skirting coming away from the wall


Postby arshad » Tue Jul 21, 2009 11:05 am

Hi

Need some advice re - skirting boards

was hoping somebody could help me explain what is happening with the skirting in one of my bedrooms. I had skirting fitted about 6 month ago after the walls were re- skimmed. Recently it appears that the skirting is coming off from the walls and i cant seem to push the skirting back. the skirting was screwed into the walls.

It almost seems as though the walls have expanded pushing the skirting out.

any help as to why this is happened and what I can do about it would be most welcome.

Mnay thanks

Arshad :roll: :?:
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Postby Eosirl08 » Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:13 pm

How long were the walls plastered before the skirting was screwed on?
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Postby arshad » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:06 am

Hi Thanks

Around about 4 weeks
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Postby carousel88200 » Sat Aug 08, 2009 2:46 pm

the chances are that the screws weren't screwed into studs in the wall or are screwed into a joint in the block work.When the timber is moving (growing and shrinking) it maybe working its way off the wall
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