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    skirts and doors and saddles


    is it a big job to replace 4 off new doors and door frames and wood saddles and fit all skirting around my in my bungalow

    Asked by Timothy on 14th Jan 2021
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    JCPLUMB365 Ltd

    "Do you require Doors, architrave and skirting for 4 rooms.
    It is not a difficult job but will be laborious and time consuming."

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Haven properties

    "Depends on how good you are with joinery. Doors can pose a problem if the lining is not square and is in twist. It’s essential to get the lining plumb square and parallel for the door to hang correctly. Skirting and architrave will need mitred external corners and scribed internals. Again easy enough if your confidence is up to it. Practice on some off cuts before committing to the acting room."

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Kamil carpentry

    "Probably around 4/5 days work depends on how big the house is"

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    Peter Henney

    "I would not consider it to be a big job, a competent carpenter a 3/4 days to complete depending on size of the bungalow I hope this is of assistance."

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    Material World

    "Depending on your diy skills dew to frame might not be square so could put the doors out of square when you hang them. If doing yourself best keep the old doors and put it to the new door and you will see. Not sure if you got the right wording for wooden saddles. Knowing Americans call things different from us. Skirting is easy with a chop saw as it with give you your mitre and also use it to give you your scrib cuts."

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Alex Dunn

    "Hi, it’s not a big Job but it’s not a quick fix. Depending on the types of doors, what timber you use for door frames and skirting does depend on the price really. Hard wood doors would cost more than a soft wood door."

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    Perth Fire Doors

    "No, it could be a little bit messy, when taking the old frames out, depending on the age of the house"

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since May 2019 - report
    A.P joinery services

    "No not at all but will be quite messy nothing that can’t be cleaned though hope that helps"

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    Just Carpentry

    "3 to 4 days work for a professional carpenter I would say. For a DIY person maybe a little longer depending how good they are with wood work.
    Overall I would say it is a reasonable size job.
    I hope this helps."

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    MD Joinery

    "Hi, depends how big the bungalow is, and whether it’s stud walls or brick, on the older properties joiners/chippies used wood spacers between bricks and hammered in 4” nails, so when these are taken off, they tend to bring plaster with them, so it would need a touch up afterward, regards, Matt"

    Answered on 14th Jan 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

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