How to Get a Corroded Screw Out?

Answer Distinguished by their spiral threads and slotted heads, screws are formulated to tightly hold wood and other materials in place. Although irrefutably durable, screws are vulnerable to corrosion. S... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Get a Corroded Screw Out

The screw on my eyeglasses came out...(ultra tiny screw) anyone know of a tool small enough to screw it in?

Everyone is right...they sell little eyeglass repair kits at most drug stores. I've even seen them at the check-out at some grocery stores. Don't lose that screw though. The screws in those kits... Read More »

Where can i buy a screw extractor for a stripped screw which is size #00. The screw is stripped and is stuck.?…I have worked mechanics for a long time, and this has ALWAYS worked for me. We have even gone so far as to use it removing screws from a busted block moun... Read More »

Is a 1/4 screw mount the same as a 5.5mm screw?

No, even if it's almost the same size the thread will have a different pitch because one is metric and the other is imperial. If you manage to screw it in you'll either get it stuck or you'll stri... Read More »

How to Fix Corroded Battery Ports?

Over time, and especially with older or cheap car batteries, corrosion builds up on the outside of the port where the metal for the wiring is clamped to the terminals. Frequent maintenance cleaning... Read More »