Man this site has changed since I stopped logging in. It looks nice, very engaging. I've been lurking for a very long time and figured I'd drop in and say hey and thank you to the staff, however different they may be.
PlugY for Diablo II allows you to reset skills and stats, transfer items between characters in singleplayer, obtain all ladder runewords and do all Uberquests while offline. It is the only way to do all of the above. Please use it.
Supporting big shoulderpads and flashy armor since 2004.
Maybe you should just go to their website and read their installation instructions. They have a lot of good information and you won't void the warranty. Never used screws and I don't know if that would work or is even recommended. Also, siding no longer recommends caulking the joints, just butting them up and putting flashing underneath each joint. It's best to always refer to the manufacturer for advice about how their products are to be installed.