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
Choosing the Right Bracket Thickness Part I: Perception vs Reality One question we hear a lot is, “What’s the best size bracket to order?” While that is purely subjective and based on personal preferences and style, we can provide some guidelines to help in the decision-making process. First, we suggest considering height and projection. From … Continue reading Bracket Thickness: Perception vs Reality
PROBLEM: Woodpeckers are destroying Extra Large Foam Corbels.A customer recently came to us with this issue. He's had 15-1/2" x 12" x 24" foam corbels on his house, but the woodpeckers are destroying them and it's getting costly replacing them. (This is a common problem with foam brackets-- destruction by woodpeckers, bees, burrowing insects, etc.) SOLUTION: Durabrac … Continue reading Ask the Expert: Woodpeckers are destroying my brackets. What do I do?
Durabrac owner Mike Sheehan has been working with vinyl for several decades now. He started in the custom sign business molding, bending and heating vinyl into, well, brilliant works of art. He realized there was more he could do with vinyl than wood or metal and it would last! Pub sign in vinyl. Sails, ship, … Continue reading Ask the Expert: The Top Questions Asked About Vinyl
PROBLEM: You like the classic look and warmth of wood brackets, but you don't want the upkeep and maintenance that comes with keeping them fresh and new looking. Not to mention, depending on the size, wood can be very heavy and very expensive. Vinyl is a good alternative. It lasts forever and requires very little … Continue reading How to Turn Vinyl Into Wood