Professional installation of skirting boards
Skirting boards with installation service performed by a professional construction team.
Skirting boards can be an elegant addition for every floor.
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MDF skirting boards are often fastened with adhesives and are also used as cable trays. If your are planning on such installation, you can do it on your own, or – if you do not feel confident about it, you can entrust this to professionals.
Installation of skirting boards
If you have installed skirting boards before, you have nothing to worry about. But if you have no experience, it is best to entrust this task to a team of experienced and skilled professionals.
Installation of MDF skirting boards
MDF skirting boards are very durable and moisture resistant, and are easy to clean – these qualities make them a popular, widely-used solution. Skirting boards are available in multiple colors and can become a beautiful ornament for every home if properly installed. What is the right way to install them?
How to prepare for installation?
Often people have trouble with precise calculation of how many pieces of MDF skirting board will be necessary to finish the entire interior. The safest way to do this is adding 5-10% margin to the total length of your walls. What else should you prepare? You are going to need a cutting off machine with a sharp disc, an assembly adhesive, a wood adhesive, a measuring tape, a pencil and a sharp knife. For finishing: an acryl paint, a cloth, paper towels, a painting tape, a ground mixture and a brush.
How to install skirting boards?
Put assembly adhesive in 40 cm intervals on a skirting boards that has previously been appropriately measured and cut. Joint points should be spread with wood adhesive, which will ensure a strong bond. After all boards are glued, it is time to begin finishing works. Put acryl on joint points in order to fill cracks; when it is cured, the excessive amounts of it should be removed with a wet cloth. Put painting tape on all the joint lines and paint the area covered with acryl – it will prevent acryl from turning yellow and simultaneously will make joint points less visible. In the end, fill the crack between the board and the wall with acryl.
Installation of decorative crown moldings
The installation process is relatively simple, but if you want to make sure that the product is installed correctly, we advise you to hire a team of professionals. If, however, you decide to do it on your own, you will certainly need another person to help you.
You will also need:
– a hammer drill
– a drill bit fi 8mm
– a hammer
– a level
– a try square
– a measuring tape
– an angle screwdriver
– a wrench 10
– a step ladder
– 8 screw anchors
It is important important to make sure that the bottom edge of the crown doesn’t cover part of the window. It is safe to add about 2 cm up from the edge of a window opener. Measure the distance between hooks on the back side of the crown before installation. This distance determines how big the distance between installation boards should be. Mark the placement level for installation boards using a level and a pencil, after that – drill holes in the wall, put screw anchors in them and install the boards. If you measured the distance between installation boards right, the installation itself should be quite simple. In the next step, move the crown against the boards and try to fit hooks into openings in the wall, when this is done, press the crown do the wall – after this, the crown should be properly hung. This is also possible to adjust the crown’s placement level and it’s distance from the wall.
Spontaneous unfastening of the crown is not possible. In order to unfasten it, press the spring on the installation board. Only after this is done, the crown can be safely removed from the wall. This feature makes the product very safe.
A product set includes:
– 2 hanging systems with back band moldings
– the window / door crown of your choice
When ordering crowns, we encourage you to to read this section: Accessories and supplemental products In this section, you can find the products which will make the installation easier.