Can you nail through PVC Moulding?

Can you nail through PVC Moulding?

The answer is yes, you can use nails to fasten PVC trim. Use a coil nailer and stainless 8d nails with full round head for PVC trim installation. For indoor trims, the 15-gauge finish nailer works well. However, nails are not the best fasteners available.

What type of nails do you use on PVC trim?

Cellular PVC manufactureres recommend high-quality fasteners such as stainless steel or hot-dip galvanized. In sea-coastal areas, TYPE 316 stainless steel nails are recommended.

Can you use nail gun PVC trim?

Nail guns can be used – PSI between 80- 100 dependent upon gun, nail, outside temperature and substrate. Use 7d trim screws to better control expansion / contraction. In temps under 40°F pre-drilling may be required, depending on the fastener used.

What nails do I use for exterior trim?

Nail manufacturers recommend that you go with aluminum or stainless steel fasteners when you’re using either of these woods—and whenever you’re using pressure-treated wood. (The preservatives incorporate salts that react with the zinc.) Also, never use galvanized nails with copper flashing.

How long should exterior trim nails be?

Rule of Thumb #1 – Use a nail that is at least 3 times the length of the material you are nailing through. For example, if you are nailing 1/2″ sheathing on an exterior wall you should use a nail that is at least 1 1/2″ long. 1/2″ x 3 = 1 1/2″.

Can you nail PVC quarter round?

Any method that you use with wood quarter round will work with this. I used a brad nailer to attach to the trim and used a paintable caulk to cover up the holes. It finished amazing and you don’t need to worry about finishing off any edges as it is white throughout.

What is the best nail hole filler for PVC trim?

7 Best Materials for Filling PVC Trim Nail Holes

  1. Epoxy PVC Nail Hole Filler. The best material to use for this task is a two-part epoxy PVC nail hole filler.
  2. Two-Part Epoxy.
  3. Silicone Caulking.
  4. Vinyl Spackling.
  5. Wood Putty/Filler.
  6. Joint Compound.
  7. Bondo.

Should I nail or screw PVC trim?

Fasten PVC trim with stainless steel screws or hot-dipped siding nails. When it comes to choosing your fasteners, don’t scrimp by using fasteners that won’t last as long as the vinyl trim. Stainless steel screws with small finish heads are the best choice because they’ll never corrode.

Should you nail or screw exterior trim?

If you have any outdoor applications, you need to use stainless or galvanized nails. Finish nails are best for attaching trim and molding and for furniture assembly. Stainless Steel nails and deck screws are useful for outdoor projects where time and weather take their toll. These screws are coated to resist corrosion.

What is the Koma collection?

Offer your customers long-lasting decorative mouldings, without sacrificing beauty, with the KOMA Collection of PVC-extruded mouldings. Designed to complement KOMA’s exterior trim products, the KOMA Collection of decorative PVC moulding is beautiful, flexible, paintable and versatile.

Is Koma building products still in business?

KOMA Building Products is considered essential business and will continue to operate as normal. Until further notice you can depend on us supplying your building material needs. In addition to the suggested practices issued by the CDC we have also implemented our own policies to ensure we do our part to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 virus.

Why choose Koma PVC moulding?

Designed to complement KOMA’s exterior trim products, the KOMA Collection of decorative PVC moulding is beautiful, flexible, paintable and versatile. KOMA PVC mouldings are much easier to maintain than wood or wood composites, and ensures greater uniformity and unmatched durability. Premium CELUKA Millwork making it all come together.

How can other businesses communicate with KOMA?

All other businesses can communicate with KOMA staff via phone or email. We understand our role is to keep the supply chain moving and we take this very seriously. We will continue to educate our employees, while taking extra measures to prevent the spread of this virus.