All of our skirting boards and architraves are made using MR MDF, this ensures that the boards are not only moisture resistant but also higher in density, sometimes described as ‘HDF’ to ensure a smooth finish for both primed and unprimed orders.
You can select from a variety of delivery options available at checkout, our standard delivery is around 3 working days.
It is important that you leave a working contact telephone number and email address when placing your order as we will send you both an email and text confirmation of your delivery.
Yes, please contact the office with your desired delivered date and our friendly staff will be able to confirm this for you.
We have had many years experience with sending bulky freight across the UK and have tailored our packaging to ensure you receive your goods undamaged, ready to work with.
Skirting boards can be installed using a variety of methods however we recommend using a grab adhesive and if necessary pinning where required.
Our in-house tool manufacturing department is capable of matching or creating any profile required, if you are looking to make an existing skirting or architrave please contact our knowledgeable sales team who will be able to assist you.
We do have a minimum order value of £40.00 + VAT before delivery.
Yes, an order can be added to providing we have not despatched it, if any order has been despatched then any additional items ordered will be processed as a separate order.
MDF Skirting Boards FAQ
What are MDF skirting boards?
MDF skirting boards is known for being an affordable and reliable material. People chose MDF skirting boards for their homes due to the durability of the material and that it doesn’t swell or wrap from moisture.
Do MDF skirting boards need undercoating?
You need to use a primer that’s suitable for MDF. The reason for this is that it will prevent the MDF from breaking down. Also, MDF should always have two to three coats of primer applied before you paint the MDF
Are MDF skirting boards cheaper than wood?
Yes, MDF is known as the cheaper option when compared to wood; making it the perfect choice when working to a budget.
Are MDF Skirting boards any good?
The benefits of MDF skirting boards are that it doesn’t wrap or swell making it extremely durable as well as being a great cheap option, making it popular with those working with a budget.
Is MDF moisture resistant?
Yes, MR MDF is a moisture-resistant MDF that is designed for use in humid conditions, making it the ideal material for skirting boards, especially when looking for skirting boards to use in kitchens and bathrooms.
Are MDF Skirting boards better then wood
MDF is a great material to use when manufacturing skirting boards and architraves. Also, unlike wood, there is no imperfections or knots, giving your skirting boards and architraves a clean, modern look.
Following on, MDF takes less time to prepare compared to wood as all that is needed to prepare MDF is, sanding down it down to make it smooth and then applying a few coats of primer before applying paint.
Can MDF skirting boards be used in a bathroom?
Yes, MDF skirting boards are suitable to use in bathrooms as they are moisture resistant. However, it must be remembered that they are not waterproof.
What are Architraves?
Architrave is a form of moulding between a doorway and a wall and is used in the majority of houses, offices and other buildings. Due to its use, architraves are commonly incorrectly referred to as a door casing or door surround.
What is architrave made from?
In the majority of households, architraves are made from either MDF, hardwood or softwood.
Where can you use architraves?
Architraves can be used on several parts around a house or office. Some of these parts are:
- Window frames – adding architrave around window frames gives the window frame a more focused design, compared to the plain design without.
- Loft hatches – Most loft hatches in a house are hidden but not invisible, so by adding architraves around your loft hatch gives it a more distinctive look.
- Doors – Architraves is used around doors to hide the joints and any shrinkage that follows between the door and the wall.