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Damage to internal doors, door frames, skirting or architraves

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Internal doors, frames, skirting boards and architraves can show signs of wear with age. Minor surface scuffs and scratches can easily be put right with filler and paint, giving them a new lease of life.

Internal doors and skirting boards

Repairing minor damage and scratches to internal wooden doors and skirting boards is straight forward. You will require a two-part wood filler which can be purchased at most DIY stores.

Watch the below video on how to repair damaged wooden doors. You can also repair scratched skirting boards using the same method.

Door frames and architraves

Like doors and skirting boards, door frames and architraves can also become damaged over time. If your door frames or architraves are scratched or need repainting, follow the above advice. You will need to fill the scratches or damage, sand and paint.

Other common problems with internal doors

Internal doors can develop a wide range of common faults which can prevent them from opening and closing as they should.

Read further advice around common problems with internal doors, by B&Q.

If your internal skirting boards, door frames or architraves have come away from the wall, you can report this via our repair appointment form, or by calling us on 01225 715 715.

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