Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-07-2015, 10:47 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 18
Fasten ceiling panel to aluminum studs

I have a 2010 Cedar Creek fifth wheel that experienced a small leak in the ceiling. I found and repaired the source on the roof which was a cracked plastic roof vent cover (black water tank roof vent).

To allow the ceiling to dry out, I removed the snap-in ceiling molding and unfastened part of the ceiling panel to allow for air flow. It stayed this way for 3 months (still this way) and everything is now dry in the ceiling. I tried to refasten the ceiling panel to the aluminum studs with brad nails, but that's impossible manually. They somehow do it at the factory with commercial tools.

My question is, what is the best way to refasten the ceiling panels back to the aluminum studs and to allow the plastic molding to hide the fasteners?

Hope someone can help. Thank you.
kshall1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:36 PM.


×