The Finishing Touch Wrap Up The Year With a Busy Month Supplying Decorative Mouldings.

House in Surrey Hills – decorative mouldings supplied by The Finishing Touch

The Finishing Touch wrap up a year full of challenges. The month of December has been very busy, unusually so, perhaps due to a catch-up period following the lifting of restrictions. We thank all our customers for their support throughout 2021 and hope they go on to have a very successful year in 2022.

The Finishing Touch supplied a 30 square Post-modern home in Burwood with 15 metres of eave moulding, model # PE8200, size 195 x 155mm, 22 metres of parapet moulding, model # P8200, size 200mm, x 155mm, 20 metres of stringer moulding, model # S1R4, size 90mm x 70mm and more decorative features in the form of 45 metres of quoining panel, model # Q300, size 320mm x 30mm.

House in Toorak – decorative mouldings supplied by The Finishing Touch

A Post-modern home of 30 squares in Doreen was supplied with 22 metres of parapet moulding, model # P8250, 2 size 50mm x 195mm, 32 metres of flatband model #M25, size 150mm x 30mm as well as 30 metres of flatband, model # DGB1003, size 100mm x 30mm.

A French provincial styled home in St. Ives was supplied with 132 metres of parapet P8200, used as an eave mould, size 200mm x 155mm together with 55 metres of parapet, used as a stringer, model #P8120, size 120mm x 90mm.

A build in Ballan is sure to create a grand statement, with the addition of eight fluted, square, columns, size 350mm x 350mm together with 19 metres of capitals, model #GC4, size 168mm x 54mm and 19 metres of base, model # GC6, size 178mm x 80mm. Windows are decorated with 60 metres of architraves, model # WP5, size 100mm x 35mm, 23 metres of window headers, model # WH1A, size 175mm x 170m and 20 metres of  window sills with reveals, model # WSR15, size 135mm x 185mm. Also adding a decorative flair is 21 metres of parapet with corbels, model # P6240, parapet size 240mm x 220mm, corbel model # C17, size 120mm wide, spaced at 120mm. Also, 9 metres of architrave, model # WP12, size 90mm x 35mm, is being used as a stringer as well as 15 metres of large stringer, model # S19B, size 260mm x 90mm.

Example of square, fluted columns by The Finishing Touch.

The Finishing Touch carry an extensive range of decorative, light weight mouldings. You can view the range here. We also supply custom sized and custom designed decorative mouldings to your specifications. 

Three units in Ringwood, Post-modern design, were supplied with 62 metres of under gutter moulding, model # PE70, size 70mm x 70mm, 153 metres window architrave, model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm and 38 metres of window sill, model # WS5R2, size 135mm x 90mm, 

Units – decorative mouldings supplied by The Finishing Touch

The Finishing Touch will be closing for Christmas /New Year holiday season from 5pm 23rd December, re-opening Monday 10th January 2022. Wishing all our customers, followers and friends a very Happy Christmas and New Year holiday season. We look forward to hearing from you in the New Year. Please Contact us here to discuss your next build.

The Finishing Touch Has a Full Range of Decorative Mouldings Plus Customised Mouldings To Your Specification.

A Post-modern,50 square home in Point Cook is currently under development. The build will require 10 metres of parapet, model #P7360, size 360mm x190mm, 17 metres of parapet, model # P7270, size 270mm x 145mm, 7 metres of parapet, model # P8300, size 300mm x 235mm, 12 metres of parapet, model # P8200, size 200mm x 155mm, as well as 27 metres of stringer, model # S1R4, size 90mm x 70mm and 105 metres of quoining panels, model # Q400,  size 430mm x 430mm to add further architectural decorative interest. Windows will be finished with 75 metres of window architrave, model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm.

Another build, situated in Ballan, is also under development. The Finishing Touch supply lightweight columns in a variety of shapes – round, tapered, square and fluted, with lightweight capitals and bases. They are sometimes requested to supply concrete versions in certain settings where the sturdier material is needed. This build is one of those, requiring 19 metres solid concrete column capitals, size 231mm x 96mm, 19 metres solid concrete base, size 200mm x 80mm together with eight fluted, square concrete columns size 350mm x 350mm (still a lighter version than a solid concrete column, bypassing the need for cranes to lift into place). The concrete versions are more difficult to install and carry a 30% higher price point. More information about Finishing Touch decorative mouldings here.

A fine example of Finishing Touch columns, pier caps and customised decorative mouldings.

The Ballan build also requires 60 metres of window architrave, model #WP5, size 100mm x 35mm, 23 metres of window header, model # WH1A, size 175mm x 170mm, 21 metres of parapet with corbels, parapet model # P6240, size 240mm x 220mm together with 52 corbels model # C17, size 65mm x 80mm x 120mm wide, spaced at 120mm, to be installed onsite. Further decorative features will be added with the addition of 9 metres of window architrave, model #WP12, size 90mm x 35mm, being used as a stringer, plus 15 metres of stringer, model # S19B, size 260mm x 90mm and 20 metres of window sill, WSR15, size 135mm x 185mm.

Two Post-modern units in Ringwood are being supplied with 62 metres of under gutter moulding, model # PE70, size 70mm x 70mm, 153 metres of window architrave , model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm, 38 metres of window sill, model # WS5R2, size 135mm x 90mm and to finish the build – 4 Victorian Pier Caps, size 490mm x 490mm. 

Home beautifully finished with Finishing Touch French Large Pier Caps.

Talking of pier caps a 50-60 year old home on Canterbury Road, Camberwell, that features 20 original pier caps with fence capping, will be supplied with customised pier caps and fence capping from the Finishing Touch to match the originals for a newly erected fence. 

This week’s blog confirms the flexibility of the Finishing Touch, its ability to supply Builders for any style of home from its extensive and varied range of decorative mouldings, as well as the capacity to supply customised decorative mouldings to meet their customer’s specific needs. 

To discuss your requirements for your next build please contact Sales Manager Steve De Gregorio here



The Finishing Touch – for your next masterpiece!

Supplying Decorative Feature Finishes for Builds in Melbourne

Example of Finishing Touch decorative mouldings.

Suppliers of lightweight decorative mouldings, the Finishing Touch, are currently liaising with a builder on a build under development for a French provincial home of 40 squares in Toorak. A range of decorative mouldings are required to complete the build and create a superb exterior. To be supplied includes 75 metres of Parapet, model # P8300, sized 300mm x 235mm and 77 metres of Parapet, model # P8250, sized 250mm x 195mm, together with 12 metres of Stringer, model #S1R4, sized 90mm x 70mm, to sit underneath Parapet, model # P8300 and 12 metres of Stringer, model # S60, sized 60mm x 45mm. to sit underneath Parapet, model #P8250. Windows will be attractively finished with 156 metres of Window Architrave, model # WDG8XY, sized 120mm x 50mm and 39 metres of Window Sill, model #WS15, sized 130mm x 65mm. 

285 metres of Customised Quoining Panels, model # Q500A, sized 530mm x 30mm are to be used as a rustification feature, covering the whole house. See drawing below.

10 arches, created out of Window Architrave, model # WDG8XY, sized 120mm x 50mm will add a certain grandeur. As will the four Square, Tapered, Columns, size at the base 350mm and the top 290mm, together with Tuscan Capitals and Doric Bases. The Finishing Touch lightweight decorative mouldings make it possible to create arches and columns with ease. The fence line will reflect the decorative qualities of the building with the addition of 10 x Victorian Pier Caps, 600mm x 60mm topped by 28 metres of Victorian Fence Capping, 240 ml internal.

The extensive range of Finishing Touch decorative mouldings can be viewed here

This home features Pier Caps by the Finishing Touch.

The range of Finishing Touch Pier Caps can be viewed here.

Whilst the Toorak home is being developed, Finishing Touch are busy manufacturing decorative mouldings for a build in Mt. Waverley for a 50 square home in the style of an English Manor. This house will be beautifully finished with 27 metres of Parapet, model # P8200, size 200mm x 155mm, 12 metres of Stringer, model # S1R4, size 90mm x 70mm, being used as a further decorative feature on the column decoration at the entrance and 10 metres of Stringer, model # S20, size 75mm x 50mm, used to frame the arch above the portico.

Drawing of the Mt. Waverley build showing Finishing Touch mouldings to be supplied.

Windows will be elegantly decorated by 37 metres of Window Architrave, model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm, 15 metres of Window Sill, model # WS15, size 130mm x 65mm, 10 metres of Window Header, model # WH1A, size 175mm x 170mm for 8 windows on the façade. Four Arches will create a stunning effect on the façade, with two over the ground-floor windows, one over the entrance and one wide span Arch over the garage, with a Keystone atop, model #Key340, size 340mm x 210mm x 145mm, for further decorative effect.

The range of Finishing Touch Keystones can be viewed here

Example of arched window decorative features by the Finishing Touch.

Also being supplied with Finishing Touch’s high quality, lightweight, easy to install decorative mouldings is a build for a 50 square Post-modern house in Lyndhurst. This modern home will be enhanced by finishing touches including 25 metres of Parapet, model # P6E315, size 315mm x 270mm, 12.5 metres of Flatband, model # DGB075, size 75mm x 20mm, to be used as Dentals on the Parapet. 24 metres of Window Architrave, model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm, 9 metres of Window Sill, model # WS15, size 130mm x 65mm. with four Arches will create charming decorative features on the windows of the second storey. The Arches will be created with Window Architrave, model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm.  Further architectural interest will be fashioned with the addition of 80 metres of Quoining Panel, model # Q300, size 320mm x 30mm on the corners of the building and on the columns either side of the balcony above the entrance. 

The Finishing Touch range of architectural decorative features is extensive. Customisation, whether re-sizing current models or a completely bespoke decorative moulding, can be supplied to your specs.  Please call Steven De Gregorio on 03 9761 4774on during business hours or send a message via facebook with your building specs for decorative mouldings. Alternatively, leave your details here for a prompt reply. 

Finishing Touch–Leaders in quality, long lasting, lightweight decorative mouldings.

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Architectural Decorative Mouldings – Lightweight and Long-lasting.

A stunning example of Finishing Touch decorative mouldings.

The Finishing Touch continue to supply the building trade in Victoria and interstate with quality, lightweight and long-lasting decorative mouldings. Their reputation as a quality supplier has grown as they continue to provide a quality product that enhances the finish and style of newly constructed homes and buildings.

Currently under development is a build for a 50 square, post-modern home in Glen Waverley. To complete the look and style of this home the builder has put in specs for 12-1/2 metres of  parapet moulding, model # P8350, size 350mm x 280mm, 72 metres of parapet moulding, model # P8300, size 300mm x 235mm, 75metres of parapet moulding, model # P8250, size 250mm x 195mm, 10 metres of stringer, model # S1R4, size 90mm x 70mm, and 12 metres of small stringer, model # S6R2, size 55mm x 27mm. Further decorative features will enhance the property with 80 metres of quoining panel, model # Q300, size 320mm x 30mm.  Windows will be finished with 194 metres of window architrave, model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm, and 56 metres of window sill, model # WS15, size 130mm x 165mm

Beautiful decorative window, with Finishing Touch decorative mouldings.

Another builder has ordered customised decorative mouldings for a property in Brunswick. Supplied were 17 metres of custom parapet mouldings, size 350mm x 220mm, 17 metres of custom parapet mouldings, size 205mm x 125mm, and 45 metres of custom stringer moulding, size 105mm x 40mm along with three lengths of 2.5metre custom fence capping. Finishing Touch can supply customised decorative features, either a resizing of their current product range or completely individual styles and sizing, as per supplied specifications.

A post-modern, 50 square house in Truganina, an outer suburb of Melbourne, was supplied with  45 metres of parapet moulding, model #P8350, size 350mm x 280mm,  52 metres of parapet moulding, model # P8300, size 300mm x 235mm, and 44 metres of parapet moulding, model # P8155, size 155mm x 120mm. Windows will be enhanced with the addition of 91 metres of window architrave, model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm and 15 metres of window sill, model # WSR15, size 135mm x 185mm. The fence line will be finished in style with four French modern pier caps , size 490mm x 490mm. 

A great example of Finishing Touch window architraves, sills and headers, pier caps and parapets.

The Finishing Touch have a wide selection of architectural decorative mouldings. They can also supply customised decorative mouldings to builder’s or owner-builder’s specifications. 

To discuss your next build call Steve De Gregorio on (03) 9761 4774 or leave your details here for a prompt reply.


Trust the Finishing Touch for quality, lightweight and long-lasting decorative mouldings.

French Provincial Decorative Mouldings & Pier Caps

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Great example of French provincial architecture by Phillip Mannerheim.

Decorative mouldings for houses built in the French provincial style and pier caps have been in demand over the last month at The Finishing Touch.

The Finishing Touch supplied a French provincial house in Cranbourne South with 12 metres of large parapet, model # P8430, sized 430mm x 335mm and 40 metres of model #P8350, top parapet, sized 350mm x 280mm, creating an interesting feature, sitting across the front of the house and porch, with dentals underneath, sized 100m x 100m x 30mm, spaced at 100mm intervals. A further 72 metres of parapet, model# P8300, sized 300mm x 235mm and 27 metres of stringer, model # S1R4, sized 90mm x 70mm were supplied.

Windows were finished with 220 metres of window architraves, model # W1100, sized 100mm x 45mm in picture frame style, with no sills or headers. Two quoining panels, 54 metres of model # Q500, sized 530mm x 530mm and 115 metres of model # Q300, sized 320mm x 30mm added a spectacular decorative feature to the façade. The front fence was completed with three plain pier caps, sized 420mm x 420mm.

Another French provincial home in Templestowe had a very stylish el fresco area built at the rear of the house. This was achieved with the addition of 5.4 metres of windowsill, model #WSR1, sized 140mm x 210mm, 18 metres of window architrave, model #WDG8XY, sized 120mm x 50mm, and 7 window arches, model # WDG8XY. Stringer, model # S6R2, sized 55mm x 27mm was used to create a picture frame, which is a feature set upon short columns at the bottom of the staircase. Around the whole el fresco area is 36 metres of parapet, model # P250YZ, sized 250mm x 205mm. 18 metres of stringer, model #S20, sized 75mm x 50mm and 6 metres of stringer, model # S19A, sized 260mm x 90mm also decorated the area.

We supplied a big property at Woodend in Victoria with 40 x plain pier caps, sized 370mm x 370mm and eight small French pier caps, sized 490mm x 490mm, were shipped to Guildford, NSW.

The Finishing Touch keeps the following Pier caps styles in stock for quick ordering and delivery:

Victorian, plain, and small French in 37omm x 370mm, 490mm x 490mm and 600mm x 600mm sizes, with a limited supply of size 370mm x 490mm.

Modern French, sized 490mm x 490mm.

Also Fence capping, in plain, small French, modern French styles.

Checkout our full range of decorative mouldings.

 

 

 

 

Finish The Build With Decorative Mouldings

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A large 45 square, post-modern home in Fairfield is under construction and will be superbly finished with Finishing Touch decorative mouldings. The first floor will feature 25 metres of parapet mouldings, model # P8300, sized 300mm x 235mm, 62 metres of quoining panel, model # Q400, sized 430mm x 30mm, 17 metres of window architraves, model # W1100, sized 100mm x 45mm and five and half metres of window sills with a reveal, model # WSR15, sized 135mm x 185mm. On the ground floor 15 metres of small parapet, model # P8200, size 200mm x 155mm, 15 metres of stringer, model # S1R4, sized 90mm x 70mm, and 58 metres of quoining panels, model # Q400, sized 430mm x 30mm.

Windows will be elegantly finished with 11 metres of window architrave, model # W1100, size 100mm x 45mm, three metres of window sill with reveal , model #WSR15, sze135mm x 185mm. This build is using DAP touch’n’seal Gunfoam II to adhese the lightweight mouldings.

A mansion in Mt Martha is currently being renovated and expanded. The renovation will use twenty round, tapered columns, sized 280mm tapering to 240mm together with Tuscan capitals and Doric bases. The results are sure to be stunning.

Decorative mouldings for fence caps and pier caps can greatly enhance the appearance of a property. Recently two post-modern units, 25 square metres each, in Bayswater required nine metres of plain fence capping to finish the front fence. In Balwyn North two houses on a dual occupancy corner block, both approx 30 squares each, required custom sized pier caps supplied by the Finishing Touch to complete the build. Nine Victorian pier caps were sized at 620mm x 420mm and nine French pier caps were sized at 420m x 420mm to suit the fence, which was constructed from block work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quality Finishes on Houses in December

 

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The end of the year approaches and the Finishing Touch are proud of the quality of the decorative mouldings they have supplied to builders in Melbourne, Victoria and some interstate during the year. This month we have supplied decorative mouldings for some interesting builds.

In Camberwell a 60 square metre, French provincial style house features 43 metres of custom made dome shape architraves, sized 100mm x 50mm supplied by the Finishing Touch. Also supplied were 74 metres of parapet, model # P8350, sized 350mm x 280mm and 27 metres of stringer, model # S60, sized 60mm x 45mm.

A three storey, post modern house in Mount Burnett, Victoria looks resplendent with eleven square, tapered columns, sized 350/290mm, with Tuscan capitals and Doric bases. The build was finished with 25 metres of parapet, model # P8250, sized 250mm x 195mm, 20 metres of parapet, model # P8120, sized 120mm x 90mm, 107 metres of parapet, model # P8300, sized 300m x 235mm and eight metres of stringer, model # S1R4, sized 90mm x 70mm.

In North Balwyn a Georgian style house was finished with 38 metres of parapet moulding, model #P79GGEO, sized 225mm x 165mm in the Georgian style, 11 metres of stringer, model # S1RV, sized 90mm x 70mm, 131 metres of flatband for the architraves, model #M120, sized 120mm x 30mm, for the first floor. On the ground floor 65 metres of flatband, model # M25, sized 150mm x 30mm was used to create six arches above doorways, as well as being used for garage mouldings.

Two units, in the post-modern style, each 35 squares, in Camberwell were supplied with Finishing Touch mouldings. 117 metres of flatband was used to create window architraves, using model # DGB1003, sized 100mm x 30mm, with 45 metres of window sill, model #WS15, sized 130mm x 65mm to decorate the windows. Parapet eaves were supplied, with 108 metres of model # PE8 , sized 150mm x 240mm and 143 metres of parapet moulding , model #P7270 for the ground floor, sized at 270mm x 145mm.

 

We wish all our customers and readers a very Merry Christmas and look forward to supplying quality decorative mouldings and render in the New Year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build With Style and Elegance

Phillip Mannerheim design

The Finishing Touch continue to supply quality, decorative mouldings to Melbourne builders for residences being constructed in the suburbs of Melbourne. They also ship decorative mouldings to builders in country Victoria and interstate on occasion. They have built a strong reputation for supply of reliable, long lasting, light weight products that ensure a spectacular finish to any build.

For example, this year, in September, Finishing Touch supplied decorative mouldings for parapets, eaves, window architraves and window sills for a build of two French provincial style townhouses, 30 squares each, in Camberwell. They also supplied a grand French provincial, two storey, 45 square home in Taylors Hills with three different types of French provincial parapets, window architraves and window sills as well as eight window arches and two tapered columns for the front entrance with Tuscan capitals and Doric bases.

This build in Templestowe illustrates how extra flair can be created with the addition of other decorative mouldings, such as stringer mouldings, quoinings and chimney mouldings

 

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In addition to the more usual parapet eave mouldings, French provincial window architraves and French provincial window sills. Rivets and a keystone attached to the arched window above the entrance gave a further dimension of elegance.

Creating grandeur is now within reach of the average builder, for example a build in country Victoria, Bendigo, earlier this year was supplied with twelve tapered columns from the Finishing Touch as well as pier caps to be installed by the builder, providing the finishing touches to a grand country mansion.

The Finishing Touch have an extensive range of decorative mouldings and can also provide custom made sizing or design for any decorative mouldings to suit your architectural style. Call (03) 9761 4774 or email sales@finishingtouchmouldings.com.au

to discuss your next build requirements.

Demand For Lightweight Decorative Mouldings

7 Henley St with garageThe demand for high quality, lightweight decorative mouldings from the Finishing Touch continues to grow. They recently supplied decorative mouldings for a new build of a post-modern, 50 square home in Deepdene. The house was handsomely finished with 50 metres of stringer, model # P8120, sized 120mm x 190mm, 36 metres of parapet, model # P260YZ, sized 260mm x 260mm and 48 metres of flatband, model # DGB1003, sized 100mm x 30mm.

Builders from Bendigo have put in a requirement for decorative mouldings for a large, single storey home being built in Maiden Gully. The front exterior of the home is bound to create a grand impression with twelve plain, tapered columns, sized 350mm at the base and 290mm at the top with Tuscan capitals and Doric bases. Windows will be beautifully finished with 10 metres of window header, model # WH1A, sized 75mm x 170mm, 215 metres of window architrave, model # W1100, sized 100mm x 45mm and 43 metres of window sill, model # WSR15, sized 135mm x 185mm. Twelve plain pier caps for the fencing, sized 470mm x 470mm will complete the decorative styling.

A sixty square house in Glen Waverley, based on the French provincial style is currently under development. Decorative mouldings required are ten metres of parapets, model # P8350, sized 350mm x 280mm, 67 metres of parapets, model # P8300, sized 300mm x 235mm, 65 metres of stringer, model # S1R4, sized 90mm x 70mm, 7.5 metres parapet, model # P190JV, sized 190mm x 165mm, 100 metres of parapet, model # P8250, sized 250mm x 195mm, 95 metres of quoining panel, model # Q300, 320mm x 30mm. Windows will be decorated with 125 metres of window architraves, model # W1100, sized 100mm x 45mm and twelve arches.

Check out the mouldings and catch our July sales on render products and selected decorative mouldings.

Decorative Mouldings + Render Products For Builders

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The Finishing Touch have built a sound reputation for high quality, long lasting, reliable, light weight decorative mouldings for house exteriors. They have now added more products to their extensive range of decorative mouldings with a range of renders and tools.

The render products have been introduced to the range to provide an easy one stop shop for builders sourcing finishing products for their house builds. Now it will be possible to pick up your renders at the factory in Kilsyth at the same time as picking up your decorative mouldings. Alternatively, you can order both renders and mouldings by phone or email and have them delivered.

The Finishing Touch now stock

MACRENDER (medium) base render for use over clay/concrete bricks, aerated concrete blocks/panels. Medium grade general purpose render for application to stable masonry based surfaces with sufficient porosity. 20 kg bags.

MACRENDER HBS for use over previously painted masonry surfaces, expanded polystyrene EIFS panels, thermoset phenolic and PIR EIFS panels, clay/concrete bricks and blocks, aerated concrete blocks/panels, existing cement renders. Medium grade high bond strength render for application to demanding surfaces. 20 kg bags

MACRENDER Hi-build Use over, clay/concrete bricks/blocks, aerated concrete blocks/panels, existing cement renders. Coarse grade lightweight render for thick section application to stable masonry based surfaces with sufficient porosity. 16 kg bags.

MACBOND latex liquid. High performance polymer additive formulated to improve the properties of cement based mixes.

iQuip accessories – angles, hawks, trowels and floats.

Pick up at Factory 4/143 Canterbury Rd, Kilsyth, Victoria or call to order and arrange delivery (03) 9761 4774.