The Fine Homebuilding Podcast embodies Fine Homebuilding magazine's commitment to the preservation of craftsmanship and the advancement of home performance in residential construction. Hosted by the magazine's editors, The FHB Podcast is an informal but vigorous show about the techniques and principles that allow listeners to master their design and building challenges.
I share your frustration with Tapcons. I used to dread fastening to concrete. I recently discovered GRK concrete screws and they are a game-changer. I got 100% success rate in a basement with some old and some new concrete. Always enough bite to self-countersink into 2x4