You need "trim screws".
They are self-drilling square drive screws with tiny heads that are
designed specifically for this purpose. Any competent home center or
hardware store should know exactly what you need. In dark stained trim
a black screw is nearly invisible.
They look like this:
or do your own search for "trim screws".
Depends on size of moulding. For 2 1/4 inch, silicone -- with the
occasional brad to hold it while the silicone sets up. For four or
five inch ... screws. There are trim head screws -- never used them.
Steel stud construction is more usual in commercial applications.
Baseboards generally are rubber and glued on.
Panel adhesive and finish nails driven at an angle with an air
nailer. If something is particularly troublesome use trim head
If you have not built the wall yet, set a treated bottom plate and
set the metal base track on top of it. (provides a continuous
nailer at the bottom of the trim. The same treatment helps around
(top posted for your convenience)
Keep the whole world singing . . . .
DanG (remove the sevens)
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