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5 Steps - How to Install Balustrade Systems up to Round Porch Columns

Posted on 2/7/13 4:52 PM

Many people purchase a balustrade system that will be installed into their round porch columns. This can present a challenge of having to install a balustrade railing, which has square ends, into a round porch column. So how do you do this? We have put together these five steps on how to attach a rail to a porch column to help you get around this challenge.

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Fiberglass Column, Polyurethane Balustrade Installation in Dallas, TX

Posted on 2/5/13 2:09 PM

This custom home is an excellent example of how using exterior architectural products can make your home stand out and create unbelievable curb appeal.  The client used a combination of fiberglass and polyurethane exterior products to capitalize on a grand look.

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5 Steps to Prevent Baluster System Headaches. Know Before you Buy!

Posted on 1/28/13 2:46 PM

A few quick steps to follow that will help you tremendously when ordering balusters, or a full balustrade system! These steps are some of the most forgotten steps that cause major headaches! Print it, keep it with you, then place your order! You will appreciate it later!

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Preparing Your Jobsite Before/ After You Order

Posted on 1/21/13 2:04 PM
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Types of Millwork and Trims

Posted on 1/18/13 1:12 PM


A decorative device generally placed at the top of a column

Chair rail

Surround room at chair back height to prevent scuffing and damage to walls.


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Incredible Residential Balustrade System Installation – Illinois

Posted on 1/14/13 2:48 PM


When your Balustrade System order is completed you as a homeowner or a contractor want your delivery to be on time, the installation to go right, and make sure you have all the material onsite to complete the job. Well here is an example of a project that was completed by one of our clients back in 2012 where all of the above was just that. The project location is in Illinois and the homeowner is a do-it-yourselfer and ordered all of his polymer stone balustrade from our WorthingtonStone collection in the “Limestone” color for his magnificent custom home. The homeowner did the installation himself and was very pleased with the end result. 


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Baluster System That Dresses Up a Home!

Posted on 12/21/12 9:55 AM

Do you feel like you are living in a home that is beautiful and comfortable, but could use an extra touch of flair? If so, using a baluster in conjunction with a system of columns could be an excellent way for you to make a slight yet appealing change to your home. They are quite affordable and easy to install, and come in a variety of shapes and sizes that can be an excellent complement to any style of home you might have.

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Porch Columns; Easy Way to Add Elegance to Your Home!

Posted on 12/7/12 3:20 PM

If you are looking for an excellent and easy to add some elegance to your home, then you don’t need to look any further than a balustrade system. If you add a balustrade system to your porch or balcony, your home will instantly look as though you spent thousands of dollars to improve its appearance; however, in actuality, it will have been quite simple for you to make this addition. You might have even had some fun while looking at all the different designs that are on the market.

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Benefits of Installing Our Polyurethane Balustrades?

Posted on 10/26/12 1:25 PM

Polyurethane Balustrades are a great choice when trying to achieve elegance at an affordable price.  Polyurethane balustrades typically are the most reasonably priced balustrades on the market.  They are very low maintenance and do not ever rot or deteriorate over time.  They are impervious to insects and are made to last a lifetime.

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