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Old 11-23-2006, 03:58 PM   #1
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Help Please!

I am in the process of installing a chair rail, HOWEVER during my search for studs and my apparent failure to locate any of the wooden variety I came to the realization that my home is a steel frame construction and in my ignorance forgot that the studs would be steel. What options do I have for tacking the chair rail (or any moulding for that matter) to the wall as I guess finishing nails are out of the question?

Many Thanks in advance for your expert advice!

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Old 11-23-2006, 09:46 PM   #2
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They make small trim head screws which would be your best bet. Predrill and countersink the head and fill.

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Old 11-23-2006, 10:12 PM   #3
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Thanks a million Dave, your response much appreciated!
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You might also want to use some adhesive along with the trim-head screws....
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