Tag: screws

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

74 How to remove screws with stripped heads? 2011-12-05T19:56:10.203

60 Understanding US Screw Sizes 2012-04-23T15:58:06.193

38 Why are there so many different types of screws (phillps/flat/hex/star/etc)? 2010-11-09T19:48:25.730

28 How much weight can screws in drywall hold? 2010-08-04T16:01:28.523

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

24 How do I rehang a wooden door with worn screw holes? 2011-04-16T03:20:46.623

22 How can I remove a really stuck screw? 2012-08-10T15:01:04.670

19 What is the use for this different threading near the head of a large screw? 2013-05-10T15:23:12.080

18 How to unscrew screws that are barely accessible? 2012-12-10T15:18:06.697

18 How do I remove these Ikea screws? (studs inside holes) 2016-08-11T11:36:01.137

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

17 What benefit do plasterboard/drywall screws have? 2012-08-30T22:36:19.367

16 What is the best technique for using a drill to insert screws? 2011-07-07T19:38:15.527

15 How to remove screws from old decking 2016-10-24T11:00:12.333

12 How do I unscrew these? 2015-09-23T22:09:51.077

11 Are these drywall screws properly driven/countersunk? 2012-11-19T01:15:49.403

11 Choosing the right machine screw for a threaded hole in a computer monitor mount 2017-05-29T16:00:51.837

10 What are the implications of driving a drywall screw too far into the sheet? 2012-10-31T16:35:50.770

10 What is this screw called? 2016-03-31T13:52:18.253

9 What can I use to lubricate screws? 2012-07-01T22:54:55.203

9 How do you screw in double-ended screws? 2012-11-10T23:52:06.030

9 How can I drive a screw with an impact drill? 2013-02-27T19:04:54.803

9 How do I unscrew a hex screw that doesn't have any grip anymore? 2015-06-13T10:04:42.387

9 How can I fasten a low-voltage plate to drywall? 2017-01-02T14:54:11.797

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

8 How to determine the screw size (No.)? 2012-01-23T15:30:15.447

8 Can I wall-mount a TV when there is an air gap between the drywall and the wooden stud? 2012-08-12T22:44:21.537

8 What kind of bolt is this? 2016-11-25T15:20:24.053

8 How do I use threaded inserts? 2017-01-06T14:59:58.427

7 How do I repair screw holes in a brick wall? 2010-10-23T20:33:38.517

7 What is the weight capacity of your typical 2 1/2" drywall screw when driven 1 1/2" into a stud? 2012-02-06T22:47:31.027

7 What kind of screws for attaching an Ikea style coat hook of an internal door? 2012-03-25T12:39:29.193

7 How to choose the correct bit for a screwdriver 2012-07-21T04:10:46.287

7 Is it safe to use screws in subfloor-to-joist connection to eliminate floor squeak 2013-08-06T20:49:57.127

7 Why does my drill bit destroy the screw head? 2015-03-09T14:30:11.743

7 How can I keep a screw from slipping off a screw bit? 2015-05-09T20:00:10.663

6 What kind of screws in to pressure treated plywood? 2010-08-18T17:50:20.467

6 What type of screws should I use in framing an area for a drywall patch? 2010-10-27T07:41:54.340

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

6 "Bendy" screwdriver 2011-06-29T21:30:32.717

6 How do I use precision screwdrivers? 2011-10-20T22:58:57.523

6 Brass screws stripping and snapping, what am I doing wrong? 2012-04-22T16:57:37.880

6 Can I use drywall screws to stop floor squeaks? 2012-05-18T21:09:02.893

6 How can I prevent a screw from slipping on a slippery veneer surface when I try to screw it in? 2012-12-24T22:15:24.030

6 How do I screw two posts together so that they look seamless and can easily be taken apart and put back together? 2013-06-20T04:32:57.180

6 How to remove rivets? 2016-07-20T07:37:05.983

6 How can I remove sheet metal screws from the wrong side of a wooden board with minimal damage? 2017-02-15T18:43:53.707

6 remove sheared screw from electrical outlet box? 2017-08-15T23:42:53.647

6 How to attach an appliance bracket to a stainless steel table? 2017-11-17T14:16:34.253

5 How do you remove the tip of broken screw extractor bit? 2010-11-08T22:16:44.607

5 What's the best way to remove a wall plug? 2011-06-30T19:43:56.200

5 How to remove a screw from electrical box? 2012-01-29T03:26:25.727

5 Do I run screws through the "tops" or through the "bottoms" of the corrugated steel in roofing? 2012-06-28T11:39:27.517

5 How Can I Fill Screw Holes In Beam So I Can Move Screws Slightly? 2012-09-03T16:06:03.373

5 How do I get this rusted screw out? 2012-10-02T12:42:01.537

5 Should anchors be used with screws going into framing? 2013-05-17T19:03:36.727

5 Why do lag screws have the unthreaded body between the head and the threads? 2016-01-07T18:17:17.610

5 How to put the washers on the screw 2016-02-23T03:45:32.133

5 What screws should I have used for drywall? (And can I fix this situation?) 2016-11-22T01:52:18.787

5 Why can't I drive this Tapcon into concrete? 2016-12-09T22:04:23.947

4 What guidelines exist for the number of screws needed to attach two pieces of wood? 2011-02-23T12:24:30.063

4 How do I remove these screws from an IKEA Micke table? 2011-04-17T00:26:01.833

4 Which drywall screws to choose 2011-05-20T12:17:03.947

4 Refastening a cabinet door 2011-06-30T17:05:59.997

4 How can I repair screws in furniture with stripped holes? 2011-08-30T22:55:57.937

4 fixing stripped screw in soft-wood door frame? 2011-12-24T01:59:11.147

4 How can I remove a Philips screw with a stripped head? 2012-08-18T08:41:54.780

4 How should I connect 2x4 (or wood horizontal railing pieces) to exterior painted wood? 2013-05-23T22:12:56.877

4 Should I be concerned about wearing out the clutch when driving screws with my drill/driver? 2014-06-14T07:27:10.570

4 What kind of screws are used for plywood subflooring? 2015-02-07T02:20:21.050

4 What is type of screw is this? 2015-03-06T15:41:42.320

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

4 How can I choose the best lag screw / lag bolt? 2016-01-07T15:28:12.907

4 How do I remove this type of screw/nail (Cadet Heater FWC wall can) 2016-01-19T05:29:27.593

4 Bumped into a joist while drilling for a toggle bolt 2016-03-15T18:12:28.753

4 Is framing with screws legal? 2016-04-05T19:06:29.737

4 Reparing rock lath plaster around thermostat wires in wall...need troubleshooting advice! 2016-07-18T21:55:28.687

3 How do I attach a ledger board if I have no interior access? 2010-10-18T15:21:05.160

3 Will a drill bit that came with a dremel be good enought to drill out a screw? 2012-01-20T00:36:00.427

3 Possible to screw machine screw in wall? 2012-04-08T11:16:32.623

3 How do I remove calcification from a screw head? 2012-08-06T13:25:09.380

3 My door doesn't close without having to push it upwards first 2012-08-23T23:26:10.930

3 How do I choose more durable screwdriver bits? 2012-11-25T09:52:38.777

3 How to secure aluminium window lock handle that keeps falling off? 2012-12-02T06:21:35.597

3 What type of screws and anchors are used for concrete? 2013-02-27T20:39:11.197

3 How can I replace the bleed plug for my towel rail? 2013-03-27T11:01:43.713

3 How can I remove the screw from a double demountable hinge? 2013-09-25T12:11:36.243

3 How to loosen a rusted nut/screw 2014-08-02T16:17:47.527

3 Plywood plate for mounting to wall 2015-07-16T03:10:59.193

3 Can I use machine screws in wood to hang shelves? 2015-07-30T20:48:23.017

3 What should I do if one of the screws for a TV mount breaks? 2015-08-16T16:23:17.510

3 Do I need to screw down both sides of a composite deck board at each joist? 2015-10-17T22:31:48.213

3 How to remove a screw inserted from the wrong side in an IKEA ALEX drawer unit? 2015-11-19T12:22:35.607

3 Threaded hollow wall anchors spin out partway in 2015-12-06T00:46:58.957

3 Metal door/ wood screws 2016-01-02T23:08:35.980

3 What length of Tapcon/ramset nail for base plate? 2016-02-18T03:13:40.407

3 Is there any problem using brass screws to fit zinc hinges? 2016-04-28T14:22:07.183

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