Nails

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How to Nail Into Masonry

Nailing into the masonry work of your home may seem like a challenge, but it's actually quite easy.

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Making Nailing Easier: Tips for Carpentry

Hit the nail on the head with these hammering tips for safety and efficiency.

Carpenter uses nail gun on a roofing job.
Electric Nail Gun: Pros and Cons

So you're getting a nail gun to make your projects quicker and easier. But which do you get?

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How to Use a Framing Nail Gun

Framing nail guns shoot nails into the work surface.

A nail driven into concrete.
Nail Into Concrete: 4 Tips

Four tips to help you nail your next concrete project.

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How to Remove Masonry Nails from a Concrete Wall

You'll need a tough tool.

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How to Remove Brad Nails without Damaging Wood

Brad nails are thin and usually small nails.

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Coil Nail Gun vs Framing Nail Gun

It's always best to use the best tool for the job.

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5 Advantages of Using a Framing Nail Gun

You'll nail the task with this essential tool.

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Nail Set 101

A nail set is used to drive finishing nails into furniture.

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How to Use a Pneumatic Flooring Nailer

A pneumatic flooring nailer is a device that uses compressed air to drive flooring nails into wood or any other flooring material. Unlike the manual nailer, the device makes the nailing process a lot faster with the pull of a trigger. Tools and Materials Needed: Pneumatic flooring nailer Flooring material

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Tips for Using a Hardwood Floor Nailer

A hardwood floor nailer is a necessity for DIY installation

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How to Determine the Sizes for Nail Gun Nails

What size is right for your project?

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A Guide to Buying the Right Roofing Nails for Your Project

Consider roof material and budget when choosing nails.

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Brad Nails vs Staples

Both can be used to attach woodwork together.

Finish nailer
Choosing The Right Finish Nailer

A finish nailer is a handy tool in any homeowner's toolbox, but there are several features to consider when buying one.

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What Are Finish Nails?

The most common use for finish nails are to attach trim and molding to a house. This can be done using a nail gun.

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Why Use Galvanized Nails?

Galvanized nails perform well against harsh weather conditions.

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A Guide to Choosing the Right Brad Nails for Your Project

The right brad nail will offer a secure hold while the wrong one could ruin your project.

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Using Galvanized Nails With Pressure Treated Wood

Most craftsmen know a thing or two about using nails and wood, but what about galvanized nails and pressure-treated wood?

A nail gun being used to nail wood boards to supports.
The Functional Differences Between Brad Nails and Finish Nails

Anyone using a nail gun will see these two types of nails, but do you know what they’re best used for?

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The Right Way to Hammer a Nail

Before starting any project that requires you to hammer a nail it is absolutely imperative that you understand

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How to Adjust the Pressure on an Air Nail Gun

Adjusting the pressure on an air nail gun can help to keep the gun in good condition. If the pressure

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How to Fill a Nail Hole

If you have just moved a picture from one area of the wall to another, you will have to cover the old

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4 Hammering Tips to Avoid Bending a Common Nail

Hammering a common nail into a wall, can be dangerous and also tough. Nails are slimmer and can easily

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Prevent Rusting on Your Unused Common Nails

Common nails are used for general construction purposes. The nails have a thick head so that they can

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How to Load Brad Nails into a Nailgun

Loading brad nails into a nail-gun is one of the things that will need to be learned when using a nail-gun

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A Quick Comparison Between Finish Nails and Other Nails

Finish nails are nails that are, as their name suggests, used for a variety of applications to add finishing

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Determining How Many Roofing Nails Your Project Requires

Calculating how many roofing nails you need to complete a project can be very difficult. You may need

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Electrogalvanized vs Hot Dip Galvanized Brad Nails

Brad nails are available in electrogalvanized as well as hot dip galvanized forms. While hot dip galvanizing