Archive for March, 2012


Production Killer Nail Holes

This guide outlines in brief how to prepare MDF trim for paint to achieve top quality finishes fast with emphasis on nail holes.

Chipping factory primer, puckered holes and glue strands caused by nail gun installation on MDF trim can cost painters thousands of dollars in short time and without them even knowing it. Here are a few tips to prevent wasting labor regardless where the MDF was manufactured or who or how it was installed.

Step 1 – Identify Scope of Work

Are any or all of the following visible?

  1. chipped primer surrounding nail holes
  2. puckered nail holes
  3. glue strands