How to Choose Porch Column Caps Based on the Classical Orders of Architecture

Posted on : November 12, 2012 | post in : Column Capitals and Bases |Comments Off on How to Choose Porch Column Caps Based on the Classical Orders of Architecture |
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Selecting from the many different architectural capitals that are available to crown the top of your porch columns or interior decorative columns can be daunting.  Column caps are actually called column capitals. Aptly named, the word capital comes from the Latin word caput meaning ‘head’.  A Column cap is made up of two or three […]

HB&G to Exhibit at the International Builders Show in February

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The International Builders Show in will be held in Orlando from February 8th through the 11th this year. This will mark 12 of the past 13 years that HB&G has exhibited at IBS, the largest annual light construction show in the world. Since the late 1800’s HB&G Building Products has provided millwork products to the […]

HB&G to Exhibit at the International Builders Show in February

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The International Builders Show in will be held in Orlando from February 8th through the 11th this year. This will mark 12 of the past 13 years that HB&G has exhibited at IBS, the largest annual light construction show in the world. Since the late 1800’s HB&G Building Products has provided millwork products to the […]

DuraCast Fiberglass Porch Columns – Square Tapered Columns

Posted on : May 3, 2011 | post in : Architectural Columns,Column Capitals and Bases,Round Fiberglass Columns,Square Columns,Square Fiberglass Columns |Comments Off on DuraCast Fiberglass Porch Columns – Square Tapered Columns |
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For nearly half a century Dixie-Pacific has crafted top quality fiberglass porch columns, capitals, porch posts, pergolas, porch railing systems and balustrades that have provided elegance, tradition and unique viewpoints towards classic architecture. In keeping with that tradition, Dixie-Pacific introduces several new square fiberglass columns to further assist architects, builders and homeowners in creating architectural […]

Enhance Your Home With Decorative Indoor Columns

Posted on : September 23, 2010 | post in : Architectural Columns,Column Capitals and Bases,Decorative Indoor Columns,Round Fiberglass Columns,Square Fiberglass Columns,Wood Columns |Comments Off on Enhance Your Home With Decorative Indoor Columns |
Decorative indoor columns can also highlight focal points or divide space and create borders while maintaining the airiness of a room.

In the past, interior columns were mainly used to cover structural supports. More recently however, architects, designers, decorators and homeowners alike have discovered that using decorative columns to enhance and define interior space can make a powerful yet subtle statement for any home or office. Decorative columns are affordable and relatively simple enhancements to any […]

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