Hammer drills are perfect for drilling into mortar, masonry and concrete blocks. Get the Drilling Into Concrete Tools guide: http://www.familyhandyman.com/tools/drills/drilling-into-concrete-tools-rotary-hammers-and-hammer-drills/view-all
A rotary hammer drill has more power than a hammer drill, and can also be used as a chisel. Get the Drilling Into Concrete Tools guide: http://www.familyhandyman.com/tools/drills/drilling-into-concrete-tools-rotary-hammers-and-hammer-drills/view-all
Drilling Concrete and Installing Fasteners - Anchor objects to concrete quickly and securely. Concrete screws are the perfect fastener for speedily anchoring objects to concrete. We show you how to drill and drive them quickly and easily, and how to choose the best one for the job. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine.
Need the basics on how to use a drill? This is the tutorial for you. Lots of pictures and basic functions of what a drill can do and how to get it done. Power Tools 101: How to Use a Drill via RainonaTinRoof.com
How to Safely Drill in Old Plaster Walls by Jenny Harrington. Hanging items on plaster almost always involves drilling a hole first, since nails may not penetrate the thick surface and they tend to leave cracks if they do make it through the plaster. Drilling a hole in plaster safely prevents cracking around the hole area while minimizing the amount of plaster dust kicked up.
What makes a concrete driveway or slab strong? Here's a sampling of tips and opinions from professional concrete masons. Avoid cracking and spalling problems and learn how to make a concrete slab that will last as long as you do.
How to Choose and Use Concrete Fasteners - Modern solutions for fastening wood and metal to concrete. Solve your concrete fastening problems with our favorite concrete anchors. We show you how to install light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty fasteners. Out of this group, you can pick the one that best solves your fastening problem. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine