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js85
Corner molding detached from plaster wall
js85

Hey, first time user here. I'm getting ready to start some basic renovations to a room in my house, and I've run into an issue with three small pieces of decorative corner molding. These are approx. 6" long segments that were situated at the corners of my plaster walls, at the point where the wall meets the baseboard (hopefully the attached pictures uploaded correctly). Of course, over time the nail anchors loosened in the plaster, and not only have these corner molding pieces fallen off of the wall, but they've taken chunks of plaster with them. Now, I'm trying to figure out how (if it's even possible) to re-attach these corner molding pieces. I want to do this right, so they won't just loosen and fall out again after six months. Any helpful advice is appreciated!

Clarence
Re: Corner molding detached from plaster wall
Clarence

Clean the plaster off the back side of the trim and any loose plaster at the wall area.
Than get some Plaster of Paris ( moulding plaster )mix with finish Lime say two parts Lime one part plaster of paris mix with clean water and apply to the back of trim press in place this mixture will set VERY quick so make sure you have everything ready before you mix it you will have about 3 min. to get everything in place.
After it has set get some long trim screws you can find these at the local drywall supplier predrill and install screw these screws have very small heads.

js85
Re: Corner molding detached from plaster wall
js85
Clarence wrote:

Clean the plaster off the back side of the trim and any loose plaster at the wall area.
Than get some Plaster of Paris ( moulding plaster )mix with finish Lime say two parts Lime one part plaster of paris mix with clean water and apply to the back of trim press in place this mixture will set VERY quick so make sure you have everything ready before you mix it you will have about 3 min. to get everything in place.
After it has set get some long trim screws you can find these at the local drywall supplier predrill and install screw these screws have very small heads.

Thanks! I'll give it a shot, appreciate your input.

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