How do you nail framing into concrete?

How do you nail framing into concrete?


  1. Drill Pilot Holes in the Board. Begin by drilling a pilot hole through the board at each location you are nailing. ...
  2. Extend the Pilot Holes into the Concrete. Remove the board, and vacuum away any dust from each hole. ...
  3. Vacuum Out Pilot Holes. ...
  4. Drive the Nails.

Can I drill into concrete with a regular drill?

It is possible to drill into concrete with an ordinary rotary drill. Rotary drills take longer to drill into concrete than hammer drills and more physical effort is required. Excessive heat build-up can break the drill bit. One way to speed up the process and to avoid breaking the drill bit is to keep the bit cool.

What is the best drill bit for drilling concrete?

masonry bits

Do you have to pre drill for concrete screws?

Note that before installing most concrete fasteners, you must first drill a hole with a carbide-tipped masonry bit. ... It's also important to always blow or vacuum out the concrete dust from the hole before inserting the fastener. That's because concrete fasteners grip much more securely in clean, dust-free holes.

How long should concrete anchors be?

The minimum length of 1/2” diameter wedge anchor to use for this application would be 4-1/4”....
Diameter of Wedge AnchorMinimum Embedment Depth

How close to edge of concrete Can I drill?

4 in

How do you install J bolts in concrete?

Use a hammer drill with a mortar bit and drill into the wall where the J bolt will go. Set the threaded end into the wall and then pour new concrete into the form. The concrete will dry over the J bolt locking the two sections into place.