Exterior Elements, Ornaments & Finishes

exterior elements buying guide

Balustrades | Porch Parts

Period Homes' Buying Guide to exterior elements, ornaments & finishes for classically-designed traditional homes. 

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Indow Windows

Indow

Enjoy modern comfort while preserving the charm of your original windows with Indow. Indow window inserts press inside your window frames without a mounting bracket to give you all the comfort and efficiency of high-end replacement windows. Indow inserts have the lightest touch, both structurally and aesthetically of any window insulation solution and are perfect for commercial and residential settings.

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aeratis oak alley porch

Aeratis

A solid, extruded PVC tongue-and-groove porch plank proven to out-perform wood and PVC products. Its durability and traditional design fortifies your porch floor against nature’s damage while standing up to the scrutiny of traditional architects, and historic societies.

Bill’s custom metal

Bill's Custom Metal Fabrications

Manufacturer of hand-forged ornamental ironwork: garden furniture, gazebos, gates, railings, furniture, fireplace doors & candelabras; servicing the Long Island & tri-state areas.

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Chadsworth Columns

Manufacturer of authentically correct architectural columns: complete line of columns, piers, pilasters & posts; interior & exterior; variety of sizes, styles & materials; 4 different grade levels of wood columns; interior molded ornament; millwork; shutters.

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Haddonstone (USA), Ltd.

U.S. based manufacturer of landscape ornament & architectural cast stonework: planters, fountains, sundials, statues, garden furniture, balustrades, gazebos, follies, columns, porticos, doors & window surrounds, cornices, molding, mantels & more; custom components.

Jim illingworth

Jim Illingworth Millwork, LLC.

Manufacturer of custom wood windows, doors & moldings: for homes & historic buildings; matches any existing wood windows, doors, moldings; custom millwork.

Wiemann

Wiemann Metalcraft

Designer, fabricator, finisher & installer of custom ornamental metalwork: serves a national market with stairs & railings, fencing, gates, lighting, grilles, entry doors, gazebos, balconies, site furnishings & more; all cast- & wrought-metal alloys, finishes & architectural styles; since 1940.