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Screws - overlap heads

Posted by Dave 225 on February 15th, 2001 07:38 AM
In reply to Nails popping through drywall by Joel B. on February 14th, 2001 11:08 PM [Go to top of thread]

Put a drywall screw in as close to the nail as possible - so that the head of the screw overlaps the head of the nail. (If you can, punch the nail in deeper with a nailset/driftpin first.) The screw will keep the nail from coming back out.

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