Interior and Exterior Column Replacement Info
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Many Toronto GTA Homeowners have rotted wood columns on their front porch and unfortunately they don’t know who to turn to for column replacement. Exterior wood columns are an architectural detail that have become quite common in today’s new housing market however with Home Builders looking for less expensive materials to finish homes, they have been using cheaper and cheaper materials as the years go by. Capital Columns will replace your exterior wood columns with durable and load bearing Fiberglass Columns or PVC Wraps in less than a day.
We offer a variety of materials and styles of columns that can be installed purely for decorative purposes or for their structural load bearing capabilities. Fiberglass, Wood, Vinyl, PVC and MDF are all available as column materials. Each has its own charm, form and function, one is right for you.
We choose the appropriate column material for your individual job instead of trying to sell you what we have in stock. Let one of our consultants come out and give you an honest and expert opinion based on what they see on your front porch. Call the Toronto/GTA Column Replacement experts.
If you would like to purchase Fibreglass Columns to install yourself, please go to our Online Store.
|Exterior Fiberglass Columns There are many benefits to Fiberglass columns over ordinary wood columns. You can throw your worst at them and they will not rot or dent. We recommend the installation of Fiberglass Columns for exterior use however they can also be used indoors as decorative columns. Capital Columns currently offers Exterior Fiberglass Columns in both Round and Square, Fluted or Smooth and 8″ – 24″ in diameter. These columns are tapered slightly, this gives them the distinct Tuscan shape reminiscent of ancient Roman Columns.|
|Square Pultruded FiberGlass Columns are lighter and thinner than standard Cast Fiberglass Columns, this means that they only have 3/4 the load bearing capacity of a Cast Fiberglass Column. Pultruded Fiberglass columns are made from extruded fiberglass reinforced materials, they are not meant to be split or installed around already existing supports. Round and Square styles are available, these Columns come white and are ready for painting once installed. Due to the the manufacturing process of these Columns they are only available Non Tapered (straight).|
|Colonial Vinyl Porch Posts will give your home that comforting Country Farm House appeal. By replacing your existing posts with our Vinyl Porch Posts, you would have an extremely durable, load bearing architecturally correct porch post. HB&G Vinyl Porch posts have a Steel support wrapped in foam and a Vinyl exterior. They have a 5.000 lbs Load Bearing Capacity. All HB&G Vinyl porch posts come with a 25 year Manufacturers Warranty.|
|PVC Column Wraps are a great way to add a decorative touch to an existing wood or steel support. There are many different styles available including Raised Panel, Recessed Panel, Smooth and Fluted. All PVC Column wraps are square, there are no round columns available in PVC. PVC Column Wraps are strictly decorative and offer no load bearing capabilities. All wraps are installed White and although it is not necessary to paint, you may if you choose to.|
|Round Wood Columns or Square MDF Columns–Paint grade columns are made from either MDF or finger jointed pine depending on the type of column you order. The round columns are all made from finger jointed pine which can be used both indoor or outdoors. Our Round paint grade columns are load bearing providing they are not cut vertically. Our standard size Square Columns are made from Finger Jointed Pine unless you require a custom size, at which point we will use MDF. Round Wood columns are available in a variety of sizes and diameters. All wood columns include a Cap and Base, the cap and base are separate from the column and must be fastened tot he column prior to installation.|
|Large/Over Sized Fiberglass Columns Many times a standard column just won’t do. Fiberglass (PermaCast) and Wood columns come in a variety of sizes up 36 feet in height and 36″ in width in some cases. Although we do not offer installation on these columns, we do have access to them through our network of suppliers. These large columns can easily be delivered right to the job site. Let us help you with your Over Sized Column Needs. We can have your Fiberglass Columns delivered anywhere in the Toronto / GTA area.|
HB&G Product Catalog – See HB&G’s full product lineup including PermaCast Round and Square Columns, Pultruded Round and Square Columns, Vinyl Porch Posts and Round and Square Wood Columns.
Download the Structural Load Bearing Papers for our Fiberglass Columns here. We offer these papers for Architectural firms and contractors that require confirmation on the load bearing capacity of fiberglass columns.