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
Ask the Expert: Woodpeckers are destroying my brackets. What do I do?
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?
Thinking Outside the Gingerbread Box
Often when many think of decorative brackets, the images of gingerbread porches and fancy exteriors of the Old South come to mind. Architectural components or gingerbread brackets aren't just for sprucing up porches, overhangs or gables anymore. Brackets (including vinyl brackets) have come a long way from the ornate and detailed designs of the past. … Continue reading Thinking Outside the Gingerbread Box
Vinyl vs Polyurethane Foam: Does it Really Matter?
There was a time, long ago, when craftsmen would spend their entire working days creating beautiful designs with amazing architectural details all by hand. Each piece would be an original work of art. With today’s technology, we can still have a taste of the old, but at a much more affordable price thanks to products … Continue reading Vinyl vs Polyurethane Foam: Does it Really Matter?
YES! It’s vinyl. Really!
Even though we have hundreds of items in our standard inventory stock, we are often asked could you recreate this original bracket from my older home or could you mimic this style or could you possibly do something Gothic or could you....? The answer is simply YES! (Well, 99% of the time. We'll leave 1% … Continue reading YES! It’s vinyl. Really!