Flashcards in Gutters and Downspouts Deck (9)
what size and type of gutters do we use on our houses?
What is a spike?
attaches to gutter board
what is a ferrule?
hollow aluminum spacer around spike to prevent crushing of gutter
what is a hidden hanger?
Nailed/screwed to truss
What is the minimum fall per foot that a gutter should maintain?
1" in 32"
what does the term seamless gutter mean?
continuous piece of aluminum
what is a splash block?
Vinyl pan at bottom of gutter to prevent washout
*How far should the fasteners be placed in the gutter?