Most standard tracks you can buy now seem to come with suitable mounting
brackets that can be used wither to wall or ceiling mount.
I managed to mount a plastic rail to the plasterboard ceiling in one of
our rooms by a mixture of fixing to ceiling joists where possible and
also using those 'Screw in ' plasterboard fixings for other mounting
points, it is securely fixed.
Alternatively, screw a batten to the ceiling joists, and then fix the
brackets to that.
You can apparently drill into the plastic. Ask the company that
fitted them if this is possible.
You can also stick up rails for lightweight curtains - though the ones
I have here keep falling off :-(
Can't see why you can't drill into the PVC frame and use self tappers. But
only drill through the outer 'skin', so set the drill depth to about 1/2
inch. If the brackets are PVC too, you could use PVC weld adhesive to make
things stronger. Wouldn't use this for heavy curtains, though.
If you've got a ventilator at the top of the window, that rail might well
be PVC covered aluminium.
*What happens if you get scared half to death twice? *
Dave Plowman firstname.lastname@example.org London SW 12
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