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Tips for Loosening Nuts, Bolts and Screws

Do you have stuck nuts, screws or bolts around the house that are driving you crazy? Check out these great tips for ways to finally (and easily!) loosen those stubborn stuck fasteners.

Heat to the rescue

Adjustable wrench technique

Use a cheater bar (and the right socket)

Mangled slot (solution 1)

Mangled slot (solution 2)

Off with its head

Get a grip

Sticking screw

Split a nut

A screw extractor

Impact driver

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