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Drill doesn't go all the way in

Posted by Emma , on
Hi, Trying to put up some blinds, but when I'm drilling into the wall it'll only go in ~2cm. We are using the stone drill part. Any help would be appreciated.
Graham Brown

Graham Brown

There is either a metal lintel or similar behind it or the drill isn’t powerful enough. Is it on “hammer” setting? That may also help
Anthony Curren

Anthony Curren

Also check the basics Is drill bit new / sharp Is drill set to hammer an rotating clockwise from your viewpoint


either a steel lintel or concrete lintel need a heavy duty percussion drill and a really good masonary bit

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