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    • pacman8
    • By pacman8 13th Jan 19, 6:53 PM
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    How to cover this expansion gap?
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    • 13th Jan 19, 6:53 PM
    How to cover this expansion gap? 13th Jan 19 at 6:53 PM

    I'm about to fit/order new skirting but unfortunately, I've a pretty large expansion gap (28mm) in one particular section of the room. Not a fan of beading so trying to avoid that. So far my way forward is to go with 30mm skirting on this wall and 20-25mm on the other walls. Any other ideas and recommendations are appreciated. I've included a pic for reference (unable to add pic as I'm a new user so added a space between http and s)

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    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 13th Jan 19, 6:57 PM
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    • 13th Jan 19, 6:57 PM
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    • naf123
    • By naf123 13th Jan 19, 8:40 PM
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    What are you laying on the floor afterwards?
    • Pc88
    • By Pc88 20th Jan 19, 6:26 PM
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    • 20th Jan 19, 6:26 PM
    Apologies for the late reply, I was struck down by a serious bout of man flu. My bed has been my best friend for the last week.

    In any case, thanks browntoa for the image link.

    naf - I was planning on keeping the floor. In any case, I re-measured the gap and its not AS severe as I thought. It's actually 24mm on the nose so I'll be able to get away with 25mm skirting to cover it without having to resorting to any caulk / beading etc. Thanks!
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