If you have needed Afternoon fitting skirting boards and then, after painting they had to devote a few hours lying down for it over, then keep reading. Sometimes you do not realize that the most evident things are right in front of you. You cannot find the wood for the trees sorry about the pun. First of all You consider fitting your skirting boards put all the skirting boards on several trestles or something similar then paint them to the end you need it is that simple. Once you have completed the previous coat and allow it to dry, you then will need to cut, miter, and scribe all the skirting boards and then match them throughout the space.
As soon as you have completed fitting all the skirting boards, then go around using a mastic gun with decorators caulk that may be bought for a few pounds or pence from any DIY store and fill in any nail holes and openings. All you have to do then would be to touch base with your complete coat of paint all of the miters, scribes. and you are done. Just a tip – if you are painting your walls instead of wallpapering them and you realize there is a gap between your painted skirting board and the walls, and then you can use adhesive to seal the gap and then provide a professional finish. You are able to get mastic to match. It is possible to purchase either brown or white mastic in case you have lacquered the skirting board. Should you follow the instructions on the tubing it will reveal to one to reduce the nozzle at an angle and then apply constant pressure to get a smooth bead of adhesive?
It would be best to give it a try on something to have a feel for it before you use the adhesive into the peak of the board. It had been helpful to have a water spray gun or even a fantastic piece of spit, somewhat uncouth I understand and paper towels to remove any surplus. After spraying on the Mastic with plain water use your finger or even if you are posh purchase mastic scribing card and run across the top border wiping the surplus on the towels. Another idea would be to use masking tape to halt the mastic moving and try the skirting board. The masking tape will capture the surplus, and then you merely remove the tape after. You pull off the tape directly away prior to the glue sets otherwise the masking tape will probably tear. This should give you a nice, neat conclusion. They need painting or no sanding and they are set up the occupation saving you a great deal of cash and time.