How to fill nail holes in trim. If the trim has ridges or raised edges use a butter knife to remove the fragments so you dont damage the details. Last week while filling all the nail holes in the plank ceiling crown molding baseboards and window casings and all the trim moulding ive been installing i ran out of wood filler and when i went to pick some up i found something new new to me anyway. I am an amazon affiliate so i earn a small commission on items purchased through my link. For small nail holes such as those you would use with trim just take your matching crayon and with firm pressure rub the over the nail hole just like youre coloring.
Fill in all cracks and imperfections trim to wall and trim to trim with a putty knife fingers or anything thatll do it. Ive used about everything. How to fill nail holes co authored by wikihow staff 13 references this article was co authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. You dont want to cause damage to the trim around the nail holes.
You can help support my channel by purchasing through my amazon link. Just smear it across until the surface is flat. I went nuts to get perfectly smooth trim when we replaced all of it in our house mini remodel. If you are using a joint compound it will shrink as it dries off.
Another material you can use to cover the holes of a pvc trim is an acrylic auto body filler. Ive been using shrink free spackle lately. What is the best. What does everyone use to fill nail holes on white trim.
Use a wood filler or putty to fill in the holes. The wider the gap the more you should push in remove excess and let dry. You can use your finger to push and insert the fillers into the openings. The wider the gap the more you should push in remove excess and let dry.
Heres how to fill nail holes with crayon. It seems so simple so easy to putty and paint but those holes are really hard to hide completely really look at your friends houses.