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What is DraughtEx?

DraughtEx is a proven floorboard gap filler which is designed to reduce cold draughts created by the gaps between your floorboards and improve the comfort and energy efficiency of your home.

The Energy Saving Trust estimate that filling floorboard gaps can save a household up to £40.00 per room per year on energy bills and reduce its CO2 contribution by around 110kg.

How Does it Fill Floorboard Gaps?

DraughtEx floorboard gap filler has been cleverly manufactured with thousands of tiny, concealed air pockets which allow it to be compressed by almost 90% of its original profile.

These flexible properties allow DraughtEx to be easily fitted into floorboard gaps much smaller than its original width by stretching and compressing it during the installation process. Once the floorboard filler has been inserted into the gap it will expand until it fills the entire width of the gap.

Timber floors naturally contract and expand throughout the course of their life because of changes in temperature and humidity. These movements create varying gap widths which can cause alternative floorboard sealants such as papier-mache, wood filler and silicon to become ineffective and loose and eventually drop out. DraughtEx is designed to expand and contract with the movement pattern of the timber and will therefore remain in place retaining the insulation and preveting cold draughts.

Great Results for Varying Gaps

Due to the nature of wooden floors and the way in which they are laid, the gaps between each floorboard often vary in size. To ensure that all gap widths can be effectively filled we offer DraughtEx in 3 different sizes. This diagram will help you decide which size is best for your project.

  • DraughtEx Thin

    DraughtEx Thin has a profile of 4mm and is suitable for floorboard gaps less than 3mm in width - More Information.
  • DraughtEx Standard

    DraughtEx Standard has a profile of 8mm and is suitable for floorboard gaps between 2 and 7mm - More Information.
  • DraughtEx Thick

    DraughtEx Thick has a profile of 12mm and is suitable for floorboard gaps between 6 and 11mm - More Information.

Easy Fitting with No Mess

Our quick and easy fitting process can be completed by any competent person with limited DIY knowledge or experience and requires no adhesive, specialist skills or tools. We have also created a helpful installation video to demonstrate the fitting process.

Every order is supplied with a FREE applicator which is specially designed to push DraughtEx to the correct depth, sealing the gaps in your floorboards without damaging them.

Natural "Shadow" Appearance

The design of DraughtEx follows extensive research and testing which has been carried out to ensure that the product is not only efficient but also aesthetically pleasing when installed into the floorboard gaps.

The colour "Shadow" has been carefully developed to allow floorboard gaps to be sealed without compromising their natural appearance. It has been designed to mimic the natural shadows created between floorboards and allows you to fill your floorboard gaps and achieve the look you want.

DraughtEx Installation Video

Our DraughtEx installation video will guide you through the quick and simple fitting process. It can be easily fitted by anyone with limited DIY experience and requires no adhesive or specialist skills.

Draughtex is protected by Intellectual Property Right with Patent Application numbers: 1004358.6 and 1110329.8

How to Fill Skirting Board Gaps

DraughtEx can also be used to seal the gaps between the skirting board and the floor. The size of these gaps generally vary and traditional filling methods are usually time consuming, messy to install and will often fall out over time.

For more information on how to use DraughtEx to seal skirting board gaps see our skirting board article

Please note: DraughtEx cannot be used for tongue and groove flooring.

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Read reviews from 900 customers who've installed DraughtEx to eliminate draughty floorboards and make their homes warmer.

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Thin (10m Roll)

Suitable for < 3mm gaps
More than 20 in stock Expected dispatch: Today

£9.49 inc VAT

£7.91 ex VAT

Thin (40m Roll)

Suitable for < 3mm gaps
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£26.99 inc VAT

£22.49 ex VAT

Standard (40m Roll)

Suitable for 2 - 7mm gaps
Available for pre-order Expected dispatch: 20th Dec

£28.99 inc VAT

£24.16 ex VAT

Thick (10m Roll)

Suitable for 6 - 11mm gaps
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£26.99 inc VAT

£22.49 ex VAT

Sample Pack

What is in a sample pack?
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£5.99 inc VAT

£4.99 ex VAT

Additional Applicator

Do I need another applicator?
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£2.29 inc VAT

£1.91 ex VAT

How many rolls of DraughtEx will I need for my floor?
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£0.00 ex VAT

FREE Economy Delivery

All UK orders are shipped FREE of charge and delivered in 2-3 working days by Hermes as standard.

Please Note: Deliveries to islands and remote locations can take an additional 1-2 days to be delivered.

Next Working Day Delivery

Orders can be upgraded to next working day delivery for
£4.50 inc VAT and will be delivered by DHL.

Next Working Day Delivery

Orders can be upgraded to next working day delivery for
£4.50 inc VAT and will be delivered by Hermes.

International Delivery

We offer an international shipping service for customers looking to buy DraughtEx from outside of the UK.

If you are interested in an international delivery please contact our international sales team for a shipping quote.

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