Skirting boards may go unnoticed many times but, as you'd know, 'the whole is greater than the sum of its parts,' and that also applies to the interior finishes of your home. Pay attention and start noting how everywhere you go, walls and floors are joint by these thin panels all along. This is not just for the looks, but also for protecting your walls' surfaces and junctures. Read more..
We bet you that if you got here, it's because you need a bit of a roundup on the different types of skirting boards profiles. And good on you! Trying to get the lingo right can definitely give you an edge when you need to come face to face with your interior designer, builder, or yourself in the mirror -if you are kind of a DIY pal or gal! Read more..
Are you designing a brand new nest and feel it's time to shake things up a little in terms of style? Skirting boards are key for protecting your walls and flooring junctions from scratches and dents caused by the normal wear of your home. Read more..
Painting skirting boards may not be the first use of your time that comes to mind but, actually, it's a job that can really enhance the look of your home! If you've already decided this needs done, and are looking for a guide to show you how to paint skirting boards, then you've come to the right place. Read more..
Though the idea of removing skirting boards seems relatively simple, it’s important to know how to do so without damaging the plaster or the walls! There may be a number of reasons calling out for a change like general home renovations, worn surfaces, or a new decorative style. In any case, it's important to understand the steps, which is why we've put together this handy guide to show you the whole process! Read more..
Like any other piece of furniture, a skirting board requires basic maintenance to prevent it from looking worn out, old, or worst of all – dirty. Whether you’ve got these made from mahogany, solid oak or any other type of material, they will all need to be cleaned regularly to ensure they continue to look great and stay in good condition. Read more..
If you've been planning to fit your new skirting boards yourself, then it's essential to get the full scope of what's involved in this process, so you can get the job done seamlessly! In this DIY quick guide, we'll share with you how to scribe skirting boards to fit interior corners, and also how to scribe them to match your floors! Read more..
Obviously, we love skirting boards. They’re literally in our name. But even we have to admit that skirting boards haven’t always been at the sharp end of interior design. So how come that in the past few years coloured skirting boards became a trend? Read more..
Have you been playing around painting your window sills, walls, or skirting boards? Even if you've taken all the necessary precautions, your beloved carpet may end up suffering the consequences of your latest DIY project! We don't blame you. We know how great it feels to get hands-on, which is why we've created this guide with our top tips, tricks, and hacks on how to get paint out of your carpet. Ready for some stain removal action? Read more..
Window sills - also known as window ledges and window boards- haven't come to be just to hold plants, candles and cute photos! Each part of a window has a purpose that keeps some of your home's structural features safe and in good shape. But before we dive right into all you need to know for choosing your home's internal window sills, let's get back to basics. Read more..
Window sills are an integral part of any window. As well as protecting the wall beneath from rain and condensation, and in turn preventing rot and mould, they add beauty, style and value to a property. Read more..
Often overlooked, window sills hold huge potential to create ambience and complement your home's interiors. The best part? You don't need to invest a whole lot if you don't want to. All that's required is a bit of imagination. And that's what we'll bring you today! In this article, we are sharing with you our Top 10 Window Sill Ideas, based on decor styles and sensations to set the tone… Read more..
The most common reason for replacing a window sill is the usual tear and wear surfaces suffer due to use and weather. Moulded and rotten wood may not come as a surprise after years and, as we said before, cosmetic repairs can increase the value on a property. Read more..
It's true that in the building and carpentry world the pros tend to use different terms to describe things that, to most humans, would be the exact same. Still, when it comes to the question 'what are architraves?' we feel the need to get right in and share with you the nuts and bolts of these fundamental pieces of moulding. Read more..
Picking the right architrave profile for your doors and windows will either enhance your interiors greatly or simply add that 'extra touch' around your home's openings. Read more..
Fitting architrave around doors and windows is a task any dedicated DIY-er can easily take on! It doesn't necessarily require fancy tools and, even though you need to pay attention to measures and details, it's really not a complicated job. Read more..
Likely, all your home's architraves, skirting boards, window sills, and even cabinets, are made of MDF! You may have known this for ages, more so if you are a DIY-reno kind of folk. But still, are you aware of the advantages of MDF mouldings and its properties? Read more..