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Skirting boards don’t just finish the design of the room, they protect the bottom of the wall from getting scuffed and damaged. Yet skirting boards often display signs of wear and tear due to marks and dents from previousor if you have small children or pets bumping against them.
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What You Need

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  1. Make sure the surfaces are clean, dry and free of oil, grease and dust. 
  2. Cut the cartridge tip, then cut the nozzle into the desired width, about 5mm.
  3. Use Selleys Light Speed Caulking Gun to apply beads of Liquid Nails Fast Grab to the top and bottom of the back of the skirting board surface.
  4. Bring the surfaces together and maneuver the skirting board into the desired position. 
  5. The product is repositionable for 20 minutes after fitting. Tape the skirting board to hold it in place.
  6. Allow 24 hours for the adhesive to set before removing any temporary fasteners, in this case the tape. 
  7. Fill gaps between skirting board and wall with Selleys No More Gaps Multipurpose

Handy Hints

  • If the skirting board is slightly warped and doesn’t fit perfectly along the wall, put bricks up against it to hold it in position while the adhesive cures.   

Products

Selleys Liquid Nails Fast Grab

Selleys Liquid Nails Fast Grab is a high strength construction adhesive that provides strong initial holding power. The water-based formulation is low odour and allows for easy clean up.

Selleys No More Gaps Multipurpose

Selleys No More Gaps Multipurpose gap filler delivers a smooth finish and because of its superior flexibility and low shrinkage, those unsightly gaps and cracks won’t re-appear.

Selleys Original Sugar Soap

Selleys Original Sugar Soap is a professional strength and high performance formula which powers through tough grease and grime. Its also recommended for cleaning surfaces prior to painting and wallpapering.


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