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Need to install board and batten wood shutters to my brick house. What items do I need to do this how do I do it?

I need to install wood board and batten shutters on my brick home and need to know what all I need to do it and how to do it. Thanks
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how to attach wood shutters

I have made board and batten shutters for the windows of my Vermont house. They are decorative, not functional. I need to know how to attach them to the house which has old siding made of wood covered ...
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How to remove broken shutter fasteners from brick?

I need to replace vinyl shutters on my brick-front home. I will replace the existing ones with identical sized new ones that will use the same drilled holes. The problem I had before was that when I ...
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How to fasten wooden board and batten shutters to vinyl siding

Making some decorative wooden board and batten shutters. Need suggestions for mounting/fastening to vinyl siding. For example, what type of screws, bolts, etc to use.
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How can I extract broken off shutter-lok fasteners from brick?

I'm in the process of replacing vinyl shutters on my brick-front home. I'm replacing the existing ones with identical sized new ones that will use the same drilled holes. The problem I'm having is ...
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Shade in front of second floor condo window

I live in the second floor (one over ground level) in a condo building in Germany. It is rented, so I cannot do major modifications. Minor modifications must be arranged with the owner. The living ...
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Mounting exterior shutters on deeply recessed windows

I want to mount shutters on my 1930's house, but since we've had it insulated with polystyrene, the recess is 7 inches. That would need a huge offset hinge!! The windows are metal-cased woodframed ...
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wall mounted switch to control a motor

I have a motorised shutter and I need to buy a in-wall switch to automatically stop when the shutter reaches the floor or the ceiling by only one push and not keep holding the switch.
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What timber to use for formwork or shuttering concrete base

What type of timber would you use to construct the formwork (shuttering). There seems to be 4 different types that I could use. Planed Sawn Untreated Sawn Treated Carcassing My particular ...
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What masonry anchor should I use to install both window boxes and shutters into brick?

I have a brick house and my wife and I want to install plastic shutters and wooden window boxes on some windows. I know that the shutters will not be heavy load bearers, but the windows boxes will be ...
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Are there alternatives to Shutter-lok fasteners?

I have this kind of fastener on my shutters and it seems that every 3-5 years I am buying a new shutter because they break off and the shutter gets torn up in a storm or I am trying to liquid nail ...
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How do I repair plantation shutters

The staple or brad that connects the control bar to several of the shutters have come off. Some of them are completely lost. How do I repair this?
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How do I install wood shutters on a brick house?

I've built some Board-N-Batten shutters and am ready to hang them on the house. However, I've never installed shutters before, so I want to be sure I install them properly. Do I drill pilot holes in ...