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Quality fasteners are an essential part of any new home build or home improvement project. Whether you’re a DIY’ers or a building professional, the right fastener can make all the difference in how successful your project is and how long it lasts.
Types of fasteners
Quality fasteners come in many types, such as bolts, screws, nails and timber connectors. Each type of fastener has its own advantages and disadvantages for particular applications. Understanding which type of fastener to use will help ensure that your projects stand up to wear and tear over time.
Bolts are some of the most commonly used fasteners around the home. They’re strong and durable and have great holding power. They’re often used to connect large pieces of wood together, such as decks, fences and sheds. Bolts are available in a variety of sizes and styles to meet your needs.
Screws are also popular for many home projects. They’re easy to use and come in multiple lengths and head types, depending on the kind of project you’re working on. The most common type of screw is the wood screw, which has excellent holding power but can be difficult to remove once it’s been installed.
Nails are often used for smaller projects that don’t require a lot of holding power, such as small picture frames or trim work. Nails come in various sizes and shapes so you can choose the right one for the job at hand.
Timber Connectors provide superior strength compared to traditional nailing techniques while being easy to install with their pre-drilled holes. They are designed to keep timber in place by joining two pieces together and are an integral part of any construction project that uses wood framing. They come in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials and can be used both horizontally and vertically depending on the project’s requirements. They are also available in galvanised, stainless steel and zinc, making them suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.
It’s all about quality
No matter what kind of project you’re working on, be sure to choose quality fasteners that will stand up to wear and tear over time. Quality materials will ensure your project lasts through years of use. With the right supplies in hand, you’ll be able to complete any building task quickly
Want to know more?
Talk to our friendly staff at Fasteners Direct (Morningside) today. Call us on (07) 3899 8004 and we’d be happy to answer your questions and take your purchase order. Or you can email your enquiry. As one of the few remaining – family owned and run businesses in the industry, we’re committed to providing our valued customers with outstanding products, along with genuine service and support.