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How Threaded Wall Anchors are Stronger

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These Self-Drilling Drywall Anchors Grip Better and Can Handle More Weight

 

 

 

A conventional plastic anchor, like the one on the left, can work well in tile, plaster or concrete, but it has limited holding power in drywall.  A threaded insert, on the other hand, can handle a heavier load and will perform better especially when used to mount bathroom fixtures such as towel bars, soap dishes and toilet paper holders.  They can also often be used to replace failed plastic anchors.

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