Wall anchors are just so important in todays date. The built these days are quite“impeccable” by all means. So, getting into the buildings and its quality one should always use everything and anything to keep every bits of their home sturdy. Drywall anchors are very common these days, regularly used as insurance policies. They do provide the necessary support which is required or rather expected from the wall which was supposed to give that steady promise to let us hang or put in any thing you want such as frames, paintings, shelves or whatever you wish to. There are some types of anchors which would help you know when and where to use them.
- Cement Board Screw Anchor – Best used for cement board to wood and steel. Can be also used for high-density sheathing for bathtub attachments or flooring works.
- Expansion Anchor – Also called wedge anchors, known for spreading after fitted thus the name expansion anchor. Mostly used in concrete work and masonry. Commonly used are plastic expansion anchors.
- Hollow Wall Anchor – Used for medium duty works. Normally attaches screw threads to anything they are stuck to. Can be installed by drilling or hammering and is compatible to all kind of walls.
- Threaded Drywall Anchors – Used for medium duty works and easy to install. Its available in zinc, plastic and nylon coated. Can be removed and reused in a different location.
- Winged Plastic Anchor – Requires pilot holes. Requires a special equipment after inserted for expansion. Normally Plastic anchors are installed with extra care because they are easy to be get damaged.
- Adhesive Anchors – Used in high traffic situations where its longevity is actually tested. They serve perfectly well during home renovations. The adhesive normally hold in any kind of climate, moisture or weather conditions.