Preparing to build your own deck from pressure treated lumber? Here are some things to consider before deciding whether or not to use nails or screws.
- If the deck will be inspected, then use the proper nails.
- Nails are faster.
- Nails are cheaper.
Even though this pretty much sums it up, there are cases where there is some advantages to screws.
- Screws are generally safer than nails.
- Screws are easier to remove.