Using Architectural decorative mouldings on a house build creates a better finish, giving a house flair and making a statement. Mouldings can be used to help effect a certain style, such as French Provincial, Mediterranean, Art Deco or Modern. In our last two blogs we explored the most commonly used mouldings and the mouldings that add a further decorative flourish and how they can be used to effect.
In this blog we will look at Flatbands, Wall Caps, Pier Caps and the range of sizes available for Parapets
Flatbands are a handy decorative tool,that can be used as window architraves, to cover up flashing, to break up a high wall or even conceal joins between two levels. They also add a further decorative touch when combined with corbels.
They come in the following sizes:
80mm,90mm or 100mm x 20mm
100mm x 20mm with a 30mm return
85mm,90mm, 100mm, 120mm, 150mm, 175mm, 250mm x 30mm
100mm x 30mm with a 30mm return
120mm x 30mm chamfered
250mm x 30mm chamfered, for base of square columns
Wall Caps and Pier Caps
Wall capping is used to cover the top section of walls. Pier caps can be made to match your wall cappings and they give a complete finish to your fence piers. Wall caps come in two styles with a 110mm external overall height and the choice of 236mm internal or 358mm internal height. Wall capping moulds are shipped in the standard length of 2.4 metres, but can be made to any custom length, with a maximum length of 3.4 metres. Several sizes and styles of Pier Caps are available. They can also be custom made to fit your individual piers, in unique designs or rectangular shapes.
Manufactured in lengths up to 3400mm, there is a large range of styles available, including some with corbels.
By height, sizes are:
47mm x 15mm
100mm x 100mm
104mm x 136mm
120mm x 45mm, x 55mm, x 111mm
150mm x 100mm, x 150mm
160mm x 150mm, x 160mm
169mm x 180mm
170mm x 90mm, x 100mm, x 150mm
180mm x 95mm
200mm x 105mm, x 120mm, x 146mm, x 155mm, x 200mm
220mm x 116mm
240mm x 220mm
270mm x 143mm
280mm x 257mm
290mm x 280mm
300mm x 232mm, x 300mm
360mm x 191mm