2 2 Answers from MyBuilder Fascias & Soffits Specialists. If the gutter is clogged, some of that water will back up on the roof, soaking it. I tried screwing from the center up stream. Screws are 1¼“x8 and can be screwed through the fascia at max 1 metre intervals and the fall of the gutter is for 0.5% gradient for the 4.5M face is 22.5mm or increased gradient to 0.75% is 33.75mm. The hanger screw has penetrate through the metal drip edge and gutter the fascia (cover), is it right? Hidden Hanger with Roof Strap: Only use when no fascia board exists. I also use 25-30mm screws for all outlets and joints, this prevents then from sagging downwards or shifting sideways. These gutter screws are solid and provide a secure mounting of the gutter to the fascia/roof joist. Damage to the Roof and Fascia. Both have a hex head for using with a nut driver. Will the polypins hold it securely? Bulk Save Save up to 10%. john_j_15. Gutter brackets are a thing. Compatible with most major manufacturers. Ideal for all straight plumb fascia installations. Image Credit: Comstock/Comstock/Getty Images ... Hometime.com recommends using screws instead of nails when replacing fascia to avoid jarring the existing framing with hammering. A practical, easy to install and cost effective solution for both new build and refurbishment applications. Cost effective solution for both new build and refurbishment applications. The only issue I had is with the square drive holes rounding out when I needed to apply lot of twisting force to screw them into the sometimes-harder wood on some of the lookout ends/rafter ends or the fascia/sub-fascia. P.s I have re-read your first post and missed the 10M bit, Fascia and gutters would be more like £120 "ish" know-somebody-who-can, Dec 15, 2013 #4. mickc Member. With the hammer, lightly tap in a nail at the highest point of the slope on each gutter run. Power drive ¼ in. The hanging gutter is fastened to the fascia board. 3.2 Fig. It's unclear if your fascia does that. Okay, this is where the problem now starts. 2 in. This security also provides more strength. Installation over existing soffit 1. centers with coloured trim nails set in grooves or #6 aluminium sheet metal screws. use a pinch bar to lever the gutter off the fascia and lever the clips at the same time. Once the fascia has been installed, hang the gutter and drain pipes. 3.5) Fig. Gutter installers in frost-free zones simply screw the inside edge of gutters through the fascias to the extreme ends of rafters. Sometimes you have an angled fascia board that a gutter needs to lock into. Zinc-plated?). For the time being, screw the gutter to the fascia. The bracket and screw design of a hidden hanger provides more security. Each bracket includes special #12 Screw which is 25% heavier and features Speed Coating. Screw through the fascia and into the end piece of the rafter to join together each bracket. Also available for 6" K-Style and 6" Half Round Style. Cut the last section of gutter to fit using a hacksaw and fit a stopend. Using 2 hangers close to each end and spacing hangers out on 2' interval down the … How do you remove screws from gutters? 40mm long and a 4mm strong screw suitable for use with power screw drivers or impact drills. If the fascia is in bad shape, you should replace it. Screws on to fascia board and grips gutter fitting. Recommended hanger spacing is 24" on centers. By pre-drilling the holes, you will be able to simply move along the roof and screw the gutter into place later. Bulk savings; QTY Price per item Saving; 1 - 2 €6.75 - 3 + €6.52: Save 3% € 6.75 INC VAT. QTY. Screw heads are painted white. (Fig. I am thinking it should go below the metal drip edge to avid damage meta drip edge. The hidden hanger is also a type of gutter bracket. Make sure that the nail is located high on the fascia so that the line you draw will not be obscured by the gutter. It's pretty easy and cheap to replace old gutter spikes with screws once they separate from the eave of your house. 2. 59975. On another job I used a similar screw type hanger and liked the way they held the gutter tight to the fascia. Gutters are supposed to direct water away from your roof and into the ground. QTY. of gutter using the ‘back to front’ rule (see below). Menu. If you're installing copper gutters, we recommend copper stainless steel or plain stainless steel zip screws. Shop screws in a variety of sizes and materials. (Fig. One way to make sure your gutters don’t fall off the house is to install fascia hanger brackets. Any general advice about attaching stuff (external lights etc) to UPVC fascia? Screws on to fascia board and grips gutter fitting. Used nationwide by contractors and Do-It-Yourselfers. Save 2.5% for online orders over £150 placed before Sunday 20th December - Use code SAVE25 in the basket. Make sure the gutter is approximately 2 inches below the chalk line. To secure gutter support brackets to the fascia, I always use two 25-30mm screws on each bracket. 3.3) Hidden Hanger or Hidden Hanger with Roof Strap Hidden Hanger: Requires nails or screws. They are able to handle more weight than spikes, which is particularly … More Info. Bulk Save. A finishing nail, which has a smaller head and can be countersunk, will give a … That rounding out was rare but it happened. Compatible with most major manufacturers. Insert the bracket into your gutter hooking one edge under the lip and setting the flat end of the bracket against the side of the gutter that’s nailed into the fascia. For example, extended longevity and coping with atmosphere changes and obstacles. A bracket and a strap can go up to the roof and fasten under a shingle, supporting the bottom edge of the gutter. From a vertical position, you hook the hidden hanger into the face of a gutter system. Your Cart . At first I thought the string must of bent. The drain outlet section might screw directly into the fascia board, or it might attach to one or two brackets that you’ll attach to the fascia first. Elevate the gutter to the chalk line. Our long screws are for fastening the gutter hangers to the fascia board as well as fastening downspout straps to wood, vinyl, and aluminum siding. Fit a union bracket at the other end of the first length and screw it into the fascia, then fit the next length of gutter into it. Nail through Fascia into ends of rafters, then Screw gutter brackets direct to new Fascia. They are 1.5" … Any type of screw I should use (Galvanised? Quality gutter installation usually makes use of fascia gutter brackets. My current project was going to need more hangers - 2 gutters are 33' each. The caveat here is that my fascia had a "drain gutter" so that water that did hit the substrate would roll down into there and fall out in the piece breaks. Leave the old spikes in place—a spike head looks better than a hole in the gutter. How to Fix It. Best Answer. Ideal for ice and snow areas, plus where yellow pine fascia boards are common. This can be sufficient to withstand the weight of rainwater, provided the downpipes are clear and the water can flow freely away. mickc, Dec 15, 2013 #5. know-somebody-who-can Member. I am thinking water will leak out to fascia board later if gutter has been clogged. DECEMBER SALE! 3.1 Fig. We stock zip screws to fasten downspouts and elbows together and long zip screws for fastening gutter hangers to fascia. However, this attachment method provides no support to the outside edge of the gutter. Once the gutter is removed, the clips should be able to be belted up, even if you have to unscrew part of the roof in the area of the clip. Access the fascia—the flat, vertical board on which the gutter will be mounted. hex head screw into fascia board. Generally, you'll need to remove the gutter and mounting brackets. Elite Roof and Gutter Clean. The gutter installed almost above the fascia board, reach to the meta drip edge already. From center up stream was okay all the way until the last hanger. Sunbury • Member since 10 Jul 2017 • 3 jobs, 67% positive feedback. From center to the down stream part was bad. Another advantage is the there will be less chance of "dimpling" the fascia if the holes are drilled in a controlled work area. Fixing screws for fixing fascia brackets to hold guttering in place. Your gutter does not have the hook at the top, it has what I call a stiffening bead/groove easily seen in pic 2. The 5" K-Style Aluminum "Quick Screw" hanger makes standard gutter installations a breeze. HOW-TO. Nail Grades and Heads You must use exterior grade nails. The gutter hangers spaced 6 feet apart end up still hanging on the side of the fascia with the rest of the gutter on the ground. (Use touchup paint on screw heads.) More Info. Take your hammer, and slide the claw piece under the first of the gutter nails. View all: FloPlast Square Line Guttering. The ferrul is a bit flimsy in comparison to the screw, so is easy to crush if the screw is over-torqued. (Fig. Some of the water may leak behind the gutters, down towards the soffit and the fascia. Hold the drain outlet (or its bracket(s)) in position, mark the screw locations on the fascia, and drill pilot holes in those spots. The gradient is dependent on the roof area to clear of water and that includes water from other spaces being piped on to it. The gutters may have been improperly installed in the first place. Where gutter nails can come loose over time, these will stay put. Make sure all joints line up with the insertion depth marked in the fittings. Hang Gutters and Drains. Is it OK to screw some hooks or eyes direct into the UPVC fascia? Those screws are probably still up there, along with all that wood we replaced. COVID-19 service update - We are processing and despatching orders as normal. And it doesn’t stop there. Or the gutters might be loosening in one part of the run. Don’t forget that guttering does suffer from thermal expansion and contraction, so during a hot summer’s day a gutter length may expand by several centimeters. Went up the ladder holding the gutter in the exact middle and screwed it too the fascia board. View all: FloPlast Gutter Brackets & Clips. Nail J-trim to existing soffit adjacent to back surface of wood fascia. The rafters may be soft with the rooted wood? Attach the chalk snap line to the nail. If the fascia is failing, it can change the slope of the gutters. Continue joining lengths. You hook them into your gutters and then screw the bracket into your fascia. I would be less inclined to do this on fascia that doesn't allow the water to drain away from the boards. x 5 ft. Brown Fascia Mounted Aluminum Water Dispersal Gutter Edge Extension with Screws (5-Pack) Keep your fascia boards in good condition Keep your fascia boards in good condition by using the drip edge extension for extending drip edge past fascia. Bulk savings; QTY Price per item Saving; 1 - 2 £8.39 - 3 + £7.55: Save 10% £ 8.39 INC VAT. Attach the piece(s) to the fascia with 25 mm (1 inch) screws. Gutters hang off fascia boards, so the boards need to be nailed in well. Cut soffit panels 1/4” short of distance from siding to the inside of the fascia. Because it is more secure, it can outlast a spiked system. Set up hanging brackets on the gutter, arranging one in front of each rafter. 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