September 30th 2017
Here is just a sample of the massive range of nails, screws and adhesives available to order online today at Ridgeons;
Annular Ring Shank Nails: Often used in construction on softer woods, drywall and deck boards.
Clout & Felt Nails: Used for securing roofing felt. Being galvanised they are rust resistant.
Round Head Wire Nails: Used for rough carpentry when strength of grip is required.
Lost Head Nails: These are nails that can be punched below the surface of the wood.
Masonry Nails: Manufactured in hardened steel it is used to fix wood to brick or other types of masonry.
Pins & Tacks: Tacks are a short fat nail used for fixing carpets and floorboards. Pins are lightweight and used for cabinet making or fixing small mouldings.
Specialist Nails: A collection of specialist nails.
Cavity Anchor Screw: Designed to pierce plasterboard they are ideal for hollow walls and plasterboard fixing.
Coach Screw: Heavy duty screws for metal to timber connections or to join heavy timbers.
Concrete Screws: Designed to create threads into concrete, brick or block.
Decking Screw: Designed to drive easily into deck board, be corrosion resistant yet create a strong bond.
Drywall Screws: Now the standard method for fixing drywall. Better than nails as they don’t pop out.
Hexagonal Screws: These have a hexagonal six sided head and are used with a hexagonal nut or in a tapped hole.
Wood Screws: Obviously used in fixing wood, they come with three different head types; Countersunk, Round Head, Raised Head depending upon the application.
Contact Adhesive: A range of contact adhesives used for providing strong bonding of different materials.
Multi-Purpose Glue: Glues for general use
PVA Adhesive: Used for sealing timbers, plaster, render and mortar.
Super Glue: Incredibly strong glue for an instant bond
Tapes: Different bonding tapes for a multiple of uses
Tile Adhesive: A range of adhesives designed specifically for fixing wall and floor tiles.
Wood Adhesives: For fixing timbers
A range of sealants for interior use such as draught sealing around windows and doors and sanitary applications around baths and sinks.
A range of everyday fixings for general construction use
Bolts, Nuts & Washers
Bolts: Used to make a bolted joint with a combination of a nut and threaded shank, pinning the shank against sideways shear forces.
Coach Bolts: Also named carriage bolts, coach bolts are heavy duty with a square or hexagonal head.
Washers: Used with bolts the washer helps distribute the load on the bolt.
Fillers, Putty & Caulk
Basic building materials used for finishing off most construction projects.