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what is correct height for kitchen base units my kitchen fitter has fitted them at 93cm i say this is incorrect as my cooker is only 90cm so sits below the worktop
I have had skirting and architraves installed but there are huge gaps between them and the walls. What do I fill them with that will be best in the long run and wont crack....silicon, wood filler,cork,car body filler ;-) - anything?
I wont be painting the wood coloured skirting, architraves etc and will probably be waxing or clear varnishing them.
By using the pencil is shortens. When its halfway the length it is difficult to get it out of my pocket. Has anyone ideas to solve this problem? And what is the best pencil to use; a oval shaped or a rectangle shape?
i found the solution on www.wannahavetools.com
This project will run for about 6 months
My flat was fully replastered and would like to reinstall skirtings. I would prefer adhesive but do not know what type of adhesive. Can you also suggest a brand? Thank you.
Scotia Beading- When adding scotia beading to laminate and skirting is it best to be nail it or to use no more nails adhesive.
The job was priced at just under a £1000
I`ve bought a doors from Wickes which are heavy, 38.5kg I think. They are 35mm thick and I`m trying to hang on a new oak door liners. Which hinges do I need and how many?
my boyfriend is fitting new skirting boards in our house but they are not meeting flush at the angle joints so there is gaps between the wood- what is going wrong?! he is using a mitre saw and the trial runs when fitted to the wall fit at the top but not the bottom- are the Walls the problem or the boyfriend?! the cuts are straight and the angles 45. I think!
Any ideas roughly how long it would take a carpenter to fit new skirting boards throughout a flat that's just had the old ones removed and laminate laid? 65metres should be sufficient and a ready primed/MDF skirting will be fine. Walls are in good condition, and it's a modernish flat, so reasonably square with mostly long runs.
Thank you for that reply, Roc, but it coud apply to almost every question posted on this forum, and doesn't really help me much. I'm presuming that the carpenter is competent and experienced.