Jon Eakes
Small
Thumb
Play Video

Repair nail pops

Repair Nail Pops

There are a number of things that can cause nails to pop their heads right through the finished painted drywall surface. 

With this video learn how to avoid the problem, and if you didn't avoid it, how to permanently repair it.

 

 

Learning Curve 57


Add A Comment

Glyphicons 310 comments brown Your Comments

Showing 1 comment

Viewing from newest to oldest – Reverse Glyphicons social 38 rss Subscribe by RSS Glyphicons social 38 rss Subscribe by Email

0a509e2de0fe0dd5c687ae99a81a6096?d=identicon
John Pittana on April 20, 2015 11:01

Jon;
I have nail heads(3) popping from my ceiling ,close to each other,45 yr. old house. Have tried to over years to hammer back into drywall, plaster and repaint to no avail. Is your 'nail
popping' video the answer in my case. Many thanks,John Pittana

Hello John,
Watch the video closely -- it will show you that nail popping is caused by long nails in wet wood. The solution, once the studs have dried out, is short screws, one on each side of the old nail.
-- Jon

Add A Comment

I encourage you to help develop the topic of this page by sharing your advice/comments/wisdom/personal experience/etc on this specific subject through the form below. Although I have developed most of this site with the encyclopedic concept of research and verification of information—I cannot vouch for anything contained in the comments below, but I may pick up, develop and include ideas put forward here into the primary entries. Please sign your name so we know who to give credit to. Your picture will show up next to your comment, here and elsewhere, if you sign up with Gravatar - jon

 

 

Please note that comments now need to be approved before appearing on the site to combat spam problems.
Sorry for the delay!