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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.

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: 2-inch Paint Brush Primer (If […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Skirting UK got involved with the Big Build on DIY SOS.

  How Skirting UK got involved with the Big Build on DIY SOS. Skirting UK are delighted to have worked alongside the DIY SOS team for the Big Build and improved the lives of a family in need. What is The Big Build? DIY SOS is a BBC TV programme, which has been on TV […]

How to uninstall a skirting board?

  What is a skirting board? Skirting boards are wooden planks or PVC panels that generally serve the purpose of fixing gaps between the wall and the floor. They also protect the walls from scratches and scuffs, to hide unsightly wiring or simply provide a decorative element to the room. These panels are usually nailed, […]

New Team Member – Josiah McAtear

JOSIAH MCATEAR Skirting UK’s newest recruit is Josiah McAtear, read on to find out Josiah’s hobbies, his favourite profile, a day in the life and more! Name: Josiah Patrick McAtear Age: 17 Position: Business and Logistics Administrator Favourite Profile? Has to be Victorian II A fun fact about yourself? I am originally from Australia as I […]

Measurement Conversion Guide

Skirting UK states all of the measurements in metric form (millimeters), however, we understand you may have your sizes down in imperial form (inches and feet). Therefore we have devised this simple guide, converting all the measurements on our site to making ordering easy!   SKIRTING BOARD   HEIGHT METRIC IMPERIAL 70mm 2.8in 95mm 3.7in 120mm […]