Exterior Elements, Ornament & Finishes

Balustrades | Cast Stone Ornament | Cornice & Cornice Moldings | Custom Casting | Facade Restoration | Molding & Materials | Siding | Stone Cladding | Stucco Finishes | Terra Cotta Ornament | Terra Cotta Substitutes

exterior elements buying guide

Traditional Building's Buying Guide to to exterior elements, ornament and finishes for traditional building projects, including exterior architectural ornament, balustrades, facades, terra cotta ornament, siding, and stone cladding.

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Indow Windows

Indow

Indow window inserts press inside your window frames without a mounting bracket to give you all the comfort and efficiency of high-end replacement windows.

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Abatron, Inc.

Manufacturer of products for restoration & repair: wood consolidation & repair, window & door restoration, concrete patching & resurfacing, metal restoration, moldmaking & casting, structural adhesives, protective coatings, strippers & related products.

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B&B Sheetmetal

Manufacturer of copper cornices, dormers, flashing, cupolas, gutters, downspouts, louvers, conductor heads & radius/tapered roof panels: water-jet custom cutting; 'How to Solder' DVD.

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Belden Brick Co.

Manufacturer of brick: The Belden Brick Company pioneers innovation in the art of brick making for architects, builders, and homeowners. Offering a unique blend of manufacturing capabilities and bringing modern technology together with our heritage of quality craftsmanship, Belden Brick products represent the brick industry-standard of comparison.

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Bill's Custom Metal Fabrications

Manufacturer of ornamental metalwork: railings, furniture, fireplace doors, mantels, hardware & candelabras; handcrafted & hand forged.

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Carlson's Barnwood Co.

Supplier of antique barn wood & salvaged materials: planks, beams, dimensional lumber, re-milled flooring & architectural antiques; pine, oak, heart pine & mixed species; salvaged doors, windows & shutters; antique lighting & art glass; hardware.

Chadsworth Entryways and Doorways

Chadsworth Columns

Manufacturer of authentically correct architectural columns: complete line of columns, piers, pilasters & posts for interior & exterior use; variety of sizes, styles & materials, including wood; more than 30 years.

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Custom Ornamental Iron Works

Supplier of wrought-iron, ornamental iron & aluminum gate & stair parts & accessories; all items in stock; in-house production.

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Haddonstone (USA), Ltd.

Manufacturer of classical & contemporary cast limestone: columns, balustrades, benches, planters, pavers, fountains, gazebos, interior ornament, mantels, statuary & more; 500+ designs; custom designs.

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Heather & Little Limited

Fabricator & supplier of historical sheet-metal specialties & architectural sheet-metal components: finials, cornices, leader heads, cresting, metal shingles, pressed-metal wall cladding, cupolas, steeples, domes, reproductions; capitals & balustrades; Kalemein & lot-line metal windows & doors, statuary restoration.

Jim Illingworth

Jim Illingworth Millwork, LLC

Manufacturer of custom wood windows, doors & moldings: for homes & historic buildings; matches any existing wood windows, doors, moldings; custom millwork.

The complex decorative stenciled patterns of Rodeph Shalom Synagogue of Philadelphia, PA, executed on fabric, were cleaned and conserved by Canning Studios, whose artisans also in- painted and duplicated patterns in adjacent areas.

John Canning & Company

Decorative Painting -- European-trained master painter heads studio: major projects all across the country; restoration & new commissions.

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Kreilick Conservation, LLC

Kreilick Conservation, LLC provides laboratory and field analysis of materials, condition assessments, emergency response and stabilization, treatment, documentation, and maintenance of architectural elements, monuments, sculpture, and objects, specializing in metals and masonry.

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NIKO Contracting Co., Inc.

Custom fabricator & contractor of sheet metal & roofing: slate, tile & other roofing; storefronts, cornices, cupolas, domes, steeples, snow guards & leader heads; copper, lead-coated copper, zinc & stainless steel; metal ceilings.

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ProWoodMarket®

Supplier of US.-made Cedar Architectural Accents: Brackets, Corbels, Tails, Porch and Gable Brackets, Screen Doors, Shutters, and Post Caps, Mantels and more. Custom work; nationwide shipping.

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Wiemann Metalcraft

Designer, fabricator, finisher & installer of fine quality custom ornamental metalwork: railings, fences, gates, custom, hot-rolled steel doors & windows, lighting, grilles, bronze & aluminum entry doors; all cast- & wrought-metal alloys, finishes & architectural styles; since 1940.