The best drywall anchors are the ones that fit the job at hand. There are a variety of different drywall anchors out there including plastic hollow-wall plugs and toggle bolts. Therefore, the type that’s the best will vary according to how it’s used and what it is used for. Which is why everyone from DIY enthusiasts to drywall professionals needs to think about their needs before purchasing any model.
With that being said, I have gathered together some of the best drywall anchors I could find. While not every one of these anchors will fit everyone’s job needs, I feel there’s enough of a variety to give everyone a chance to buy the best model for their particular needs.
10. Huaha Self-Drilling Anchors With Screws (150-Pieces)
This 150-piece kit comes with just about everything a DIY’er would need to get their drywall work done. It comes with 80 pieces of drywall screws, 5 pieces each of 10×33 and 15×33 plasterboard expansion pipe and 10-pieces of 13x40mm expansion pipe. It also comes with 10-pieces of #10x34mm ceiling anchors, 20-pieces of #6x30mm and 10-pieces of #8x38mm, among others. The screws are made of high-quality 304 stainless steel, so they’re designed to last and to provide the support they need to provide. All in all, this kit will work for a variety of different applications.
9. Hilitchi Plastic Self-Drilling 122-Piece Kit With Screws
Individuals who need a kit that is designed for mounting a number of different objects in drywall may want to take a look at this kit. It includes plastic self-drilling hollow wall anchors, as well as molly bolts and toggle bolts. Just some of the items which can be found in this drywall kit include thirty-five 6×7/8-inch anchors, fifteen 12×1-1/4-inch, and 16×1-1/2-inch plastic ribbed anchors; four 3/16×2-inch toggle bolt screws, four toggle bolt wings, and four hollow wall anchors. It also comes with pan head combo sheet metal screws. And all of them are made to be easy-to-use and made from high-quality materials.
8. Qualihome Plastic Self-Drill Anchors With Screws (100-Pieces)
Designed to be used by homeowners for all of their anchoring needs, this 100-piece kit contains the anchors and screws a person needs to mount just about anything. They have a deep-thread design that holds well in a variety of gypsum wall-boards from 3/8-inch up to 5/8-inch thick. They are made from high-quality plastic that will provide years of service but can be easily removed if the homeowner so desires. The screws in this kit are self-drilling, so users don’t have to prepare a hole before they begin the process. Everything considered this is an inexpensive solution that’s designed to get the job finished.
7. Hilitchi Premium Quality Zinc Self-Drilling Kit (100-Pieces)
While many of the kits on the market today are made with plastic anchors, this particular one is a little bit different because it’s made with high-quality zinc anchors. This gives both professionals and amateurs the holding power they need to anchor to 3/8-inch, 1/2-inch, and 5/8-inch gypsum wall-board and do it without having to pre-drill the holes. And if the user ever needs to remove the anchors, they can do it easily and efficiently. This 100-piece kit comes with 50-pieces of zinc anchors and 50-pieces of #8×1-1/14-inch Phillips screws that are placed in a plastic case.
6. Screw-It Self-Drilling Anchor Kit With Screws (100-Pieces)
Zinc anchors and screws are what makes this 100-piece kit worthwhile. The anchors have a deep-thread design that really locks into drywall and gives great holding power, no matter if the drywall is 3/8-inch thick or 5/8-inch thick. When using the anchors in this kit, the user doesn’t have to prepare any holes, and if they ever need to remove these anchors, that can be easily done as well. This kit comes with 25 large anchors, 25 mini-anchors, 25 #8×1-1/4-inch screws and 25 #6×1-1/4-inch screws. The large anchors can hold up to fifty pounds, and the mini-anchors can hold up to forty pounds.
5. Wall Claw Anchors Hammer-In With Screws (50-Pieces)
Designed for use in both 1/2-inch and 5/8-inch drywall, these anchors are durable and have real holding power. They are hammered in like nails are and then the fixture is attached and fastened to it. This makes this unit one of the fastest and easiest anchors available and is good for both professional and amateur use. The anchor tip locks against the back of the wall-board, which allow it to hold up to 90-pounds of weight. And if it ever needs to be removed, the user can easily remove it. These anchors are ideal for hanging everything from pictures to clocks and mirrors.
4. Qualihome Self-Drilling Zinc Anchor Kit With Screws (100-Pieces)
It’s pretty easy to see why this kit has been gaining in popularity recently: it’s made from high-quality zinc that’s durable and designed to last for many, many years. This American made product has a deep-thread design that allows it to really engage with gypsum wall-board, no matter if it’s 3/8-inch thick or 5/8-inch thick. This kit comes with 50 zinc anchors and 50 #8×1-1/4-inch Phillips screws, and all of these parts are placed in a sturdy plastic case. These anchors will deliver the holding power most people need when they are used in a reasonable manner.
3. Toggler SnapSkru Anchors (20-Pieces)
These anchors are made in the USA and are designed to provide the holding power needed to mount shelves to drywall. These anchors can be installed without the user having to pre-drill a hole and it can be used in drywall up to 5/8-inch thick. It can also be installed in thicker walls, up to 1-1/4-inch thick, but for those applications, pilot holes have to be drilled first beforehand. They are designed to easily screw into walls or ceilings and to provide strong anchoring power once they are installed. This makes them ideal for a variety of anchoring jobs.
2. Toggler SnapSkru SP Anchors With Screws (50-Pieces)
These anchors can easily be installed into drywall up to 5/8-inch thick without having to drill a pilot hole or into 1-1/4-inch using a pre-drilled hole. These anchors can be mounted using a screw gun, a Phillips driver or a hand drill and is designed to give users the holding power they need to mount shelves, racks and other objects to their walls. These anchors will emit an audible confirmation when they are properly mounted, which makes them easy to use by just about anyone. This kit comes with #8×1-1/2-inch screws and is manufactured in the U.S.
1. Vigrue Plastic Self-Drilling Assorted Ribbed Anchors (200-Pieces)
This 200-piece anchor assortment comes with just about everything a person needs to mount just about anything on their wall. It comes with ten different sized anchors in four different colors: blue, white, gray and yellow. They are easy to mount and are designed to deliver true holding power. And since the anchors are made from high-quality plastic, and the screws are made from stainless-steel, they are designed to provide many years of service. These anchors are a useful tool for just about anyone who needs strong anchors to mount shelving, mirrors or other objects to their walls.