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I need to hang a pair of shutter doors on the bathroom door frame. The door frame is metal. What type of screws do I use to put the hinge on the metal door frame? Is there a special technique for doing this?


Question asked by: knowitall

Yes you do indeed need special screws for metal.

The best ones to use have a logical name - they are called sheet metal screws.

Best bet: go into local DIY store and talk through what you want with the staff. Someone there should be able to recommend the best screw and tool to do the job.

Good luck and be careful!

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Use rivets instead of screws
By: kmiddlemass

Date of comment: Tue, Jan 24th 2006

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