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How To Video Round Up

Posted by Skirting World on 19th Jun 2020

How To Video Round Up

In this post, we're going to show you all the 'how to' videos that we have created. Simply click play to start watching and you can even read the full length blog post on the topic by clicking the link below the video!

How To Fix A Skirting Board To A Wall Video

Click here to read the full blog post all about fixing a skirting board to a wall.

This video covers everything to do with fitting skirting boards to walls.

We take you through the steps from preparing the wall to actually installing the skirting. We also give you a list of everything you should need to carry the work out.

You'll also find out 4 different ways you can stick skirting boards to the wall!

How To Clean Your Skirting Boards Video

Click here to read the full blog post about cleaning your skirting boards.

In this video, we discuss the quickest and most efficient method to clean skirting boards.

It includes everything you'll need to get going.

How To Fit Plinth Blocks And Rosettes Video

Click here to read the full blog post about fitting plinth blocks and rosettes.

This video starts by listing everything you'll need to get started.

It's then a step by step guide on how to fit them - from measuring to installing them. You'll even see what the finished product looks like!

How To Do An External Mitre On Skirting Boards Video

Click here to see the full blog post about cutting an external mitre on your skirting boards.

Again, this video includes a list of everything you need to get started!

You can then follow the step by step guide to help you achieve a clean external mitre when fitting your new skirting!

How To Scribe Skirting Boards To The Floor Video

Scribing your skirting boards is handy if they don't fit flush to the floor when installing them!

Check out this video to see how we do it!

How To Remove Old Architraves Video

Want to add a fresh new look to your home? New architraves will help to enhance the look of your doorways.

Check out our video above on how to remove your old ones easily!

How To Remove Old Skirting Boards Video

Click here to read the full blog post about removing old skirting boards.

This is another easy step by step guide that you can follow should you need to remove an old skirting board from a wall.

How To Do An Internal Mitre Video

Click here to read the full blog post covering internal mitres on skirting boards.

When fitting skirting boards, you'll have to mitre them at corners. This video covers internal mitres and is an easy guide if you're going to be carrying out the work yourself.

How To Join 2 Pieces Of Skirting On A Flat Wall Video

Click here to read our full blog post about joining 2 pieces of skirting board on a single flat wall.

This video will help you if you have a really long wall that requires more than 1 piece of skirting to cover the length.

We show you a straight cut and a mitre cut so that you have more than 1 option should you need to do this.

How To Fit Skirting Boards Around A Bay Window Video

Click here to read the full blog post including tips and tricks to help with fitting a skirting board to the wall of a bay window.

We get asked this a lot so we thought dedicating a video and blog post to the subject was a must!

We cover a few different options that can be used in order to bend skirting boards making them able to be fitted to a curved wall (just like a bay window).

Kerf cuts are an option but best left to a skilled professional. If you have the time, adding weight to the middle of the skirting whilst it is suspended at both ends is an easier (yet still effective) option.

How To Cut Skirting Boards Video

Click here to read our full blog post regarding cutting skirting boards.

In this video, we show you the different types of cuts that are often made on skirting boards and how to do them.

How To Sand Skirting Boards Video

Click here to learn how to sand down skirting boards and much more!

This video is an in depth look at sanding skirting boards.

Not only do we cover the steps you can take to sand down skirting -  we also cover why you would need to do this (for instance whether you are installing new skirting boards or painting existing).

How To Caulk Skirting Boards Video

Click here to read our full blog post on caulking skirting boards.

Adding caulk to where the skirting boards meet the wall will help to hide any unsightly gaps that can appear over time or during installation.

How To Paint Skirting Boards Without Getting Paint On The Wall Video

Click here to read the full blog post about painting skirting boards without getting the paint on the walls.

This is a handy guide if you're planning on redecorating and want a professional finish without having to pay someone else to do it for you!

How To End Skirting Boards Video

Click here to read the full blog post about ending skirting boards neatly.

This is a great video if you find that you skirting board needs to end before reaching another skirting.

Most of the time, a skirting board finishes at another skirting board or at an architrave. However, if this is not the case you can check this video out to see what your options are.