Tag: nails

74 Is there a case where nails are better than screws, from an engineering/structural standpoint? 2010-08-03T19:09:13.720

28 Should I use nails or screws for hanging drywall on the ceiling? 2011-05-19T22:55:54.997

24 How to drive a nail in a confined space? 2012-09-18T19:28:08.633

17 Should I use nails or screws to refasten my subfloor to the joists? 2012-05-31T17:03:58.380

13 Why did they hammer nails in half way and bent them over to secure supports? 2015-11-24T12:05:17.133

12 Why do many construction projects leave so many nails behind? 2015-11-17T01:43:11.817

9 How can I remove large nails from cement? 2012-09-20T19:13:21.167

8 I modified a nail-in electrical box to use screws instead of nails. Is there some code that prevents that? 2012-01-22T16:49:52.433

7 How do I remove floorboard nails from joists? 2012-08-18T15:56:29.943

6 Why should I use advanced nails instead of wood screws for strength? 2010-11-01T07:40:41.037

6 Nail gun and curled nails 2016-09-09T01:58:54.847

5 Are off-brand framing nails compatible with my Craftsman nailer? 2015-09-18T14:26:51.177

5 What nails to use for PT wood? 2016-04-11T16:32:48.013

4 How do I nail furring strips without them cracking? 2010-07-23T21:17:43.413

4 Which nails should I use for shoe molding installation? 2012-05-18T13:46:14.210

4 How do I fix a Bostitch nail gun that is jammed? 2012-10-28T22:45:58.380

4 Rebuilding an exterior deck is it better to use screws or nails? 2015-06-06T18:56:13.863

4 Why am I hard pressed to find framing nails that meet code at my local retailers? 2017-07-05T20:37:06.183

3 How do I frame a 2" (1.5") thick wall? 2010-11-29T02:43:49.003

3 How do I nail plywood to flat roof framing? 2011-10-01T05:22:42.373

3 How do I properly install underlayment and a modified bitumen roof on a flat garage roof with concrete walls? 2011-10-09T07:26:05.607

3 Can I use roofing nails to attach OSB/plywood to studs? 2011-12-19T05:04:53.460

3 Can Arrow brads (BN1810) be used in Stanley staple/brad guns (like TR250)? 2013-09-23T21:45:26.867

3 How can I remove stubborn nails from baseboard? 2014-05-22T17:17:52.787

3 How do I properly nail two 2x4's at a 90 degree angle? 2014-10-17T13:37:41.810

3 Hurricane ties installed using joist hanger nails top AND bottom. Should I yank them out? 2015-10-13T00:44:50.820

3 How to get cable staples to stick in the wall 2015-11-25T20:01:04.470

3 Want to cover up nail points in attic ceiling 2015-12-31T21:42:42.733

3 Ramset nails not flush with basement frame wall 2016-01-15T04:02:46.150

3 Craftsman framing nailer, does nail collation type matter? 2016-04-21T18:31:36.757

3 What nails or screws to use to support 600 pounds max? Making tree house bed 2016-11-28T10:02:15.793

2 What nails should I use to attach Hardie plank lap siding to 3/4" furring strips in concrete wall? 2012-04-09T17:46:16.627

2 How to attach plastic (vapor barrier) to the studs? 2012-06-30T15:18:01.413

2 What length of finishing nail should I use? 2012-11-01T01:18:12.010

2 What type of nail gun is recommended? 2013-04-23T19:53:13.827

2 How to remove nails from 6 x 8 lumber 2014-04-27T15:05:19.457

2 What is the best way to drive the hard-cut nail into wooden baseboards to prevent splitting? 2014-04-27T21:58:51.860

2 Bathroom subfloor replacement 2014-09-11T15:40:38.887

2 Nail sticking out other side of wooden door - how do I remove the sharp end? 2017-08-08T21:14:11.120

2 What are the differences between pneumatic nail types like "smooth" and "ring" for house framing? 2017-12-08T12:04:55.180

2 is there a way to nail hardwood floor where ceiling meets floor at 45 degree angle 2018-01-16T19:13:03.283

1 How to attach cables to ceiling using curved nails or hooks 2014-07-02T21:55:04.490

1 Soft touch for trim nailer 2014-07-19T19:06:10.317

1 How long will stored powder charges last? 2014-07-22T17:00:08.463

1 Nail through ceiling 2014-07-25T23:06:06.993

1 Nailing down hardibacker on walls 2015-03-30T19:41:09.047

1 prevent splitting w/ nailgun in small pieces of wood 2015-06-06T14:20:40.987

1 Screws or nails for securing 2" lumber to overhead joists as fireblocking? 2015-06-07T11:25:34.323

1 Is there any way I can guard this pipe from screws and nails? 2015-07-01T22:47:01.387

1 Brand New Nail Gun Makes a Dent but No Nails Come Out 2015-07-23T12:17:18.290

1 Brad or Finish Nail Gun 2016-03-05T23:56:59.243

1 Nails for deck framing 2016-05-30T05:43:54.580

1 New Roof - Exposed Nail Heads 2016-06-04T14:50:07.657

1 asphalt shingles ridge nail placement 2016-10-28T19:00:28.693

1 Are nails okay for flooring the attic? 2017-04-05T13:37:55.297

1 Finishing nails won't penetrate wood 2017-08-27T03:38:54.570

1 screws, bolts or nails for ground level deck framing 2017-10-01T12:58:17.413

1 How to remove these nails (no access to head)? 2017-11-05T20:16:01.487

1 Is there some easy way to remove paper tape from gun-driven nails after installation? 2017-11-30T16:17:45.553

1 Difficulty in driving a nail through with a nail setter 2018-03-02T20:59:29.770

0 Hitachi brad nailer - firing it empty against a hard surface 2014-09-02T20:19:37.903

0 Why are 3-1/2 (16d) nails so hard to find? 2016-02-03T03:27:52.653

0 How to toe-nail with 4 nails 2016-02-03T05:11:21.577

0 Nail Gun for Framing and installing subfloor 2016-02-09T23:08:07.193

0 Exposed nails in new garage 2016-06-04T13:43:43.380

0 Why do screws have lower shear strength than nails? 2017-07-19T15:39:01.933

0 Name of this shelf support with plastic head and two nails 2017-09-18T12:18:35.907

0 Wood filler or glue for small fracture after nailing? 2018-02-18T19:42:50.223

0 What hard material is behind the plaster on interior walls in my 1920s apartment? 2018-02-18T23:24:53.363

-4 Can't get into a wall without gouging it out 2013-05-12T19:03:12.107