The use of architectural components such as soffit brackets, corbels or gable brackets has become quite popular on today's new construction and remodels. You'll find these added extras not only on private residences but apartment complexes and commercial buildings as well. They look great and add that little something extra to the overall design. You … Continue reading Why PVC is the Better Choice for Your Exterior Brackets
Can PVC Brackets Handle Your Climate?
The answer is YES! That's the beauty of vinyl/PVC. Because it is a plastic, of sorts, it is water proof, snow proof, sun proof—weather proof. Durabrac brackets can be found on structures from Canada to Texas to the Caribbean; from the snowy, wet cold to the hot, dry heat to the high, high humidity. And … Continue reading Can PVC Brackets Handle Your Climate?
Ask the Expert: Can a PVC Bracket be Structural?
We recently talked with Durabrac owner, Mike Sheehan, about the properties and abilities of cellular PVC when it came to load bearing issues. Mike has worked with PVC/vinyl for over 25 years, first molding it into various creations for his custom sign business then eventually taking his knowledge and applying it to a full-time manufacturing … Continue reading Ask the Expert: Can a PVC Bracket be Structural?
Nails vs Screws – Fastening Vinyl Brackets
One common question we get from our customers is what is the best way to attach their vinyl brackets. What do we recommend? Screws or nails? While that may be a simple question, the answer is a little more detailed. There are many variables that need to be considered before answering that million dollar question. The size … Continue reading Nails vs Screws – Fastening Vinyl Brackets
A Gothic Renovation
Our blog today isn't necessarily a lesson on vinyl or even a how-to. We just wanted to share with you the process of turning one family's dream of preserving history into a reality. Now, before anyone gets upset about how the rules for the preservation of historical buildings weren't followed because a similar material wasn't … Continue reading A Gothic Renovation