Hi Guys, recently joined the forum and love how much info is here.
I have recently decorated my dining room and have come to the last job - fitting a new curtain pole and I am having a complete nightmare.
Every other room in the house I have used the metal self-drive plaster board fixings, so I didnt think the dining room would be any different. However, I started driving the fixing and the plaster and the fixing just seem to spin and didnt bite into the plaster board. I then tried to remove the fixing and it just came straight out, pulling some of the plaster with it. I have attached a photo of the damage - to say the Mrs wasn't impressed is an understatement. LOL
So now I have two problems, I need to fix my curtains back up and fix the hole - with something strong enough to support a heavy curtain. Every idea i've been given so far is just to fix the wall with a 'quick fix' nothing substantial enough to support the curtain, or how to fix it.
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