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1

what size and type of gutters do we use on our houses?

5" seamless

2

What is a spike?

attaches to gutter board

3

what is a ferrule?

hollow aluminum spacer around spike to prevent crushing of gutter

4

what is a hidden hanger?

Nailed/screwed to truss

5

What is the minimum fall per foot that a gutter should maintain?

1" in 32"

6

what does the term seamless gutter mean?

continuous piece of aluminum

7

what is a splash block?

Vinyl pan at bottom of gutter to prevent washout

8

*How far should the fasteners be placed in the gutter?

2' OC

9

T/F: gutter installers are not required to have fall protection since this phase occurs late in the building process.

False, roof ties are in until gutters are installed