Pound In A Pilot Hole

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Construction Pro Tips

Drilling a hole in concrete in the exact spot you want can be tricky because the drill bit likes to skate around before digging in. Here’s how to avoid this from happening: Before you even start the actual drilling process, set the drill to “hammer only mode.” Place the drill bit on the spot where you want to drill and hammer in a pilot hole. To see this tip in action, watch the video below.

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