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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.

Buying Guide Spotlight

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Zepsa Industries, Inc.

Supplier of architectural woodwork: stairs, mantels, paneling, wine cellars, doors & more.

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A solid, extruded PVC tongue-and-groove porch plank proven to out-perform wood and PVC products. Its durability and traditional design fortifies your porch floor against nature’s damage while standing up to the scrutiny of traditional architects, and historic societies.

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Abatron

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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Aeratis▼

A solid, extruded PVC tongue-and-groove porch plank proven to out-perform wood and PVC products. Its durability and traditional design fortifies your porch floor against nature’s damage while standing up to the scrutiny of traditional architects, and historic societies.

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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 Company, The

The Belden Brick Company, a long-standing pillar in the brick industry, is the largest family-owned brick manufacturer in the United States. With a foundation over a century in the making, an exciting new era of modernization begins as we pioneer innovation in the art of brick making for architects, builders, and homeowners. Each brick becomes part of a legacy that has set The Standard of Comparison since 1885.

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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.

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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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Duration Moulding and Millwork ◆

DURATION is the industry leader in Poly-Ash moulding, millwork, beveled siding, and custom siding. Our products are available throughout the U.S.

Institutional

EverGreene Architectural Arts, Inc.

EverGreene Architectural Arts has been providing award-winning design, restoration, and historic preservation services for many significant contemporary and historic buildings, artifacts, and fine art for 40+ years. With 200 employees across the nation, we are the largest US specialty contractor, with offices in Brooklyn, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles.

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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.

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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Wiemann Metalcraft

Designer, fabricator, finisher & installer of fine quality custom ornamental metalwork for a national market. Products include Stair and balcony railings, fences, gates, custom, metal doors & windows, lighting, grilles, canopies and more. Wiemann is a national sales representatives for Crittall Steel Windows. All cast & wrought-metal alloys, finishes & architectural styles. Since 1940.