’ve recently bought skirting boards or are planning on buying some soon, it’s important to understand how to fit a skirting board. Whether you’re fitting modern or traditional skirting boards, our step-by-step guide will help you through the fitting process.
The Complete Buying Guide To Architrave3335 Views
An architrave is an interior moulding that is fitted around a doorframe or a window. They allow you to hide messy door joints or rough surfaces by acting as trim where the joints meet the walls or floor. Architraves are typically available in a wide range of materials and finishes, most commonly MDF and Solid Oak, as well as styles such as traditional or modern. Read our complete guide to buying architrave
What is the Best Paint for Skirting Boards?6101 Views
For those in the middle of a renovation project, painting your walls is hardly enough if your skirting boards are old and scruffy. Freshly painted skirting will give your home or commercial premises a clean new look, but many people are often confused as to which paint to use on skirting boards. Whether you’ve ordered new skirting or you just want to revamp your old profiles, choosing a suitable paint will depend on the final look you wish to achieve and the material of your skirting boards....
Five DIY & Home Renovation Channels You Should Follow On YouTube4427 Views
If you are a lover of DIY or taking on a new renovation project, then you will know it’s all about sharing ideas and getting inspiration from others online. YouTube is great if you are looking for information, an easy to follow DIY video or craft ideas to try in your spare time. With such a huge community on YouTube it can be hard to find an account suited to your learning style or the projects you want to work on. Therefore, we have put together a list of some of our favourite YouTube...
Coloured Skirting Boards - Improve your home by using colour on skirting boards and architrave.4966 Views
Skirting boards don't always have to be white. In this blog we look at a few skirting board colour ideas that may inspire you to inject a splash of colour into your home!
Finding A Skirting Board Style To Suit The Emerging 2020 Interior Trends3442 Views
A look at the key design trends for the coming year and how to compliment each style with the right skirting board design.
How To Paint Existing Skirting Boards1824 Views
When it comes to Interior Design, your skirting boards and architrave might not be at the top of the list when it comes to your grand home designs, but freshly painted skirting boards can really add that finishing touch to your space and brighten up your room. This is also a great step to achieve a more updated and refreshed look without the need of replacing your skirting boards.