traditional Pressure Treated deck support posts are not very good looking,
they really diminish the value of your home. The space under your
deck is very valuable
entertainment or storage if it is water proof.
mistake people make is to undersize the columns post covers.
consider the deck above, and the proportion to the rest of the house from
nothing worse than "bean poles" holding up a massive deck.
To avoid rot,
the pressure treated wood posts are often put on concrete pylons which
unsightly look. Imperial has many solutions to cover these support
posts and concrete
Made in two
halves, we have PVC, ArchPolymerTM (a synthetic
wood), Fiberglass & GFRC
These materials are water, insect and rot resistant, and unlike wood will
blocking to the 6x6 so that the new post wrap cover has something to
to consider a capital. It is architecturally correct for the capital
to exceed the
horizontal lintel if it is wider than the beam above.
with screws and simply glue the two halves together.
Now you have
columns that look substantial and are pleasing to the eye.
Covers are found @
Martin Richards Design