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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.



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John Pittana on April 20, 2015 11:01

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

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