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Old 12-18-2012, 09:57 PM   #1
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Screw will not go into interior wall


I am trying to hang up closets organizers for a walk in closet and I could not put a screw into the wall. I tried on 4 spots and it would not go into the wall at all.

I used a magnetic studfinder and i could hardly sense nails.

Here is a picture of the wall after I" removed the cable plug.

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/706/photo1idn.jpg/

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Old 12-18-2012, 11:01 PM   #2
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Use a real stud finder not the one your trying to use.
Looks like you have plaster or plaster board.
Going to have to use a masonery dill bit and may even need a hammer drill to predrill the holes.

What are you trying to drive the screw with?

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Old 12-18-2012, 11:05 PM   #3
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Yep--real plaster----use a masonry bit and maybe a hammer drill---
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:39 PM   #4
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I was able to drill through easily with my driver and drillbit and predrilled the holes. I should get a real stud finder.
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:02 PM   #5
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If the other pics on that imageshack link are yours, then you have a very cool house!
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:32 AM   #6
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why thank you!

house has a lot of potential for expansion. Though, some defects also which are costing money to fix. Never is ever perfect

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