Aluminium skirting

Modern element to your space

In the world of interior design, the details often make the most significant impact. Flat bar aluminium skirting is a contemporary and sleek addition that not only enhances the aesthetics of a space but also offers practical benefits. In this article, we explore the various aspects of aluminium skirting, its advantages, and why it's becoming a popular choice in modern architecture and interior design.

Does aluminium skirting look good in my space?

Aluminium Skirting

If you’re facing the decision of using aluminium skirting or not in your home or office, it’s important to understand the potential benefits on offer first. For the unfamiliar, aluminium is a chemical element used to form a light, strong, flexible, non-corrosive and infinitely recyclable metal. Widely used in the transport, construction, packaging and electrical industries, aluminium is growing in popularity when compared to traditional steel. This is predominantly thanks to its lower energy consumption during the manufacturing process, and in turn, increased affordability. As aluminium is around one third of the weight of steel, the parts can also be made to be thicker and stronger, whilst still reducing its mass. As such, aluminium skirting is a building material rapidly on the rise right here in Australia – yet many homeowners are still unsure on whether they’re a worthy addition to their homes or not.

5 Reasons Why Aluminium Skirting is Better Than Timber Skirting Boards

1. More Attractive - Unlike traditional timber skirting, aluminium skirting doesn't have blemishes, knots, or warping that can spoil its appearance.

2. More Versatile - Aluminium skirting comes in a variety of modern colours, styles, and profiles, offering more options than just timber.

3. More Durable - Made from rust-free aluminium, this skirting is tough and won't crack, splinter, warp, or rot, even when exposed to water.

4. Easier to Install - Aluminium skirting can be easily clipped on and off, making it simple to replace or remove when painting your walls.

5. Better Value - Aluminium skirting is affordable and ends up being cheaper than timber boards once installed.

Flat Bar Aluminium Skirting

This flat bar is perfect to use for aluminium skirting and is the most common size we sell in this category. Anodising gives the metal a soft and even matt finish that is perfect for matching with doors, windows and other features made with aluminium. This size is also available in black, white or can be ordered in any custom colour to match the décor of your home or office. Most common size is 100mm, other aluminium sizes available from our flat bar range include: 50mm and 150mm.

Flat bar is one of the most common and versatile aluminium extrusions. It’s easy to drill, machine and saw which makes it ideal for braces, brackets, frames, base plates or ornamental work. Flat Bar can be produced with a right angle corner or a rounded corner. Sizes made with rounded corners are marked Radius.

Concealed Fixing Aluminium Skirting

Aluminium Concealed Fix Skirtings are available in a range of cover widths from 50mm to 150mm. All sizes feature screw concealed fix with suitable cover strip to provide a simple, quick to install and aesthetically appealing product. Special corner stake or joiners further enhance the ease of installation and attractive neat appearance of the skirting boards. This range provides characteristic finishing to the walls. Through this fixing, it enables easy removal in view of accessing services.

Can aluminium skirting be painted?

Yes, aluminium skirting can be painted, though it often comes in various finishes that may already suit your needs.

Is aluminium skirting suitable for humid environments?

Absolutely. Aluminium is resistant to moisture and humidity, making it ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms.

How does the cost of aluminium skirting compare to traditional materials?

Aluminium skirting can be more expensive initially than materials like MDF or wood, but its durability and low maintenance can make it more cost-effective in the long run.

Need more information?

Aluminium skirting is more than just a functional element; it's a design choice that can significantly impact the overall look and feel of a space. Its durability, ease of maintenance, and aesthetic appeal make it a smart investment for anyone looking to add a modern touch to their interior. Whether you're a homeowner, an interior designer, or a commercial developer, consider aluminium skirting for your next project. Please contact us and speak to one of our friendly staff for more information.