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Posted by bc on April 27th, 2000 11:44 PM
In reply to screws not drill flush on hardie backerboard counter will it effect installing tile by kim haddox on April 27th, 2000 06:19 PM [Go to top of thread]

How strange to get the same question from two different people with the same email address just a few minutes apart. Get a countersink, remove the screws, countersink the holes, and rescrew. You can buy a countersink at any tool supplier. You might get a good screwdriver that fits good and use a little force on the screws. You also might get a 3/8" drill bit and drill just into the top for a countersink. You may be able to stick a big phillips screwdriver and twist it around a few times to make your countersink.

While the thinset would technically cover it, the tile will sit on the screw and later on when you set a pan, etc. down wrong on the wrong place on the tile, it may crack on you.

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