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Recent Skirting Boards reviews in Newcastle

Luke was fantastic. Efficient and friendly with a great work ethic.

Nailing skirting boards in one bedroom

$120

On time. Excellent work. Would recommend. Work done with care.

Remove skirting boards

$250

Jake was a great communicator who did his work with skill and a lovely demeanour. Highly recommend.

Install skirting boards in 4 bedroom house

$1,000

Brendan did a good job. Thanks for getting it done. Cheers

Fix skirting board frame around door

$100

Very well done

Putting up skirting boards

$150

Great job thanks Cade.

Sealing skirting boards

$200

What's the average cost of a skirting boards contractor in Newcastle

$90 - $292

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$90

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$187

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$292

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What does a skirting board service include?

You can request for skirting board fitting and repair right here on Airtasker. Our experts take care of buying the skirting boards and bringing the necessary tools for the job. You can also opt to get these yourself and just book this service to take care of the actual labour. 

The exact details of what a skirting board expert can or can’t do may vary. That’s why it’s best to make your task post as detailed as possible. This helps potential Taskers evaluate your request better and come up with a suitable offer. 

In general, here’s what you can expect when you book a skirting board service via Airtasker: 

Skirting board materials and tools

Just like with any other construction job, you’ll need materials and tools. Your tradesman takes care of buying the skirting boards, depending on what you specified in the task post in terms of length and height. In case you don’t have anything in mind yet, they may stop by your location first, do a bit of measuring, then go to your local hardware. 

They also arrive with the necessary tools in tow. These include a coping saw, ear muffs, safety glasses, a nail gun, a tape measure, and a hammer. If you already have some of these materials at home, you could ask your tradesman to bring only the ones that aren’t in your toolbox. It all depends on your preference and what your skirting board service requires.

Fitting or installing skirting boards

Your tradesman begins by measuring each part of the wall and marking the skirting boards. They’ll cut the boards at 45-degree angles, then cut the scribed joint. The scribed joint makes sure that the boards line up nicely at the corners of the room.  

Then, they cut the skirting board at 90-degree angles on both ends and start attaching it to the wall. They’ll take the board with the scribed joint, cut it to size, then push it against this first skirting board. Once they’re happy with the fit, your tradesman attaches it to the first board.

After that, it’s pretty much the same process all around the room - or every room in your house.  

Redoing skirting boards

Skirting boards protect your wall from wear and tear, so you’ll inevitably have to redo them after years of living in your home. This process is pretty much the same as installation, except that your tradesman has to remove the current skirting boards first. This involves removing any cables or obstructions, breaking the plaster, removing the skirting boards, and getting rid of nails and screws. It’s a rather tedious process, so it’ll take longer and possibly cost more compared to starting in a bare room.

Working with skirting boards can get pretty messy, so it’s advisable to get after-builders cleaning to tidy up your house afterwards. Don’t tire yourself picking up after your handymen or construction workers - get cleaning experts to do it instead!

Recent Skirting Boards tasks in Newcastle

Skirting boards in 1 room

$50

Charlestown NSW, Australia

15th Jan 2023

Put skirting boards on We have them ready to go - Due date: Before Saturday, 21 January 2023

Affix news skirting boards to walls

$250

Cooks Hill NSW, Australia

20th Dec 2022

Renovating a house with cement render walls. New skirting boards need to be affixed to walls with liquid nails. Skirting boards are cut to size and ready to go. There are approximately 7 boards to be affixed to one living room area. - Due date: Before Friday, December 23, 2022

Cut down cabinetry to fit dishwasher + fix skirting board

$150

Newcastle West NSW, Australia

5th Dec 2022

I urgently need someone to help cut down some cabinetry to fit a larger dishwasher. See pics. Need to cut a section off one cupboard door and remove the other door entirely. Then need to cut back the bottom of the cabinet and kickback. See pics. Second job is to repair skirting board in 2 locations. I don’t have any wood, but really don’t mind if it’s a rough job. I just need the gaps filled asap. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Job done well and promptly. Would definitely recommend Jason.

Install skirting boards in 4 bedroom house

$1,000

Wyee NSW, Australia

12th Nov 2022

I am looking for an experienced handy-person to install pine skirting boards throughout my house. The bedrooms have carpet and the rest of the house is hybrid plank flooring. The skirting boards are Primed FJ Pine, Bullnose 42x11mm 2.7m long (see image) from Bunnings and will be painted, ready to be installed. I have had a quote before and told it would take 2 days, but have attached the layout of the house so you can make your own estimate. Don't take the measurements as being TOO accurate as this was a real-estate agent drawing. I would like the job to be completed in the first week of December if possible but am flexible with timing. When you bid, please tell me your expectations around when you can do the job. Thank you! I look forward to hearing from you. ps the person who gave me a quote was offered full time work, so pulled out of doing handy-person work and wasn't able to complete the work at my place, there was no actual problem with the job - Due date: Flexible

Jake was a great communicator who did his work with skill and a lovely demeanour. Highly recommend.

Remove skirting board in the fridge alcove area

$100

Fletcher NSW, Australia

29th Aug 2022

Need a skirting board removed from inside the fridge alcove area so that the fridge will fit. Will need their own tools to complete the job. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Skirting board/Door frame repaid URGENT

$250

Shortland NSW, Australia

3rd Aug 2022

I have an urgent task required that MUST be completed before Friday August 5th. Our puppy unfortunately attacked our skirting boards and door frames. We have someone coming in on Friday morning to evaluate our property so these repairs need to be done ASAP! As you can see from the photos I have already attempted this on my own but I don’t have the time. - Due date: Before Friday, 5 August 2022

Sealing skirting boards

$200

Valentine NSW, Australia

20th Jul 2022

Have just had new skirting boards installed and need them sealed with no gaps and the nail holes touched up and painted (just touch up paint as skirts are already painted). Lounge room, dining, entry and hallway. On either a Tuesday - Thursday. - Due date: Flexible

Great job thanks Cade.

Clean skirting boards and window sills and window frames ( inside )

$200

Dudley NSW, Australia

6th Jul 2022

Skirting boards, window sills and window frames - Due date: Flexible

Remove skirting boards

$120

Valentine NSW, Australia

28th Feb 2022

Need skirting boards to be removed from two large rooms, a hallway and an entry foyer. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 8th Mar 2022

Remove skirting boards

$250

Warabrook NSW, Australia

9th Feb 2022

To remove timber skirting boards from plaster walls in preparation for repainting and new flooring . 3 rooms, living , dining and study.

On time. Excellent work. Would recommend. Work done with care.

Gyprocking and skirting boards

$300

Blackalls Park NSW, Australia

1st Aug 2021

Finish gyprocking after the removal of a wall Install new skirting boards Sanding a couple of posts back

Putting up skirting boards

$150

Birmingham Gardens NSW, Australia

30th Jun 2021

Cut and attach skirting boards in a bedroom (2x3m) and 2m hall. Have bought skirting.

Very well done

Skirting boards

$500

Warners Bay NSW, Australia

19th May 2021

Need skirting boards put on our wall paneling.

Skirting boards & timber window sill

$1,000

Newcastle West, New South Wales, Australia

28th Mar 2021

We need MDF skirting boards applied to one side of the room including a straight section plus a curved section. We also need to apply a timber window sill to a straight section and patch up the curved window sill section to fill the gap between bottom wall and window frame. No window sill is needed for the curved section We also have a gyprock wall with several holes that needs to be repaired. Sanding and painting job above Door/door frame to be painted on both sides

Skirting boards

$150

Jesmond NSW, Australia

9th Feb 2021

Hi, Looking for someone to give our skirting boards a a paint/stain, but before this removing/stripping the tiny bit of left over paint that is still on them. One room only - 3 skirting boards

Patch wall & skirting boards

$50

Adamstown NSW 2289, Australia

17th Oct 2020

We have just had a new railing installed on our stairs and need the mark from the old railing on the wall and skirting board to be patched up per the photos. Skirting board is a little bit on the wall and also underneath the new wooden line along the floor.

Nailing skirting boards in one bedroom

$120

Edgeworth NSW, Australia

13th Oct 2020

We need someone with a bradder nail gun to nail in some lengths of skirting around the perimeter of our main bedroom and a small area in walk in with 65mm nails. All skirts are cut to size and job is ready to go. We just can't get hold of a nail gun to complete job. Super simple if you have the equipment. See images for detail. Can be completed any time today or Saturday. Room is approx 3.5 x 3.5, no need to do under a huge window, there is also double doors and a bathroom opening so it is very few lengths of skirting. No cutting needing to be done, we just need the bradder gun. Thank you.

Luke was fantastic. Efficient and friendly with a great work ethic.

I need skirting boards

$150

Cardiff NSW, Australia

15th Jul 2020

Small job, cut and install skirting boards

Install skirting boards

$5

Newcastle NSW, Australia

17th Oct 2019

Just looking to get a quote for someone to trim and install skirting boards on a 3bed house. Skirting boards will all be purchased and painted. It just needs to be cut and attached.

Screw my skirting board to the wall

$80

Cooks Hill NSW 2300, Australia

8th Sep 2019

Skirting board was glued on by builder but has come unstuck. I need it screwed on to the wall. You would need a masonry drill as it has to go into brickwork. I will need appropriate screws to be supplied as well.

Brad was fantastic. He was friendly and polite and completed the job quickly and efficiently. I would totally recommend him anytime. Thanks!