Video Guides

We have a range of video guides which demonstrate how to fit our products including skirting board, skirting board covers, architrave, dado rails and picture rails.

  • How to Fit Plinth Blocks and Rosettes
    How to Fit Plinth Blocks and Rosettes
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    Plinth blocks and rosettes are traditional, decorative transition pieces that enable easy and stylish joins between skirting boards and architrave. In this blog, we provide the important details you will need to know in order to fit these products successfully. Tools Required: Set Square Pencil Nail Gun Adhesive Tape Measure Mitre Saw For those who find it easier, here is a video guide on how to fit plinth blocks and rosettes: Plinth Block Placement If you have read our blog...

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  • Fixing Skirting Boards with Nails and Adhesive
    Fixing Skirting Boards with Nails and Adhesive
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    We have already covered the majority of the processes of fitting new skirting boards in previous blog posts. This is a short additional blog post to offer more detail about how to fix the boards in position when they have been cut to size. The easiest and most popular method for fixing skirting boards in place is to use a combination of a grab adhesive with nails. Here is our video guide to fixing skirting boards with nails and adhesive: This guide assumes that the skirting board has...

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  • How to Remove Skirting Board
    How to Remove Skirting Board
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    Removing your existing skirting board can seem like a daunting task if you have never done it before, but it is actually a fairly simple procedure. The only thing you have to focus on when you remove skirting board from a wall is that you don’t cause damage to the plaster in doing so. If you are concerned about damaging the plaster when you remove skirting board you might want to consider using a skirting board cover. We manufacture these special skirting boards that fit over your existing...

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  • How to Fit Architrave When the Door Is Not Perfectly Square
    How to Fit Architrave When the Door Is Not Perfectly Square
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    Most often, internal doors are perfectly square, and this means you only need to cut standard 45-degree mitre joints into the architrave to properly install it. Sometimes, however, the door frame may not be perfectly square, which means in order to properly fit the architrave you will need to take additional steps to ensure that you cut the pieces of architrave to the correct angle, as a 45-degree mitre, in this case, will not produce the desired outcome. We've created a video guide to...

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  • How to Fit Architrave When the Door Frame is Close to the Wall
    How to Fit Architrave When the Door Frame is Close to the Wall
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    Sometimes internal doors are located so close to an adjoining wall that there isn’t enough space between the door frame and the wall to be able to install a standard width architrave. In some instances, you may decide to try and source a thinner architrave to surround the whole door, or as in this case, trim down one length of the architrave so that it fits in the gap. We've put together a video guide and this blog to showcase how to fit architrave when the door frame is close to the...

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  • How to Use Architrave to Create a Frame for Your Window
    How to Use Architrave to Create a Frame for Your Window
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    Installing a frame around a window is a great design statement that becomes a natural continuation of your chosen moulding style and helps bring different interior elements together more cohesively. We've prepared a video guide and a step by step guide below which shows you how to fit architrave around your window. To begin installing a window frame, you must first mark out where the architrave is to be positioned. To do this, grab a set square and pencil and make regular markings...

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  • How to Remove Architrave
    How to Remove Architrave
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    Removing architrave is not a difficult job, however there are a few tips which can help reduce the damage to the wall. We've created a video guide and a step by step guide to removing architrave: Removing Architrave Video Guide Removing Architrave Step by Step  Before you begin to remove architrave from your doors, make sure the area is clear. If you have had any kind of cables running along the outside of the architrave ensure these are completely removed and out of the way before...

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  • How to Join Square Groove Skirting Board and Architrave
    How to Join Square Groove Skirting Board and Architrave
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    One of the foremost attractions of the square groove/square groove 2 profiles is that the can be fitted so that the groove(s) form a seamless continuous groove along the skirting board and around the door. This is a highly desirable feature in more modern themed interiors, but it can be quite confusing when planning the necessary cuts. This blog explains the necessary steps you need to take to achieve this look yourself. We've created a video and a step by step guide found below:   Using...

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  • How to Measure and Cut a Skirting Board for an External Wall Joint by Bisecting
    How to Measure and Cut a Skirting Board for an External Wall Joint by Bisecting
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    In this guide, we will showcase how to measure and cut skirting board for an internal wall joint by bisecting an angle. We have included a step by step guide and a video below: When fitting skirting board you may come across instances where you need to cut boards to fit external angles which are not 90 degrees. This guide is designed to show you how to calculate the required angle for each cut, as well as making the cuts on a mitre saw.   To begin take a sliding bevel and recreate the...

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  • How to Measure and Cut a Skirting Board for an Internal Wall Joint by Bisecting
    How to Measure and Cut a Skirting Board for an Internal Wall Joint by Bisecting
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    In this guide, we will showcase how to measure and cut skirting board for an internal wall joint by bisecting an angle. We have included a step by step guide and a video below: When fitting skirting board you may find instances where you need to cut the boards to fit internal angles that are different from 90 degrees. This tutorial is designed to show you how to calculate the required angle for each cut, as well as how to make said cuts on a mitre saw.   Begin by using a sliding bevel...

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