Screws: How to Loosen a Stuck Phillips Screw

Conquer stripped-out screws

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Rags
  • Wrench set

You'll also need a Phillips screwdriver with a good tip and a handheld impact screwdriver

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Valve grinding compound