Joist support brackets - nails or screws?


Postby stEEvano » Fri May 14, 2010 10:04 pm

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

Steve
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun May 16, 2010 9:24 pm

stEEvano,
If you can get access then use screws.
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Postby page6159 » Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:59 pm

40mm sheradised square twist nails.
These are designed for when very strong joints are required.
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