How to determine bolt size

You may realize that you don’t have enough bolts and need to order more. However, if you don’t know the size of the bolt this can be troublesome. Here is a quick guide to determining bolt size: Measure across the shank (shaft part). You will need the diameter. A grip or caliper can help for…

How to pick the right fastener

When doing any type of DIY construction, it is crucial to choose the right fastener. Here are things to consider to make sure that you pick the right construction fastener for your project: Size. You will want to consider the size of the DIY project. Are you making a small jewelry box or construction a…

Types of bolts: A buying guide

Finding the right type of bolts for your home improvement project can be challenging, especially when you have no prior experience in construction. Here’s a brief guide to different types of bolts that can help you decide. Structural bolts – designed to attach a structural component to a poured foundation or concrete slab. Carriage bolts…

5 must-have fasteners for your DIY construction project

Whether you’re repairing, renovating, or building, you’ll need fasteners at some point in your DIY career to join materials. Since there are numerous fastener options in the market today, knowing the right fit for your DIY construction project can be challenging. To ease the process, here are 5 must-have fasteners for your project. Screws Nails…
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