Skirting in a building

Purposes and Types of Skirting in Building Construction

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Purposes of Skirting

  1. Skirting is provided at the bottom of interior walls to prevent damage to wall because of scratches of furniture movement.
  2. Skirting is also called mop board as skirting will prevent walls from water when flooring is mopped.
  3. Skirting hides the electric wiring and gives beautiful look.
  4. Skirting is many a times used as beautification and part of interior decoration. Skirting improves looks and finishing of the furniture.

Types of Skirting in Building Construction

Tile Skirting

Tile skirting in bathroom.
Tile Skirting In Bathroom

This type of skirting is more popular in kitchens and bathrooms where there are chances of dampness. Tiles are excellent in resistance of moisture.

Wooden Skirting

Wooden skirting is used for royal touch and gives elegant look. It is used in Hotels and public buildings. Wooden skirting may get damp or damaged in the kitchen or bathroom.

Solid Oak Skirting Boards

This type of skirting gives a beautiful look to home as well as hotels.  Skirting 4u is a UK based company that provides free delivery to the whole UK.

Metal Skirting

Stainless still is the most widely used for enchanting looks. The drawback is that it is prone to scratches.

Continuous Skirting

This type of skirting runs all the interior walls with the same material. This gives it an elegant look.

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