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Exterior Decorative Foam Columns for Sale / Column Cladding

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Columns are probably the most spectacular element of the decor of the facade of the house. Egyptian and Roman colonnades make a lasting impression. By general appearance, the columns are divided into so-called orders:

  • The Greek warrant is Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian.
  • Roman warrant is Tuscan and composite.
Exterior Foam Decorative Columns

In turn, the column of any order consists of three main parts:

  1. the capital of the column – the upper curly part
  2. column barrel – smooth or with slots – flutes
  3. column base – lower curly part

In modern architecture, the following proportions of diameter to height (base, body, capital) are considered to be classical proportions for the manufacture of columns:

  • Tuscan column – 1: 7
  • Doric Column – 1: 8
  • Ionic Column – 1: 9
  • Corinthian Column – 1:10
  • Composite column – 1:10

Of course, the trunk of a classical column should have a narrowing in height – entasis. But, due to the technical complexity of execution and high cost, we offer a cylindrical body of the column. Entasis column we can do without a reinforcing layer. We produce the column trunk to the floor of the column, which allows you to draw up an existing carrier column. Our catalog offers three types of slots – flutes. Bases and capitals of columns we also produce halves. The column elements we offer are from the Doric order.

The surface quality of the protective layer of our columns allows us to use them in addition to the facade of the house and in the interior. In comparison with polyurethane analogues, our products are more than 2 times cheaper.

Column cladding with decorative smooth columns

Every home owner is faced with the issue of facing with decorative columns of load-bearing metal columns on his terrace, balcony or gazebo. With the help of our products, you can easily solve this issue. We make any decorative columns for facing in the form of half columns: body, base and capital. The hole inside the decorative column can be of any size, both round and square. All dimensions are for understanding general proportions. The diameter of the supporting column can be customized.

Examples of cladding with a fluted column

The height and all other dimensions of the decorative column can be customized. From the photo of the lining of the columns below, you can estimate the general proportions and relationships between the height and diameter of the trunk, capital and base.

Facing with a decorative column with a curbstone

This version of the column cladding goes well with the adjoining balustrade. Again, all sizes can be adjusted for the tasks of a particular order.

Cladding / finishing of square columns

The common task of cladding rough brick load-bearing columns on your deck or veranda can be easily accomplished with our reinforced foam products. In the photo of the facing of square columns below there are several examples of finishing a typical rough column measuring 40×40 cm. With respect to this dimensions, you can see the proportions of all the details of the facing of the column.

Also, all the options below for decorative columns can be used as facing for load-bearing columns. Any of them can have an internal hole of any size.

Corinthian columns

For over 15 years we have been producing columns of any complexity and configuration. You can buy / order a decorative column of any order from us, including the Corinthian one. The body of the column of any model can be either smooth or with channeled or with entasis.

Any column model can be of any height while maintaining the overall proportions. You can order / buy a complete column: capital + base + column body. It is also possible to purchase separate parts of the column. Our decorative styrofoam columns are produced in half-column form for further installation around the supporting column.

Ionic columns

If you need a column of the Ionic order, you can buy / order it from us. Any column model can be of any height while maintaining the overall proportions. You can order / buy a complete column: capital + base + column body. It is also possible to purchase separate parts of the column. Our decorative styrofoam columns are produced in half-column form for further installation around the supporting column.

Columns Tuscan order

The characteristic features of the columns of the Tuscan order are a smooth barrel, base and capital. Also, the body of the column can have entasis – a barrel-shaped form. You can buy / order a decorative column of any order from us, including the Tuscan one.

Any column model can be of any height while maintaining the overall proportions. The column body can be smooth or fluted. You can order / buy a complete column: capital + base + column body. It is also possible to purchase separate parts of the column. Our decorative styrofoam columns are produced in half-column form for further installation around the supporting column.

Doric columns

Doric columns have a body with flutes and a smooth base and capital. It is possible to buy / order a decorative column of the Doric order at the best price from us.

Any column model can be of any height while maintaining the overall proportions. You can order / buy a complete column: capital + base + column body. It is also possible to purchase separate parts of the column. Our decorative styrofoam columns are produced in half-column form for further installation around the supporting column.

Columns in Art Nouveau style

The Art Nouveau columns are characterized by a floral ornament. This design is the most difficult to manufacture, so Art Nouveau columns will not be cheap.

Any column model can be of any height while maintaining the overall proportions. You can order / buy a complete column: capital + base + column body. It is also possible to purchase separate parts of the column. Our decorative styrofoam columns are produced in half-column form for further installation around the supporting column.

Square columns

Here are models of square columns in different styles, with and without a pedestal. You can buy / order a decorative square column in any configuration.

Any column model can be of any height while maintaining the overall proportions. The column body can be smooth or fluted. You can order / buy a complete column: capital + base + column body. It is also possible to purchase separate parts of the column. Our decorative styrofoam columns are produced in half-column form for further installation around the supporting column.

Columns in Egyptian style

A rather specific type of columns is the columns in the Egyptian style. Structurally, like the Art Nouveau columns, they are quite complex. Because of this, the price of these products is not low. An interesting feature of the two models, 8022 and 8025, is the possibility of installing effective, hidden lighting between two parts of the capital.

Any column model can be of any height while maintaining the overall proportions. The column body can be smooth or fluted. You can order / buy a complete column: capital + base + column body. It is also possible to purchase separate parts of the column. Our decorative styrofoam columns are produced in half-column form for further installation around the supporting column.

Spiral columns

Spiral columns are probably the most spectacular type of columns. This column design is usually used when decorating an interior or exterior in an oriental style. The complexity of the forms entails no small cost in comparison, for example, with the columns of the Tuscan order.

Any column model can be of any height while maintaining the overall proportions. You can order / buy a complete column: capital + base + column body. It is also possible to purchase separate parts of the column. Our decorative styrofoam columns are produced in half-column form for further installation around the supporting column.

Decorative columns for the home – use, advantages, types

Classical, oriental and some modern styles of home decoration imply an abundance of complex architectural structures, shapes – pilasters, columns, balustrades, cornices. Modern technologies make it possible to minimize costs for them, and to simplify as much as possible the procedure for erection, installation, replacing products made of plaster, brick, wood, stone, reinforced concrete with their imitation. High-quality Indoor Decorative Columns have found particular distribution and recognition in this area.

You can buy these products quite inexpensively – they will cost several times cheaper than their construction in the traditional way. You can immediately order a ready-made structure, and simply install it even without the involvement of professional builders. Next, it remains to complete only the final finishing – paint or plaster.

Interior Decorative Columns

Modern interior columns for a home are made of polyurethane or foam. Unlike traditional structures, they do not play the role of load-bearing elements, but serve only for decoration.

This is a versatile and practical solution for styling space, zoning a room, creating a rich, solid atmosphere. Moreover, all this at a price that is affordable even with a limited budget. In order to save as much as possible, they choose decorative columns for the interior made of foam. Polyurethane options are more durable, expensive-looking and practical designs that are not subject to rotting and the spread of fungi.

Among the options, you can also choose Decorative Half Columns Interior, which are structures in the form of half a column, one side mounted to the wall. They allow you to create a special chic and luxury even in a relatively small room, when it is irrelevant or not possible to install a full-fledged pillar in the middle of the room. With the help of them, they decorate the space, highlight functional areas, arches, doors, mask engineering structures on the walls – air ducts, pipes.

Decorative Columns Exterior

In the construction of houses, cottages in a classic, artsy modern style, Decorative Outdoor Columns are actively used. They add high cost, prestige to the facade of the house, make it richer and more effective. The quality factor of the building is emphasized.

If the column is to perform an exclusively decorative function, foam and polyurethane products are also used outside the house. Decorative Porch Columns gained popularity. With the help of them, they decorate the entrance group, make it more expressive, richer and more beautiful. Basically, they are installed on the sides of the front door.

Decorative columns for the exterior and pilasters are also often used in the design of facades. The building is acquiring a status and solid appearance, and the cost of such structures is quite low. Installation requires minimal preparation, so you can handle it yourself.

Depending on the style of home decoration, classic decorative Roman columns are most often used here. In modern trends, smooth, even pillars without threads or even rectangular structures are used. The material of manufacture allows you to cut out almost any pattern.

Advantages of decorative columns for the home

In general, if the column is needed only for decoration, and should not serve as a load-bearing element of the building, decorative pillars for the home should be ordered for the following reasons:

  • variety of designs, including products with individual configuration;
  • environmental friendliness, safety and absence of toxic substances in the composition;
  • durability and wear resistance with minimal maintenance;
  • low cost;
  • ease of installation, transportation;
  • low weight;
  • elementary care and maintenance.

When operating, it is worth considering the fragility and relatively low strength of decorative columns, especially those designed for use inside the house. Therefore, you need to protect them from blows, damage from sharp objects.

Decorative designs can be ordered for any budget with any design – from laconic minimalism to artsy classics. Opt for quality products made from durable materials that can last for decades.