He said sure, and one Saturday morning he came over to have a look.
The inside of the porch had siding on it, and the faux beam that is supported by the columns had been wrapped with aluminum trim.
If you read what was the first part of this article, Installing a Vinyl Stair Railing you'll remember that when I bought my house, it didn't have any porch or stair rails.
Now some 20 years later, I'm finally getting around to installing them.
If you plan to clad a landing that has posts, your first step will be to support the awning and remove the posts to make way for the bluestone pavers.
Once the stones are set, the posts can be trimmed and replaced. For a lightweight awning, simple 2x6s will suffice as supports.
You'll remember that we put off working on the columns because we quickly ran into a little snag.
We had to get the trim and siding off of the porch to expose the tops of the columns.
Screw a scrap 2x4 beneath each one to act as a foot.We also offer various other exterior home design elements that can be used in a similar fashion to our decorative column wraps.The design photos below feature our posts, column covers, driveway columns and panels used to create the look of columns as well as our decorative column wraps.Structural porch columns and porch posts in vinyl, polyurethane, and even fiberglass offer distinct beauty, durability, and minimal maintenance.Mary and I really like the sophisticated look of today's vinyl porch products.