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Questions about rental/landlords aside, you could X nail with some construction adhesive and as long as your crown isn't huge (less than 5"), it should stay up fine. If I was doing this, I'd have temporary bracing (1x2s would be fine) while the glue sets, and add plenty of nails wherever the crown looks loose against the wall/ceiling. One last tip you ...


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Well if you ask me there are two possible approaches: If you insist on mounting shelves onto the wall you can do following: cut part of the dry wall from top to bottom in two places. I’m sure that there is some metal construction inside, and then add vertical elements specially designed for load bearing. Knauf and other call it "AU profile”. They look like ...


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The are a couple of reasons why it might not go in, if it doesn't go in at all, then the hole is too small -try wiggling the drill on the way out to open it up. When you were drilling the pilot hole did you hit a stud? You should only encounter resistance when you are drilling for the first 1/2" and then nothing after that. If that's the case, then move ...


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Position the rack so you can screw into the studs. If that is not practical then mount a sheet of decent thickness plywood onto the wall surface and fasten that to the studs wherever possible. The rack can then mount onto the plywood. If you use a plywood that is 3/4' inch (19 or 20mm) thick then the screws for the rack need not even penetrate the drywall at ...



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