remove rusty deck screws

I have some decking in my back garden and some of the planks need replacing. However the screws are difficult to remove. Some have rusted/weakened sufficiently so that I've managed to remove the screw head entirely when trying to unscrew them while others are just very stubborn and hard to undo. 【Get Price】

If the screw heads are covered with rust it makes them impossible to remove with a screwdriver. Even if you can turn the screws with a screwdriver their threads and head can become stripped. Rusted stripped screws can be difficult to remove but the process is made easier with a few simple tools. 【Get Price】

How To: Remove Rusted Screws Expect to find at least a couple of corroded screws when you work on older metal furniture and appliances and overcome these obstacles by following the screw removal ... 【Get Price】

When removing or remodeling an outdoor deck screws present a challenge to remove due to rust and corrosion built up on the screw's surface and shaft. Old deck screws are susceptible to breaking in two bending stripping and fusing. 【Get Price】

To remove rusted screws start by rapidly hitting the screw head with a hammer to break the rust seal. Then spray a rust penetrant onto the screw and leave it for about 15 minutes. Once the penetrant has had a chance to soak in give the screw a few more hits with your hammer to loosen the rust further and try to unscrew it. 【Get Price】