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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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SpacePak Install 2

SpacePak

Company provides 2' flexible tubing ductwork allowing warm and cool air to reach spaces in historic buildings without disturbing architectural finishes and structure.

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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.

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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.

Shutter Shot - Cottage

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.

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Jim Illingworth Millwork, LLC.

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

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Stein Wood Products

Provider of imported wood floors, decking, and siding products.

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.

Woodway sq lattice1

Woodway

Supplier of specialty wood products: Architectural Deck Rail, pre-assembled EZ Rail, interior wood paneling, benches, arbors, trellis, lattice, wood & glass post caps, post sleeves, fencing & deck accessories.