Gap between skirting boards and floor.

12 Apr 2014
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United Kingdom
Hi Folks.
I've just had the house decorated and was thinking about having carpet put down.
I've lifted the laminate flooring up and there is quite a gap between the skirting board and the floorboards.The laminate was slid under the skirting.
I fancied a change from the laminate but don't know if it would be possible to have carpets that would look good with this big of a gap?
They would be laid professionally by carpet fitters though.Do you think it would be possibly to have carpets even with a thicker underlay?
Removing the skirting boards isn't an option as all the new paint work etc has just been done!


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A quality carpet and underlay would probably cover that, but I guess if it didn't you could fit some quarter round and paint it carefully (even before you fixed it in place).
John :)
Thanks John.
The carpet(Or Laminate)will have to be fitted next week so I won't be able to fit and paint anything to put round it,especilayy after the fact.
Think it might just have to be the Laminate then.Unless I can get the carpet fitters out to tell me for sure if it will be ok.Problem is the same gap is i the kitchen area where I was gonna put vinyl.Pftt.

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