Tips for Loosening Nuts, Bolts and Screws

These tips will show you how to quickly and efficiently loosen all the stuck fasteners around your house.

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

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Adjustable wrench technique

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Use a cheater bar (and the right socket)

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Mangled slot (solution 1)

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Mangled slot (solution 2)

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Off with its head

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Get a grip

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Sticking screw

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Split a nut

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A screw extractor

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Impact driver

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