How to Fasten The Nailer to Drywall
Fast and Easy Installation
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
1. Staple gun and staples or hammer and nails (for Plastic NAILER)
2. Power screwdriver (for Metal NAILER)
3. Tex or Component screws when fastening to galvanized steel
4. Tape measure
Installing drywall is faster and easier than ever before with The Nailer. Just follow these simple instructions. Also see the video below for more detailed instructions.
Identify any interior wall and/or ceiling corner. (Do NOT install wood lath catcher or blocking)
Starting at one end of the wall, staple THE NAILER above every stud, up to 24″ on center
Place 2 or 3 staples or 1 tek screw through the beveled face of the stem of THE NAILER
Attach drywall by screwing any conventional drywall screw through drywall into the anti-skate grid surface
FASTENING NAILER TO WOOD FRAMING
The Nailers are attached to the end stud on the bisecting walls or top plate 16″ on center. When fastening the galvanized steel Nailer to a wood framing member us one 1-1/4″ – #6 or #8 course threaded drywall screw.
FASTENING TO GALVANIZED STEEL
When fastening the galvanized steel Nailer to a steel framing member, use a Tex or component screw. The recommended placement of the screw in the galvanized Nailer is the center hole.
FASTENING PLASTIC NAILER TO WOOD FRAMING
When fastening the HDPE plastic Nailer to a wood framing member use two 1/2″ staples (min.) with a 1/2″ crown from an Arrow T-150 staple gun (i.e.) or the like or one 1-1/4″ drywall nail or a 1″ roofing nail (min.) The staples, nails or screw will be applied through the down stem of The Nailer.
FASTENING PLASTIC NAILER TO GALVANIZED STEEL
When fastening the HDPE plastic Nailer to a steel framing member, use a Tex or component screw. The screw will be applied through the down stem of The Nailer.
In the wall-to-wall application, The Nailer is installed 16″ on center from the top plate. By adding the thickness of the lid to measurement, i.e., 48- 5/8″, this will allow both sheets to fasten to on The Nailer at the seam.