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No More Nails Adhesive
Member Name: stebiz
No More Nails Adhesive
Advantages: Easy to use
Disadvantages: A little messy
I am not a big DIY fan. I used to enjoy doing DIY around the house but it was never as good as getting a professional in and it always got comments from my lovely wife of 'that's a bit wonky' and 'that shouldn't look like that'. After hours of trying to do something and then getting criticism doesn't really leave you wanting to get your tool box out in a hurry. However there are times when it just isn't practical to get somebody out.
This is where no nails comes in handy. If you find that you want something nailing together or timber comes apart this really is a great fix. It also helps fill gaps in timber. The high strength adhesive is suitable for fixing most building materials. The added benefit is that it is water based & non-flammable. It is 'safe and easy to use, the solvent free paste forms an instant bond'.
It comes in several types of container but the most common one is the one pictured above. Usually it means cutting off the plastic nozzle and squeezing with relative ease from the tube. After squeezing it is normally workable for about 20 minutes before it starts going harder. However it will not set completely for anything upto 24 hours. There is a very slight odour upon use but this goes away very quickly. It can also be used in all kinds of temperatures.
It is also only suitable for timber that does not have pressure applied. If it does you will find that the pressure forces the no nails paste apart. In this case you are much better with nails or screws. A good example would be putting up coat hooks/hangers. The pressure of the coats on the timber would easily pull the timber off the wall.
It costs about £4 a tube and is available in most DIY shops.
Would I recommend no nails. Yes I would but only in the right circumstances. Don't use it trying to stick together anything heavy but it can be very useful for smaller jobs.
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Summary: Great for many different kinds of things around the house.