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Just a quick question. How do i get these trim pieces to stay on the ceiling? Ive stapled them with two lengths of staples, ive liquid nailed them, i dont want to use normal nails or screws because they would be immediatley obvious. I dont know what to do, every time i try something, i come back the next day and the :censored: thing is laying on the floor again!:furious: Please help me!
 

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the other pieces are held up with brad nails, but no electric = no brad nailer. No rosettes in this trailer. the ceiling panels are glued up i suppose.there are staples and brad nails along the edges but nothing in the middle.
 

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ive had good luck with gorilla wood glue when building cabinets, but it doesnt want to stick here. The materials are the trim is made of 1/4" paneling, cut in strips and bradnailed to the ceiling. The ceiling is made of hardboard, painted white and with a grainy texture that is super annoying to work with. nothing wants to stick to it. Even liquid nails let go.
 

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when you glued it, did you put a piece of lumber under it to press it against the ceiling until it dries enough for you to remove the lumber?

if not perhaps try wedging a 2x4 in there to hold it up
 

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i wedged my bifold doors up against it to keep it there, they are the only thing i have that is tall enough. ill try the Loctite and see if i can find some brown finish nails, i cant use silver because it will show.
 

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Not going to happen, just use use a nail set and a dab of matching wood filler.
 
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