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skirting

[′skərd·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
(building construction)

skirt, skirting

1. Same as baseboard.
2. An apron, 6.
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As bulk material is processed, the conveyor belt speed, load and volume can change, which can affect the integrity of the skirting seal," said Senior Product Specialist Dave Mueller.
As the friction from the belt wears down the seal strip of standard skirting systems, workers have to shut down the conveyor and use tools to manually adjust it.
By designing a self-adjusting skirting system, customers not only save time and money on maintenance, but also mitigate the potential for injury and liability.
They are most commonly associated with period properties - many Victorian and Edwardian homes have higher, more elaborate skirting boards than modern homes, for example - and picture rails were once, as the name suggests, used to hang pictures from.
If you're buying mouldings to go all around a room, such as skirting boards, divide the perimeter of the room by the length of the moulding, then round up to the next whole number.
Securing one to the top of the skirting will give a level fixing.
4 If the skirting has a moulding at the top it is better to box in pipes using matching skirting.
Start with the skirting block at the bottom of the door.
Nail the blocks either side of the door using 2inch losthead nails, then start fitting the skirting, scribing the wood at internal corners and making mitre cuts at external corners and use wood glue and nails for a secure fix.
But for battle-wearied parents, this might seem like skirting the issue.