• 1. Unplug It

    Removing the gun from its power source is a must when loading or when clearing jams. For all of This Old House general contractor Tom Silva’s safety tips go to thisoldhouse.com

  • 2. Get The Right Gear

    Wear safety glasses. As careful as you are, a nail can still glance off hidden knots and other nails to nail you. For all of This Old House general contractor Tom Silva’s safety tips go to thisoldhouse.com

  • 3. Avoid Itchy Trigger Finger

    Take your finger off the trigger immediately after you’ve driven in a fastener. And never carry the nail gun with your finger cocked to shoot. For all of This Old House general contractor Tom Silva’s safety tips go to thisoldhouse.com