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This is where you will find more detailed information about our product range. If you have a question about any of our products and cannot find the answer on our site, please get in touch and our sales team will be happy to help!

  • The Complete Buying Guide To Architrave
    The Complete Buying Guide To Architrave
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    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

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  • Choosing The Right Skirting Board Height
    Choosing The Right Skirting Board Height
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    When it comes to shopping for skirting boards there are so many different elements to consider. Here at Skirting 4 U we want to ensure that all of our customers are free to have the skirting board design and style they want in their home without compromise. We therefore offer customisable options on our skirting board styles for you to choose your required height, depth, overall length and finish. If you are someone that is new to the world of skirting boards such a wide choice of options...

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  • Can you re-use skirting
    Can you re-use skirting
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    Skirting board and architrave can be reused if it is in good condition and doesn’t get damaged when it is removed from the walls. We have put together a helpful guide on how to remove skirting boards and a video tutorial if you needed a little help on how best to do this.  

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  • Is Architrave The Same As Skirting
    Is Architrave The Same As Skirting
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    There are similarities between skirting boards and architrave as products, but they aren’t EXACTLY the same, and serve different purposes. Skirting board is designed to be fitted around the perimeter of a room, fixed to the wall where it meets the floor. Architrave, however, is generally much thinner than skirting board and is fitted around doors where the (most likely wooden) door frame meets the plaster.

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  • What Is The Point Of A Skirting Board
    What Is The Point Of A Skirting Board
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    The main function of a skirting board is to protect walls from damage. Walls are particularly vulnerable to knocks and scuffs around their base as people in the home go about their daily lives. Skirting boards act as a barrier that stops plaster being cracked or broken.

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  • Architrave Sets Explained
    Architrave Sets Explained
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    One frequent cause of confusion for people coming to our website centres around what an ‘architrave set’ is and what the difference is between single and double sets.

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  • What is Architrave and How is it Used?
    What is Architrave and How is it Used?
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    We look at what architrave is and how it can be used around the home.

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  • Skirting Board Finishes Explained
    Skirting Board Finishes Explained
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    Skirting 4 U offer an unprimed or primed finish on their products- this article explores the features and benefits o both options.

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  • Are MDF Skirting Boards Suitable for the Bathroom?
    Are MDF Skirting Boards Suitable for the Bathroom?
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    In this blog we look at skirting boards for bathrooms, and whether they are suitable.

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  • Ordering New Skirting Boards: Allowing for Wastage
    Ordering New Skirting Boards: Allowing for Wastage
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    One of the more common questions we are asked by customers is how much extra skirting board they should order to allow for wastage.

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