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luv2mod 10-06-2012 06:26 PM

Attaching 1/4" faux brick to drywall - Best Method?
 
Hey guys.

I have 8'x4' sheets of faux brick paneling I need to attach to the wall.
They are 1/4" thick. This product specifically. <------


I was wondering a way I could attach these without ruining my drywall upon uninstall. I had the idea of nailing or screwing them into the studs of the home but those beams turned out to be metal :mad:

The installation recommendations of this product is as follows:
Installation Surface Recommendation: Direct to stud or over solid surface

Installation Method Recommendation: Nails and adhesive
By 'adhesive' i'm assuming they mean Liquid Nails which would ruin the drywall. I'm not sure how heavy these are, do you think I could hold them up with drywall screws? Here is a photo of the panels installed in someone else's home:
http://i451.photobucket.com/albums/q...615_131521.jpg

Any ideas? :yes:

Tham 10-06-2012 08:55 PM

That's a cool look for a garage. I think screwing it to the walls would probably work just fine.

glue is for permanence I'm thinking.

tham


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