07:31AM | 03/17/04
Member Since: 03/16/04
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Please help an old lady in distress. I'm looking for a dozen metal clips to reinstall exterior vinyl shutters that blew off in a windstorm. These clips consist of two parts: the top portion is a flat strip about an inch wide with a hole and slide which hangs on a screw mounted in brick. The bottom portion is like a binder clip which attaches to a rib on the backside of the shutter. My local hardware store doesn't know what I'm talking about and wants to sell me a new "system." Thanks for any assistance you can provide.


05:33PM | 03/18/04
Member Since: 01/28/03
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The simpler solution is to place the shutter in the desired location, then drill directly thru the shutter and into the brick using a masonry bit.

Then use masonry type Tapcon screws to simply screw the shutter directly to the brick.


08:28AM | 05/09/04
Member Since: 05/08/04
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I have the same problem and found this, I hope it helps...

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