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20mm gap under Plinth - How to deal with

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by Mr Sparkle, 26 Jan 2020.

  1. Mr Sparkle

    Mr Sparkle

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    There is a 20mm gap under my plinth in a small area of my kitchen (possible to high spot in kitchen floor)

    What I want to know is the best way to deal with or fill the gap

    My concern is that food, dirt etc will just accumulate under the plinth
     

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    Make a scribing block by fixing a small pencil to a bit of wood and use it to scribe a line along the base, copying the bumpiness of the floor. Use a bit of wood 20-25mm.
    Cut the wavy line so the plinth matches the floor

    Buy some of these
    https://homelux.co.uk/store/plinth-seals/
     
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    Looks like laminate flooring? has it got damp?.
     
  5. Mr Sparkle

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    Would a jigsaw work best for this? or would you recommend another tool? Or perhaps a combination of tools?

    Thanks for the link re: plinth seal... For belt and braces, i will apply some oil based paint on the exposed wood parts

    It is luxury vinyl tiles - fully waterproof.

    There is no damp in the area. The floor was laid on top of some existing vinyl floor.. some parts that were noticibly low were leveled. I guess i didn't get it all :D
     
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    Plinth sealing strip but would suggest doing all of them. Just check the depth of your plinth as mine was 16mm from memory
     
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