A DIY & home improvement forum. DIYbanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » DIYbanter forum » Do - it - Yourself » UK diy
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

UK diy (uk.d-i-y) For the discussion of all topics related to diy (do-it-yourself) in the UK. All levels of experience and proficency are welcome to join in to ask questions or offer solutions.

Plastic-coated skirting board



 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old July 18th 11, 11:19 AM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 48
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

Can anyone recommend a supplier (on-line or in Bedfordshire) for plastic
coated skirting board?
It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable alternative.

Thanks in advance.
Ads
  #2  
Old July 18th 11, 11:48 AM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 3,717
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

On Jul 18, 11:19 am, AlanD wrote:
Can anyone recommend a supplier (on-line or in Bedfordshire) for plastic
coated skirting board?
It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable alternative.

Thanks in advance.


painted real wood?
  #3  
Old July 18th 11, 12:13 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 2,362
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

AlanD wrote:

Can anyone recommend a supplier (on-line or in Bedfordshire) for plastic
coated skirting board?
It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable alternative.

Thanks in advance.


Row of 100mm tiles?



--
Tim Watts
  #4  
Old July 18th 11, 12:15 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 883
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

I've used white PVC tongue-and-groove cladding as skirting (and coving)
before now.

Bert

  #5  
Old July 18th 11, 01:27 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 1,917
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

En el artículo ,
AlanD escribió:

It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable alternative.


Tile in a contrasting colour?

--
(\__/)
(='.'=)
(")_(")


  #6  
Old July 18th 11, 01:47 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 19,410
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

In article ,
AlanD wrote:
Can anyone recommend a supplier (on-line or in Bedfordshire) for plastic
coated skirting board?
It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable alternative.


If it's that damp I'd be looking at why. Unless it is direct water
spillage on it.

--
*I get enough exercise just pushing my luck.

Dave Plowman London SW
To e-mail, change noise into sound.
  #7  
Old July 18th 11, 02:54 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 48
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

On 18/07/2011 13:47, Dave Plowman (News) wrote:
In ,
wrote:
Can anyone recommend a supplier (on-line or in Bedfordshire) for plastic
coated skirting board?
It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable alternative.


If it's that damp I'd be looking at why. Unless it is direct water
spillage on it.

Small bathroom with a shower, no extraction fan (on the list!).
MDF has failed after ~5 years from where paint has been
scratched/chipped (3 small kids.... Grrr) and damp has caused it to
swell. Hence looking for harder-wearing alternative.
The window sill is also MDF, and in a bad way, planning to replace that
with composite worktop material or similar.
  #8  
Old July 18th 11, 04:25 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 276
Default Plastic-coated skirting board


"AlanD" wrote in message
...
On 18/07/2011 13:47, Dave Plowman (News) wrote:
In ,
wrote:
Can anyone recommend a supplier (on-line or in Bedfordshire) for plastic
coated skirting board?
It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable alternative.


If it's that damp I'd be looking at why. Unless it is direct water
spillage on it.

Small bathroom with a shower, no extraction fan (on the list!).
MDF has failed after ~5 years from where paint has been scratched/chipped
(3 small kids.... Grrr) and damp has caused it to swell. Hence looking for
harder-wearing alternative.
The window sill is also MDF, and in a bad way, planning to replace that
with composite worktop material or similar.


I'd use real wood for both - with a good paint job, it can always be
repaired. My sills are 120 years old and fine.

  #9  
Old July 18th 11, 11:04 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 48
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

On 18/07/2011 16:25, Geoff Pearson wrote:

"AlanD" wrote in message
...
On 18/07/2011 13:47, Dave Plowman (News) wrote:
In ,
wrote:
Can anyone recommend a supplier (on-line or in Bedfordshire) for
plastic
coated skirting board?
It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable alternative.

If it's that damp I'd be looking at why. Unless it is direct water
spillage on it.

Small bathroom with a shower, no extraction fan (on the list!).
MDF has failed after ~5 years from where paint has been
scratched/chipped (3 small kids.... Grrr) and damp has caused it to
swell. Hence looking for harder-wearing alternative.
The window sill is also MDF, and in a bad way, planning to replace
that with composite worktop material or similar.


I'd use real wood for both - with a good paint job, it can always be
repaired. My sills are 120 years old and fine.


Found some laminated window cill cheap enough (ebay), so will fit that
in place of the MDF cill, should put up with the abuse better.
Think you're right, painted real wood skirting may be the way to go.
  #10  
Old July 19th 11, 08:17 AM posted to uk.d-i-y
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 45
Default Plastic-coated skirting board

On 18/07/2011 23:04, AlanD wrote:
On 18/07/2011 16:25, Geoff Pearson wrote:

"AlanD" wrote in message
...
On 18/07/2011 13:47, Dave Plowman (News) wrote:
In ,
wrote:
Can anyone recommend a supplier (on-line or in Bedfordshire) for
plastic
coated skirting board?
It's to go into a bathroom, where the existing painted MDF shirting
has
blown from the damp atmosphere - so looking for a suitable
alternative.

If it's that damp I'd be looking at why. Unless it is direct water
spillage on it.

Small bathroom with a shower, no extraction fan (on the list!).
MDF has failed after ~5 years from where paint has been
scratched/chipped (3 small kids.... Grrr) and damp has caused it to
swell. Hence looking for harder-wearing alternative.
The window sill is also MDF, and in a bad way, planning to replace
that with composite worktop material or similar.


I'd use real wood for both - with a good paint job, it can always be
repaired. My sills are 120 years old and fine.


Found some laminated window cill cheap enough (ebay), so will fit that
in place of the MDF cill, should put up with the abuse better.
Think you're right, painted real wood skirting may be the way to go.



You can get bathroom grade MDF - pale green colour. It's resin
impregnated and pretty good stuff

For plastic skirting try:

http://www.decorative-coving.co.uk/p...FQnllAodJRIoEA



 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Washing machine tub - porcelain coated, plastic, stainless muzician21 Home Repair 8 August 5th 10 03:15 AM
Washing machine tub - porcelain coated, plastic, stainless muzician21 Home Ownership 8 August 5th 10 03:15 AM
Bending 10mm copper plastic coated pipe Donwill UK diy 0 August 21st 06 12:49 PM
Plastic Coated Mesh Ed Walsh Woodworking 4 July 26th 06 12:02 AM
metal coated plastic RJ Metalworking 3 February 22nd 06 10:14 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.SEO by vBSEO ©2010, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright ©2004-2014 DIYbanter.
The comments are property of their posters.