Paul
Paul
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Asked on May 18, 2019

What size nails should I use?

WilliamDesertRoseEm

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What size nails should I use to attach the molding around the window on the inside of the house

3 answers
  • Em
    on May 18, 2019

    Use trim nails that will penetrate at least 1/2 inch into the studs. To choose the right-sized nail, add to that 1/2 inch the thickness of the drywall, usually 1/2inch, and the thickness of the trim board. Standard finish nails usually work fine.

  • DesertRose
    on May 18, 2019

    Ask your home improvement store clerk for finishing nails. They are as long as you need them but leave very small holes.

  • William
    on May 20, 2019

    Depending on the thickness of the trim...6d, 8d finish nails should work. Countersink the nails and cover with wood putty.

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