Reuse the tube the nail went through or use a new tube supplied with the gutter screws.
How to replace gutter nails with screws.
To replace gutter spikes with screws simply remove the old gutter spike and insert the screw through the existing hole in the front of the gutter.
Step 4 remove and replace the nails with screws.
Then use a cordless drill to drive the screw into a new hole in the fascia board.
Instead of climbing a ladder and hammering the gutter nails back into place consider replacing these fasteners with a more effective solution gutter screws.
Step 3 preparations.
Snug the screw up to the gutter being careful not to over tighten it.
Screw the gutter to the fascia.
Gutter nails or spikes used to hold rain gutters in place can work themselves loose with seasonal movement.
Step 1 inspect the gutters.
Then locate the brackets underneath your gutter holding them in place and unscrew them so you can lift the gutter up and away from the fascia.
Tear out the nails 4.
The ferrul is a bit flimsy in comparison to the screw so is easy to crush if the screw is over torqued.
Here s a quick fix for that problem demonstrate.
Stainless steel hex head sheet metal screws through the back of the gutter into the fascia.
Remove spike and replace with gutter screws.
Use long gutter screws and rigid metal ferrules to provide a more secure solution which that is stronger than the spike and feral installation method.
They re about 7 inches long and larger diameter than the existing nail hole.
Acquire the right hardware 3.
If the hole in the facia is too large just drive the screw slightly above or below the existing nail hole into solid wood.
Install one screw every two feet.
Step 2 purchase needed materials.
These gutter screws are solid and provide a secure mounting of the gutter to the fascia roof joist.
Remove the gutter brackets from your fascia so you can reuse them on the new board.
Count all gutter nails to get the number of screws required.
Inspect your gutters 2.
Unscrew the gutters from behind your existing fascia board with an electric screwdriver.