Creating a Victorian-style home
Creating a Victorian style home

29

Dec

Creating a Victorian-style home

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How to choose the right profile for your room

13

Dec

How to choose the right profile for your room

As with anything to do with design and building the look and feel you are trying to create actually dictates what you will choose and ultimately what you will end up with. Skirting boards are no exception to this, so in this blog post, we try and provide some ideas of what works best. As […]

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How to Paint Gloss Skirting Boards

2

Dec

How to Paint Gloss Skirting Boards

It sounds like a simple process, and generally, painting skirting boards are. However, there are a number of things to do and bear in mind which can make your job much easier and ultimately run much smoother. Here we give you some tips on how to gloss those skirting boards. Prepare Your Skirting Boards The […]

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A guide to rosettes and plinth blocks

23

Nov

A guide to rosettes and plinth blocks

Some regard mouldings as an addition to enhance the room. Others would argue that although mouldings make a room look neater, they blend into the room – sometimes seemingly unnoticed. Of course, they can do this, and if you are looking for the ‘concealed or hidden’ style then this won’t be a problem. However what […]

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How to Clean Skirting Boards

14

Nov

How to Clean Skirting Boards

Everything needs cleaning from time to time and skirting boards are no exception. While it might seem obvious how to clean a skirting board, knowing the procedure beforehand can save you time and give you confidence in undertaking the job. Tools for Cleaning Skirting Boards * Sponge, * Cloth,14 * Bucket, * Gloves (to protect […]

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Why you should consider fitting architrave, dado rails or picture rails

25

Oct

Why you should consider fitting architrave, dado rails or picture rails

Architrave, dado and picture rails are common sites in the rooms of peoples houses. Have you ever wondered why you should and may want to use these, however? First, let’s look at the difference between the three: * Architrave. This is a finish around doors and sometimes windows. * Dado rail. This runs around the […]

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How to choose the right material for your skirting board

12

Oct

How to choose the right material for your skirting board

Today, in just about everything you can think of, actually choosing something is hard work as a number of styles and ranges exist. Even something as simple as choosing a loaf of bread can be difficult as there are many brands, different ingredients, gluten-free etc. The same is true of skirting boards. Contrary to what […]

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How to Sand Skirting Boards

24

Sep

How to Sand Skirting Boards

Sanding your skirting boards is an important process and should not be overlooked or skipped. Everyone has their own tips, reasons, or quirks for sanding these features but here we provide you with some guidance. Why Sand Skirting Boards? Simply, sanding is necessary to remove old paint and remove any of the impurities on the […]

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How to Remove Skirting Boards

19

Sep

How to Remove Skirting Boards

Skirting boards can be seen as one of the finished products of a room. Even though this may be so, there are times and occasions where skirting boards may need to be removed. Some examples of this include: * When decorating or renovating a room. * If a new design/style is wanted. * If the […]

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How to Fit Skirting Boards

15

Sep

How to Fit Skirting Boards

Skirting boards are clever inventions. Not only are they used for aesthetic reasons to add character and design to a room, but they conveniently hide gaps and holes in-between the wall and floor. Therefore knowing how to fit skirting boards is necessary so you can achieve both points successfully. In this article, we give further […]

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Our Profile of the Week – Derby

28

May

Our Profile of the Week – Derby

Our Profile of the Week is Derby. The Derby Profile is a massive favourite of people who are looking for a more detailed pattern. It has been apart of our range since 2012. This Profile is normally associated with 1920’s Styles and Historical Properties but I think you will agree that it would equally look […]

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Skirting Boards Direct at The Homebuild and Renovation Show – NEC Birmingham 26th – 29th March 2015

21

Mar

Skirting Boards Direct at The Homebuild and Renovation Show – NEC Birmingham 26th – 29th March 2015

Skirting Boards Direct would like to invite you to visit its stand at the upcoming Homebuilding & Renovating Show which will be held at the NEC, Birmingham, 26th – 29th March. Skirting Boards Direct is an UK based company operating in the Manufacturing Industry. Today, after more than ten years of activity, SBD is the […]

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