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Filling the gaps between your skirting boards and the wall completes your room, giving it a polished look.

Completing this task is super simple (even to the most inexperienced DIYer) with the step by step guide below.


Beginner Intermediate Advanced
2 Hours

What You Need

How To Guide

  1. Clean the area
  2. Cut Selleys No More Gaps seal and nozzle of  with secateurs and fit to cartridge. 
  3. Place cartridge into Selleys Light Speed Caulking Gun.
  4. Position caulking gun at 45 degrees and apply even pressure to the trigger as you move it along the gap, applying the product.
  5. Use a damp finger (or rounded spatula) to wipe off the excess product to ensure a clean, smooth finish.
  6. Clean up with a damp cloth immediately.

 

Handy Tips

  • For a neater finish and easier clean up, you can tape both sides of the gap before applying the product. 
  • Allow to skin (about 20 minutes) before painting with water-based paints. Allow longer drying times (about 2 hours) when painting with flat or ceiling paints or in cooler conditions.
 
 
 

Products

Selleys No More Gaps Fast Dry

Selleys No More Gaps Fast Dry has been designed to be painted over in just 20 minutes so that you can finish the job sooner!

Selleys No More Gaps Multipurpose

Selleys No More Gaps Multipurpose gap filler delivers a smooth finish and because of its superior flexibility and low shrinkage, those unsightly gaps and cracks won’t re-appear.

Selleys No More Gaps Ezi Press Multipurpose

Selleys No More Gaps Ezi Press Multipurpose is a ready to use high flex gap filler with a smooth finish, superior flexibility and low shrinkage to resist reappearance of cracks.


How to Guides

Filling Cracks in Doors and Trims

A crack in your doors or skirting boards doesn't spell the end for them. Here is a simple 3 step solution to make those cracks disappear.

How To Repair A Large Hole In A Wall

If you've got kids, at some point, you're going to have to deal with a hole in a plaster wall. But here is a 4 step solution that will make your wall look as good as new.

How To Prevent Draughts In Your Home

Draughts around the house are one of the major reasons why many rooms can feel cold and uncomfortable but sealing gaps around window frames and door frames can make all the difference.

How To Update Skirting Boards

Skirting boards can really make or break the aesthetic of your room. If yours are a little worse for wear, update them with these simple tips.