How to Remove Stripped Screws
If the head of your stainless-steel deck screw strips out before you get it all the way driven, you could back it out with a pair of Vise-Grips, but there’s a better way.
Austin Ledoux of East Greenwich, R.I., came up with a quick solution using a drill to back out the screw easily.
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