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curtain rail pulled out wall with chunk of plasterboard

Postby Squirrel346 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:08 pm

Any ideas appreciated, one of my relatives tripped, grabbing the curtain as he fell. Only the curtain rail central support fell out the wall pulling a chunk of plasterboard with it (we had those umbrella/self fixing plugs which weren't gonna budge). 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.
Some one must have the right answer.
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Gorilla Glue heavy duty grab adhesive

Postby welsh brickie » Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:07 pm

fill the hole with dry wall adhesive and let it set, then drill and fix with a standard plug and screw.
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