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When Should I Use Stainless Steel Instead Of Galvanized Nails?

While many associations specify Hot-Dipped Zinc-Coated Nails, there are certain applications where stainless steel nails are preferable to even Double Hot-Dipped Maze STORMGUARD® nails.

  • Marine      Environments (within 5 mi. of the seacoast)

  • Cedar      & Redwood products (siding and decking), where the wood is left      natural or treated with a clear wood finish.

  • Severe      or Corrosive Conditions, such as fertilizer storage buildings, salt      storage building, hog confinement buildings, etc.