Video: How to Remove a Stripped Screw - Bob Vila

Video: How to Remove a Stripped Screw

Become your own DIY hero and learn how to remove stripped screws without a screw extractor.

Operating a screwdriver is so easy a child could do it—so why can’t you remove that stubborn screw no matter how hard you try? The problem could be that the head of the screw is stripped, which prevents you from getting enough traction to remove the thing. If that’s the issue, don’t despair. Take a look at these alternative methods for removing a screw that just won’t budge.

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