Fixing tv bracket through plasterboard to blockwork

Postby deltrasoph » Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:11 am

I have a situation where I need to fix a tv bracket to hold a small tv in a childrens bedroom.
The fixing screws would go through 12mm plasterboard, then a gap of 40mm before hitting the blockwork. In total the length of screw should be 75mm i think, but how can i get the wallplug for the screw into the drilled hole behind to take the screw???

This is my first post here although i do browse often, so would be grateful of any help.
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Simply Build It

Postby stoneyboy » Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:08 pm

Once you have drilled the holes in the blockwork fit a wall plug on the end of a screw and carefully push it into the holes, once located hammer the screw which will force the plug into position, then tighten the screw.
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Postby gerryyy » Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:44 pm

You can buy tapcon screws, just drill a hole and then screw them in, no need for plug! i use 130mm screws for such jobs. Check whioch bit you will need for these. the screws i use require a hex 30 bit, which i always loose and bloody mare when go to use them. ...good luck
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