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Old 09-02-2011, 12:29 AM   #1
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What type of screws (and what size) can I use in walls

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My 71 AS, never had any towel racks or pot holder holders or any type of screw ever put into the walls. That is great for me, as I don't have a bunch of holes or anything in my walls. I do however, want to put up a towel rack and something to hold pot holders in the kitchen area. What size screw is ok to use in the walls?? I don't want to go through a wall or ruin anything by using a too long of screw.
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Hi, use 3-M brand two sided tape. The automotive type, not the household type. [no holes needed]
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What wall, exterior or interior partition? If exterior there is about 1 1/4 inches between interior and exterior skins. If it is the interior partition wall they are only 1/8 to 3/8 inch thick. and are a particle board. I thru bolt with washers on both sides if item is heavy. I would recommend 3M "Command" decorating clips. They work well for light items and can be removed with out leaving a mark or holes if you decide to remove later.
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