I'm replacing deck boards with PT 5/4 x 6 material. I'm considering using either SS screws or a DeckMate product. I need some direction as to how many screws of what size and at what spacing is thats not entirely true, with wood decking i will slam them tight
The drywall screw, threaded its whole length to aid in installation, will have its steel length coated in zinc or phosphate. The phosphate coating, which is black in appearance, is preferred, as it is the more rust resistant. However, this does not sanction use in wet or
Drywall nail pops: this article discusses the causes, cures, steps to prevent nail pops those unattractive mounds or sometimes open SORES IN FINISHED INTERIOR DRYWALL CEILINGS WALLS. WE EXPLAIN WHY drywall nail pops occur, where they
The appropriate choice of fasteners in this applications would be a fine threaded drywall screw. Said fastener should be a minimum of 1 , but I would prefer to use 1 1/4 If said structure was wood, then the screw of choice shall be a course threaded screw.
The fastener aisle in the hardware store houses thousands of screws, nails, bolts, hooks and more. Don't let it scare you off. It's easy once you learn a few general rules of thumb, what the numbered sizes mean and how to determine what length you'll need.
Some structural screws have built in washers that prevent the head from countersinking into the wood, for added strength. Others have hex heads and are designed for use with metal framing connectors but can also be used for wood to wood connections. There's
I have a specification in a project for a ledger to be attached to 2x6 studs on 16 centers to hold a mezanine. The specification states that the drywall is to b