Metal skirting and door frames

Hi I live in a council house all door frames and skirting’s are metal they are unsightly as some are rusting is there a way where they can be covered
I.e putting skirting over top of existing and solution for door frames as on budget appreciate any help given

Asked by Mick on 5th Jun 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"Hi Mick . Depending on the rust. You have take rust out and cover with film. There are on b&q gloss white very cheap. Thanks"
Answered on 5th Jun 2023 - Member since Apr 2023 - report
"Remove old skirting fit new wood skirting. Door frames should be replaced depending on damage. If don't have the money just rub down skirting with wet n dry paper and paint over. Dont do unnessary work if can afford it."
Answered on 6th Jun 2023 - Member since Mar 2023 - report
It is possible to clad or fit timber to or around most metal. After sanding rust off, treat with Rustoleum to help prevent coming back. I have fitted door linings, doors and architraves
within metal frames successfully."
Answered on 6th Jun 2023 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
"The metal can be rubbed down and treated with something like red oxide paint and of course they can be covered over with normal skirting"
Answered on 8th Jun 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"You my want to sand and put white hammer Ute on but if you don’t like the look . You can plant on some softwood timber to cover it with ark but you will be making the door opening smaller"
Answered on 27th Jun 2023 - Member since Jun 2023 - report
"Yes there is but prices are all shooting up so it depends on your budget"
Answered on 16th Jun 2023 - Member since Jun 2023 - report
"Hi it can all be covered, apart from the rebate on the door frame."
Answered on 16th Jun 2023 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
"Please call the council. Social housing should be kept up to perfect standard."
Answered on 6th Jun 2023 - Member since Jun 2023 - report
"You can line the old door frames with timber, but this reduces the opening"
Answered on 13th Jul 2023 - Member since May 2023 - report
"Yes i have done this in the past, skirting can go over this but would require more adhesive as it would be harder to pin it. Unless id pin it to the floor, so the answer - yes"
Answered on 17th Jun 2023 - Member since Jun 2023 - report
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