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Replacing skirting boards
I’m redecorating my bedroom and would like to replace all the skirting boards but I already have a carpet laid that I’m not planning on replacing. Can this be done without damaging the carpet?
2 Answers from MyBuilder Carpet & Lino Fitters
If it’s not practical to lift the carpet and re-lay after , then you should roll back the edges , out of the way .
Gripper rods could obstruct removal of the old skirting , so take care. And remember , the new skirting needs to be at least the same thickness as the old , otherwise you’ll have a gap around your carpet.
Completely paint the new skirting before uninformed the carpet back.
In an ideal word , the jobs so much easier if the carpet completely lifted. Take care.
Answered 8th Mar 2018
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