QBCC Outlaws Nail Guns for Framing Anchors and Straps

Gun Nailing Dont's

Contrary to HIA advice the QBCC have decided that any use of nail guns for framing anchors and straps will be deemed to be defective work and be directed to be replaced: hand nailing only will be acceptable.  While there may be issues with the inappropriate fitting of these fixtures in some cases, banning nail guns altogether is a complete over-reaction by the QBCC and will not of itself solve the problem the QBCC has identified.  The QBCC’s directive is here.