The two most popular types are nails and screws. Nails. Drywall nails have either a smooth or ring shank. A ring shank helps reduce the risk of the nail popping from the drywall, creating circular bumps. Screws. Drywall screws are the preferred fastener for installing drywall and have better holding power. Jun 27, 2014 · Cool tutorial. When I fix nail pops I just use a nail set to recess the nail into the drywall then drive a drywall screw right above or below the nail so the screw head is partially covering the nail head. This keep the nail from coming out ever again and saves some time. Then I patch it up. Takes 5 minutes and is so ridiculously simple.

Nail Popping Why does plaster pop off of the heads of nails, or even the nails stick completely out of the drywall only a few months after construction? « Last Watched « Previous Next » Dec 12, 2014 · TRUSS UPLIFT When a newer house shows signs of interior ceiling corner cracking at the top floor in the winter, this can normally be associated with truss uplift. Roof truss uplift occurs when the bottom chord of the truss is exposed to significantly different moisture and/or temperature conditions than the rest of the roof truss.