Soil pipe boxing...

Discussion in 'Plumbers' Talk' started by Gareth McQuillan, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. Severntrent

    Severntrent Active Member

    Box it out with wood?
  2. goldenboy

    goldenboy Well-Known Member

    Always better in my opinion to do a proper boxing than use the preformed.

    Makes for a better job
  3. How do I get the curved corner on it though? Want it to look ‘neat’ and not ‘home made’ (I’m not brilliantly skilled with woodwork!)
  4. Jord86

    Jord86 Well-Known Member

    Whilst I agree with Goldenboy, another alternative for pennies is off cuts of White uPVC fascia used to box the pipes.
  5. goldenboy

    goldenboy Well-Known Member

    Thats fine mate. Everyone had to learn once. Have a go. As jord says upvc is great for a "factory" look.
  6. Cheers all. Where do I get facia offcuts?
  7. Jord86

    Jord86 Well-Known Member

    See your local builders, window fitters, roofers etc in your regular pub and speak nicely to them, or visit a uPVC stockist and either buy a 3m length or see if they have a damaged piece for sale for sod all.
  8. retiredsparks

    retiredsparks Well-Known Member

    That's expensive for trunking.
    Look at various pvc profiles from National Plastics etc.
    Bound to be able to knock up a nice finish.
    Here is a little tip for moving or wide gaps on wall strings on stairs.
    2 lengths of trim.(stuck nails needed) 20190111_154343.jpg and if needed will take a very neat bead of silicone to finish well.

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