Screws are incredibly versatile construction tools. No matter what your project is or what material is being used, there is a screw made specifically for it. If you need to attach an object to a wall, there is an appropriate screw for the job; you just need to purchase the correct screw for the wall material, such as dry wall, concrete, wood or metal.
Things You'll Need
- Drill Bit
Insert a drill bit of the same size as the screw (1/4 inch drill bit for a ¼ inch screw). Hold down the release lock for the tip of the drill, and insert the drill bit into the drill.
Drill a hole into the area of the wall where you want the hole. If the wall is made out of harder material, such as concrete, you need a special concrete drill bit.
Remove the drill bit from the drill once you have created your hole.
Place the screw bit into the drill, and place the screw you want inserted into the hole on the tip of the screw bit.
Drill the screw completely into the hole. Repeat the process with all other screws.
Tips & Warnings
- If you are drilling into concrete or dry wall, insert a screw anchor into the wall before the screw. This helps hold the screw into place. The anchor needs to be the same length and width as the screw.
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