Decking - Joist support brackets

Postby stEEvano » Fri May 14, 2010 10:06 pm

(I realise theres a decking section but thought my question my be answered more quickly in this section)

Quick question guys....

Should i use nails or screws for installing my Joist support brackets, ive heard that nails have better tensile strength but some else reckons screws will grip better??

Cheers the now

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Simply Build It

Postby admond » Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:31 pm

screws are always better mate. but unless your gonna have crowds of people jumping up and down on it, it wont matter too much if you use galv twist nails.
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