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The Skirting UK Blog

We love helping our customers as much as we can! Browse through our blog to find the latest information, hints on DIY and news about the latest trends.

Architrave Sets Explained

Architrave Sets Explained

Ordering Architrave at Skirting UK We have two options types when it comes to ordering architrave from Skirting UK; lengths and sets. We have these two different options so our customers can order in a style which suits them. Whether that be working out the number of door sides you need to cover, or you […]

Interior Eras: Victorian Skirting Board

Interior Eras- Victorian Skirting Blog

Victorian Skirting Boards: The Victorian Era   Victorian Skirting Board The Victorian Era spanned over the years 1837 – 1901, the time in which Queen Victoria was in reign. The Victorian Era brought revolution not only of the industry but also a rise of a self-indulgent, newly rich class. Wealth brought forward a desire for […]

Why Would I need Skirting Board for my House?

Why Skirting Board? To put it simply, skirting board is designed to have two main purposes: To protect your walls, and as a decorative feature – improving the aesthetics and sturdiness of your home. Protect your Walls with High-Quality Skirting Board It may seem like an obvious statement to make, but you can’t have a […]

How To Paint MDF Skirting Boards


How To Paint MDF Skirting Boards Painting skirting boards may be a bit tricky considering they are low down and worries of paint dripping on the flooring. However, here are some tips to do the most efficient job when you need to paint MDF skirting boards. What You Will Need to Paint Skirting Boards: 2-inch […]

Pre-Painted Skirting Board Options at Skirting UK


When ordering your skirting board, architrave, window boards or any other MDF products from Skirting UK, you will choose which finish you would like to have. We have a few pre-painted skirting board options to choose from; primed, eggshell, satin and gloss. All paints are applied accurately through a spray gun by one of our skilled […]

Burford and Lambs Tongue

Introducing 2 new profiles; Burford and Lambs Tongue Two well-known profiles which were missing from the Skirting UK range have finally be added to the collection, they are Burford and Lambs Tongue. Lambs Tongue Lambs tongue is a widely recognised skirting board. It is a simple profile and is seen in a variety of home […]

How Our Customers Get Creative With Their Orders

When we list our products as ‘Skirting board’ ‘Dado-rail’ etc, that does not go to say, that is their only possibility. We have had some interesting ideas sent to us by our customers and we thought we would share them! If you have done something creative, feel free to let us know and you may […]

Creating a bespoke architrave


Creating a bespoke architrave One of our customers was in need of a bespoke architrave for their Georgian style home. It is a large architrave, contributing of three pieces used to create a unique profile. This is not a style of architrave we have yet come across and therefore it was a profile which we […]