GUTTER SPIKE, NAILS
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GUTTER SPIKE, NAILS

Description: This comes 6 inches long and either in galvanized steel or aluminum with ferrules (tubes that slip over the nails). The steel spikes are thinner.

Buying information: It is used to secure metal gutter.

How-to hints: If the fascia wood is old, use the galvanized nail. As mentioned, it's thinner and there is less chance of the wood splitting than if you use the thicker aluminum type. A good trick with spikes is to hammer one into the fascia at one end of the house and another in at the other end to support the loose gutter as you drive in the rest of the spikes. Since you will be using a ladder, take care that it is firmly set on the ground.


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