Is this possible? I have window frames with 95mm PVCu trim all round and, rather than screw the curt track brackets into the wall, I am considering screwing them into the PVCu - it seems to be fixed fairly solidly so I think it would be okay - just how do I get a screw into the PVCu? do I drill a hole first? is there a special type of screw? Any advice anybody?
I would make sure your screws go through the upvc and into the wall. The trim is usually there to cover up any mess or missing plaster etc from fitting the windows, it could be hollow behind it for all you know.Most of the time it is super glued on with an activator or possibly siliconed on
How heavy are the curtains you wish to hang ? This is the main question you need to ask yourself. Your fixings should be adequate for the weight you wish to hang.
If you mean screwing into the window frames themselves you may need to drill a pilot hole first as some frames do have metal in them and without super sharp piercing upvc screws it may be difficult to get a screw in without the pilot.