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In the choice between using a hammer and a nail gun, the benefits of using a nail gun outweigh the advantages of using a hammer. Learn why here.
When you should use nails versus screws is something we all know on an instinctual level—yet we don’t stop to it consider all that often.
Valentine’s Day is on the way. Stock up on construction paper, glue sticks, and markers and try these fun Valentine’s Day crafts to do with your kids.
Hammer tackers fasten roof felting to cladding, or carpet backing to flooring. Learn these top hammer tacker safety tips before you use this handy tool.
That scene from The Sound of Music can be yours (with puppets, not marionettes) with these tips on how to build a puppet theatre for your kids.
When you’re itching to recover a beat-up old chair, the first thing you must do is take the old fabric off. Here are tips for how to remove old upholstery.
Staplers come in more varieties and are more complex than you might think. Understanding what a staple clinch is will help you choose the right tool.
Staple legs penetrate materials, while the staple crown is the flat part that shows after the staple fastens them. Learn how to choose the correct staple crown.
The holidays will feature smaller celebrations in 2020. Try some of these fun Christmas crafts to do with your children to set a festive mood.
Staple guns are handy for many household tasks, from furniture repair to framing. Here are some easy staple gun crafts you should try to spruce up your home.
You may not be able to go over the river and through the woods in 2020, but you can still have fun with the kids. Here are Thanksgiving crafts to do this year.
Reupholstering a chair is a popular DIY project. If you’re thinking about new fabric for your old chairs, learn about common upholstery mistakes to avoid first.
You may think about staples when you need one, or you must pull one out. Staples come in a wide range of styles. Learn about the different staple wire types.
Staplers secure documents, cardboard packaging, roofing, and flooring with different types of staples. Staples are identified by their length, width, and shape.
Staples bind documents and booklets and fix flyers to bulletin boards. Households, classrooms, and offices reap the benefits of colored staples.
Farms require near-constant attention and maintenance and many different tools. Consider these reasons why you need a staple gun on your farm.
Manufacturers and shippers must balance security with convenience and branding when packing products. Look at reasons to staple your product packaging.
Driving a staple into hard materials requires power from compressed air or electricity. Learn about pneumatic staple guns vs. electric staple guns.
Pros and DIY enthusiasts have choices in tools. Knowing the difference between staple guns and nail guns helps in choosing the right tool for the task.
Don’t take the humble stapler for granted: it has royal lineage! Learn the history and development of staplers before your coworker or kid walks off with yours.
Some jobs go faster and are easier on the hands with a heavy-duty stapler. Learn the advantages of using a powerful stapler designed for heavy-duty jobs.
Staplers and nail guns are necessary tools in construction, used for framing, roofing, and trim. Learn the importance of staplers in construction.
Devoted do-it-yourselfers think about tools, including what projects need a heavy-duty stapler. Learn about jobs that call for tools with power and strength.
You need a different tool than an ordinary office stapler to fasten wide pieces of paper in the middle. “What is a long reach stapler?” you ask? Read on.
When the staple gun stops working, the project grinds to a halt and falls behind schedule. Find out about common staple gun problems and how to fix them.
Teachers, office workers, and construction workers use staplers. If you need a stapler for a job far away, investigate how to travel with your stapler.
Nail guns are powerful, efficient, and dangerous. Pros and do-it-yourselfers use nail gun techniques and safety tips to prevent injuries and complete projects.
Among fasteners, hog rings might be the least well known and the most misunderstood. Read on to learn the purpose of different hog ring tools.
Sometimes a manual stapler is enough. There are some bigger jobs, however, where the advantages of using a pneumatic stapler become readily apparent.
A postwar building boom prompted the adaptation of weapons technology for more benign and progressive purposes. Discover the history of nail guns.
Staples that hold hundreds of sheets of paper, secure fencing, or close heavy cardboard cartons have long legs and wide or curved crowns.
The paperclip vs. stapler debate rages on—which is better? Which is more environmentally friendly? Which is more economical? It won’t be hard to guess which side of the debate we at Staple Headquarters support.
Securing flooring is a routine but crucial task in home construction. Professionals differ on whether staples or cleats are the best fasteners for flooring.
Staple guns come in handy for do-it-yourself projects, crafting, and construction. Learn how to decide whether a manual or electric staple gun is best for you.
Nail guns come in different varieties, powered by electricity, pneumatically, or by combustion. Each have their advantages. Learn how different nail guns work.
The next time you pull out the packing tape, think a minute about whether staplers would be better. Consider when to use staples rather than tape.
You may have never noticed that many common office staplers have reversible anvils—the base plate with grooves. Learn why staplers have two settings.
Construction and bindery pros use specialized staplers while office workers use more common ones. Here's a guide to different stapler and staple sizes.
That blue bin at the office can sometimes be a source of confusion. Paper, plastic, cardboard, and—staplers? Find out if you can recycle a stapler.
This may come as a surprise to some, but staplers run out of staples eventually, and you have to refill them. Here’s how to refill a standard stapler.
Both March 9 and November 2, 2020, lay claim to the title, “National Fill Our Staplers Day.” Here’s how this playful, but practical, holiday got its start.
Staple guns are essential tools for many tasks. Even the lightest manual model is a powerful tool, so learn the do’s and don’ts of staple guns.
There’s more to selecting a staple than just finding one that fits the stapler you’re using. Here are things to consider to find the right staple for the job.
You build a fence to keep people out, animals in, or to define property borders. When choosing fence wire, don’t forget the importance of fence staples.
Choose the right type of staple for the materials you’re fastening and the tool you’re using. Stay informed about the different kinds of staples.
You made the program for your child’s upcoming concert or a promotional booklet for the local chamber of commerce. Use the right stapler to bind it correctly.
The right stapler makes the fastening job easier and faster. In home décor or construction, what’s the difference between a hammer tacker and a staple gun?
Picture frame staplers, or point drivers, are tools for securing artwork or photos in a wooden frame. Check out how to use a picture frame stapler.
There are many different types of staplers for use in the home, office or in industry. Here is how most household and office staplers are manufactured.
You can reupholster chairs using a staple gun to save money and update the look of your home. Learn how to freshen up chairs with new upholstery.
If you find your staple gun acting up from time to time, know that it isn't usually a major issue. Here we share a few simple troubleshooting tips.
To prevent jamming or other annoyances, it's ideal to know the correct methods for loading your staple gun. We provide handy tips for completing this task.
While using a hammer tacker is fairly simple, it's still important to exercise caution. Here we give a brief overview on how to use the tool.
While you may oftentimes rely on your computer or tablet, don't forgo a stapler’s usefulness in the workplace. Here we list the tool's benefits.
Different projects require different tools, and knowing how they work helps us choose the right ones. We provide an overview of pneumatic nail guns.
Jammed staplers are always frustrating. To avoid the headache and the hassle, follow these tips that explain how to unjam your manual stapler.
The differences between the different types of nail guns are vast, and incredibly important to your project. Here we give an overview on the nine types.
Hog ring pliers are a useful tool that make attaching items a breeze. In today's article, we provide a brief overview on how to use this tool.
Have you ever wondered the correct way to staple documents? Well, we have the answer. Read our brief outline on the best way to achieve this simple task.
Carpeting your own stairs can be a simple project for aspiring DIYers. Follow our handy tips on how to successfully give your stairs a facelift.
With the extensive number of staplers on the market, you want to find the one that's best for you. We list the different available options to help you.
We cover a few activities that require a staple gun. If you’re working on any of the mentioned projects and don't have a staple gun, it’s time to invest in one.