What Is Wall Protection and The Benefits

What is Wall Protection

Wall protection products provide a level of protection in fitout projects for walls, corners, and doors from wheeled and pedestrian traffic. As a result, it offers practical protection and has become a solution to keeping maintenance costs down and even provide a decorative finish.

The causes of damaged walls are from moveable objects such as wheelchairs, carts, gurneys, office chairs and even warehouse vehicles.

There are various types of wall protection products such as wall sheets to corner guards, door kickplates and more, all that provide high-impact resistance, quality, and easy maintenance.


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What are the Benefits?


Firstly, aluminium wall protection is a hard-wearing surface. It has great corrosion resistance and provides a robust surface against thorough cleaning routines.  


Secondly. the material is considered a highly durable material. It has a long-life span and requires less maintenance than other metals. Its durable nature makes it ideal for protecting the wall from scuffs and dents.


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Thirdly, the lightweight nature of the products makes them easy to install on interior surfaces with minimal requirements.


Finally, aluminium wall protection and cladding are fast becoming a design staple for contemporary interiors. Architects and designers do not need to choose between style and substance because aluminium is aesthetically pleasing while offering a durable, hygienic, and lightweight. 

It has become an innovative way to add a touch of style.  

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Tree Pit Covers & How They Benefit You

What are tree pit covers?

Tree pit covers, tree gratings or tree grates, they have an important role to play in maintaining healthy tree pit conditions. They can also be as aesthetically pleasing as they are functional and offer a high-quality visual design statement to any outdoor public project, urban theme or even your own back garden. Tree pit covers are installed at the same level as the pavement around a tree and the intention is to protect the tree roots while reducing the chance of people tripping. 

Other benefits including allow people to walk near the trees without stepping on the soil; water and air are still able to reach the trees for continuous growth. In addition to the soil not compacting around the roots.


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What can tree pit covers do for you?

While offering protection to the tree ball root and connecting nature to hardscape landscapes in a smooth seamless blend. Tree grates bring practicality and style together. They are a fantastic way to add finishing touches to your garden landscape, by covering up unsightly patches of soil especially those areas where plants struggle to grow. In addition to covering up those gaps where pavement surrounds certain plants and trees. 

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The modular nature of the system allows custom lengths and widths to be fabricated with choice of corner angles ideal for navigating around drainage pipes, brickwork and more. 

As a company, we pride ourselves on giving the very best service at all times. We achieve this by remaining customer-focused and driven. Many of our tree pit covers have provided solutions for our customer’s needs.

With our friendly staff and professional guidance, we remain committed to listening to our customers and responding to their requirements.


  • Provides protection for the tree trunk, branches, and leaves
  • Easy to remove the tree cover when using a lifting key
  • The tree cover helps with ongoing maintenance for trees
  • Durable for all types of seasons
  • Created pattern of choice provides easy access to water drainage
  • Resistant to rust and corrosion
  • Able to suit a variety of loading’s, from pedestrians to vehicles
  • Made to any size or shape required
  • Easily installed following our video

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What Are Door Kick Plates? Have You Ever Noticed Them?

Well after this article, you will noticed door kick plates everywhere! 

Door kick plates can be found in the majority of commercial environments whether it’s supermarket, hotels or restaurants. They have been becoming increasingly popular amongst homeowners. They offer great protection, especially in busy areas where doors will experience wear and tear overtime. 

Kick Door plates are usually made from metal or plastic strips,  they cover vulnerable areas of doors, preventing denting or scratching. They can be found at the bottom of doors.

The term door kick plates can be seen as other variants such as; Finger Plates, Kick Plates and Coverings.

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What is the standard door width? 

720mm is the standard door width in the UK.

What thickness should I use? 

2mm Is the standard thickness used throughout the UK however, if going to be used regularly we recommend upping to 3mm or 4.5mm for a more heavy – duty resistance.

Where do I get help with my order? 

Please contact us at 

+44 (0) 1922 711474 or



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You’re able to order Door Kick Plates online here at Chequer Plate Direct. We allow the customer to have full control over the size of their order. 
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Threshold Ramps for Mobility Access

Customers are now able to place online orders for  standard sizes of Aluminium Threshold Ramps. 

Our aluminium threshold ramps are extremely light weight and portable. Making them ideal for mobility access when crossing a threshold.

Custom sizes are available, contact us for a quotation. Otherwise any other enquiries please call us or email us at or +44 (0) 1922 711474.

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Aluminium Corner Protectors

Corner Protectors, also known as; Corner Guards, Corner Angles or Aluminium Angles are often used where Corners or Edges need protection.

Here at Chequer Plate Direct we can manufacture Corner Protectors to any shape or size for our customers. Offering standard sizes up to 1.5 metres in length and 2mm – 6mm Thickness for heavy duty purposes.

We provide a huge selection of affordable & top quality Aluminium Corner Guards with discounts, fast & reliable delivery and a great service team with the opportunity for bespoke sizes.

The Corner Protectors we’re currently selling are external and made from Aluminium Checker Plate however, if you need internal or external Corner Protectors in different sizes or a different material, please contact us.

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