Step 1: Position the Bracket

position the bracket
Illustration: Jason Lee
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Position the bracket against the house and mark the screw holes with a pencil; then predrill the holes using a drill bit suited to your house's sheathing.

For brick, use a masonry bit, and drill holes into the brick, not the mortar.
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    Tools List

    • Pencil

    • drill
      Drill/driver

    • Phillips screwdriver
      Screwdriver

    Shopping List

    1. Bracket

    2. 1 1/4-inch stainless-steel screws3. Anchors

    4. Flag