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Q&A: Life Expectancy of Galvanized Fasteners Q&A: Life Expectancy of Galvanized Fasteners

Q: What is the life expectancy of electroplated nails, bolts, and lag screws as compared with hot-dip galvanized? Double-dipped fasteners are often recommended, but their cost is almost twice that of electroplated hardware. I have used electroplated on several projects in the past five years and have had no problems — yet. Read more

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