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The Latest Types Of Floor Skirting in 2024

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The Latest Types Of Floor Skirting in 2024

Table of contents

1. What is floor skirting?

2. What is the purpose of floor skirting?

3. What types of floor skirting are there?

3.1 Solid wood floor skirting

3.2 PVC floor skirting

3.3 MDF floor skirting

3.4 Aluminum alloy floor skirting

3.5 stainless steel floor skirting

3.6 Marble floor skirting

3.7 Rubber floor skirting

3.8 Glass floor skirting

4. What are the application scenarios for floor skirting?

4.1 bathroom

4.2 kitchen

4.3 living room

4.4 corridor

4.5 stairs

5. Floor skirting installation process

5.1 Tool preparation

5.2 Clean the installation area

5.3 Measure the installation length and cut the skirting line

5.4 Install the base plate

5.5 Processing of internal and external corner positions

5.6 The installation is complete

5.7 Clean the installation area

6. How to choose the right floor skirting for interior decoration?

6.1 Material

6.2 Style and design

6.3 Selection of color

6.4 Convenience of installation

6.5 Easy to maintain

6.6 Product Features

What is floor skirting?

Floor skirting is a kind of architectural decorative profile used at the connection between the bottom of the indoor wall and the ground to protect and decorate. Their main function is to hide the gaps between walls and floors and prevent dust from falling into them. In addition, they provide protection, protecting the walls from damage caused by external impacts. For example, collisions during daily household movements, mops during cleaning, collisions with vacuum cleaners, etc. Finally, they can also provide an aesthetically pleasing decorative feature. Its diverse appearance can be matched with interior door frames, and floor or wall decorations to create a unique interior decoration style.

If the types of floor skirting are distinguished by material, many types can be distinguished. For example, PVC floor skirting, aluminum alloy floor skirting, stainless steel floor skirting, MDF floor skirting, marble floor skirting, rubber floor skirting, etc. Floor skirting lines of different materials have their advantages and disadvantages.

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What is the purpose of floor skirting?

There are 5 reasons to use floor skirting as wall and floor decoration in your home interior decoration project. The specific reasons are as follows:

a. Protect wall-to-floor junctions from external impact damage

b. Hides gaps between walls and floors to prevent dust from falling in

c. Decorate interior wall footings to guide the line of sight

d. Hide wires for a neater look (wires can be embedded in some floor skirtings)

e. Provide additional lighting functions (some models of skirting boards can be equipped with LED light strips to provide indoor lighting)

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What types of floor skirting are there?

If floor skirting is distinguished by material, it can be divided into 8 types. They are solid wood floor skirting, PVC floor skirting, MDF floor skirting, aluminum alloy floor skirting, stainless steel floor skirting, marble floor skirting, rubber floor skirting, and glass floor skirting Wire. Each material has its advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a closer look at the differences between baseboards made of different materials.

Solid wood floor skirting

Material: Solid wood skirting is a home decoration building material processed through multiple processes such as special cutting, pressing, splicing, trimming, and polishing. The main materials for making solid wood baseboards are oak, pine, birch, mahogany, etc.

Advantages: exquisite appearance, green and environmentally friendly, hard texture, beautiful texture, pressure and wear resistance

Disadvantages: relatively expensive, high maintenance requirements, relatively poor waterproof function

Maintenance: Regular cleaning is required, avoid installation in a humid environment, avoid contact with sharp objects, and use wood oil for regular maintenance.

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PVC floor skirting

Material:PVC floor skirting is mainly made of polyvinyl chloride resin powder, calcium carbonate, and other additives, which are fully mixed, extruded at high temperature through extrusion equipment, cooled and shaped, and then covered with PVC film on the surface. product.

Advantages: waterproof, moisture-proof, non-flammable, environmentally friendly, lightweight, easy to install, various color surfaces

Disadvantages: cannot be installed in high-temperature environments, does not have the natural appearance of solid wood floor skirting, and is easily dented after external collision

Maintenance: Wipe the surface with a wet towel to complete the cleaning

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Color selection: can be covered with PVC films of different textures. For example, it can cover wood grain appearance, stone grain appearance, metal appearance, etc.

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Other types: Because plastic has good plasticity. Therefore, suppliers can customize PVC skirting board products of different shapes by adjusting the design of the mold.

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MDF floor skirting

Material: MDF (medium density fiberboard) floor skirting is mainly made of wood fiber through high temperature and high pressure. Its surface is usually covered with decorative film or spray paint to make its appearance more diverse.

Advantages: low price, can imitate a variety of color appearances, simple installation

Disadvantages: relatively poor waterproof performance, poor wear resistance, and cannot be repeatedly polished to replenish the color.

Maintain:

Clean regularly to prevent water stains from penetrating the product;

Avoid contact with corrosive cleaning agents;

Avoid contact with sharp objects, which may damage the product surface;

Avoid installation in humid environments;

Avoid installation in high-temperature environments to avoid product deformation.

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Aluminum alloy floor skirting

Material: 6063-T5 aluminum-magnesium alloy

Advantages: corrosion resistance, lightweight and high hardness, beautiful metal appearance, customizable

Disadvantages: poor thermal conductivity, higher cost, prone to scratches

Maintenance: Later maintenance is relatively simple. Cleaning can be easily completed by wiping the surface with a wet towel.

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Stainless steel floor skirting

Material: Made of 201 stainless steel, 304 stainless steel, and 316 stainless steel. Among them, the quality of 201 stainless steel is relatively poor, and 316 stainless steel is the best.

Advantages: Metal has a beautiful appearance, hard texture, and strong and durable

Disadvantages: Expensive, high shipping costs

Maintenance: Regularly wipe the surface with a towel dipped in water for cleaning to avoid product contact with corrosive cleaning agents.

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Marble floor skirting

Material: marble

Advantages: moisture-proof, anti-corrosion, stone texture, various colors

Disadvantages: heavy weight, high transportation costs; easily damaged, affecting appearance

Maintenance: Clean with a towel dipped in water

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Rubber floor skirting

Material: natural or synthetic rubber

Advantages: strong flexibility, waterproof and moisture-proof, easy to clean, easy to install

Disadvantages: Easily damaged, not suitable for installation in high-temperature environments, odorous and limited design options, easy to attract dust

Maintenance: Clean with a towel dipped in water

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Glass floor skirting

Material: tempered glass material

Advantages: various colors, strong decoration,

Disadvantages: easy to break, may cause safety hazards

Maintenance: Clean with a towel dipped in water

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What are the application scenarios for floor skirting?

Bathroom


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Kitchen


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living room


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Corridor


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Stairs


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Floor skirting installation process

The installation process of floor skirting is not complicated, but we need to prepare in advance to better complete the installation work.

a. Tool preparation

First, you need to prepare the installation tools. For example, saw, metal cutting machine, air nail gun, nail-free glue or glass glue, tape measure, level, gloves, hard hat, nails, etc.


b. Clean the installation area

Then, the construction environment needs to be cleaned to avoid debris in the installation area.

c. Measure the installation length and cut the skirting line

d. Install the base plate

These include using glue to secure baseboards, using nails to install baseboards, and using snaps to install baseboards. The exact installation method depends on the type of baseboard.

e. Processing of internal and external corner positions

Some styles of skirting boards are cut at 45 degrees at the inner and outer corners and then spliced and installed. Another part of the base plate houses the left plug, right plug, inside corner fitting, outside corner fitting, and connectors.

f. The installation is complete

After installation is completed, remove the protective film on the baseboard surface and wipe the surface with a towel moistened with clean water.

g. Clean the installation area


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How to choose the right floor skirting for interior decoration?

Choosing the right floor skirtings for your interior requires a lot of consideration to ensure that they complement the other decorative elements in the room. Here are some tips to help you make the right choice:

a. Material

Different materials of floor skirting will affect its service life, durability, waterproof performance, and aesthetics.

b. Style and design

The choice of skirting lines needs to match the overall interior decoration style to create a unique decorative effect.

C. Selection of color

The choice of baseboards can be considered to match the interior door frames, interior floors, and interior walls so that the interior decoration effect will be more unified.

d. Convenience of installation

It is easy to install and can effectively save our installation time. This prevents us from spending too much time and money during the installation process.

e. Easy to maintain

Prioritize low-maintenance baseboards as an interior finishing option. The floor skirting is easy to clean, which can reduce our later cleaning costs.

f. Product Features

Some skirting lines can help us hide indoor wires and make the overall interior look simpler; while some skirting lines have lighting functions and can provide auxiliary light sources indoors to guide the line of sight. In addition, some baseboards can be installed embedded in the wall, which can better integrate the baseboards and the wall.

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