Asked by: Wladimiro Sanduvete
asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th May, 2020

How do you drill through corner bead?

1 Answer
  1. Mark the location of your screw holes.
  2. Find a drill bit that's just larger than the outer diameter (threads) of the screws you're using. Carefully drill just through the corner bead at all screw locations.
  3. Find another drill bit the size of the screw shank or slightly smaller.
  4. Mount your hardware.

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Also question is, can you drill into a corner?

Yesfor best results drill a pilot hole with a bit designed for metal and then use a longer screw so that it bites into the stud. The corner is actually a great place to attach things.

Also, how do you cover corner beads? How to Coat Drywall Corner Bead

  1. Step 1 - Mix the drywall mud.
  2. Step 2 - Apply mud from top toward the center.
  3. Step 3 - Apply mud from bottom up.
  4. Step 4 - Feather the edge of the mud toward the drywall.
  5. Step 5 - Smooth mud from bead to drywall.
  6. Step 6 - Allow to dry and second coat.

Also to know is, can you screw in corner bead?

Hold corner bead firmly in place and affix with drywall nails or screws, every 10 to 12 inches. Slightly dimple each fastener. Using a 4"- 6" drywall knife, apply a generous coat of drywall joint compound to each side.

How do you screw into a corner?

1 Answer

  1. Mark the location of your screw holes.
  2. Find a drill bit that's just larger than the outer diameter (threads) of the screws you're using. Carefully drill just through the corner bead at all screw locations.
  3. Find another drill bit the size of the screw shank or slightly smaller.
  4. Mount your hardware.

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