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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS




Instruction for installing  6, 8, 10 and 12 inch Architectural columns which use ABS Plastic Caps and Bases

1. Trim the column pipe shaft slightly shorter than the height of the vertical span.

2. Place the cap and base on the shaft as illustrated and tape securely. (top is slightly more elegant, the bottom has a square plinth)

3. Stand the column in place and level it using brackets or blocking. (make sure your blocking will hide inside the cap and base once they are in place)

4. Secure the column with metal L-brackets and or blocking and screws both at the top and bottom. (not Included)

5. Spread a small amount of adhesive sparingly on the underside of the base foot and press firmly into place.

6. Use small Brad nails, fine finishing nails or hot glue on the edge lip to pin in place if required, and caulk the edges.

7. Repeat procedure for cap installation.

8. Use an alcohol based cleanser to thoroughly clean all dust, dirt, oil and grease off of the column, cap and base.

9. Prime with BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® 434 Interior/Exterior Oil-Based Primer or KILZ® Original Primer. Follow dry time directions for the primers, then topcoat with any BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® or BEHR EXPRESSIONS® topcoats or equivalent.


Instructions for installing the Larger sized Custom Polyurethane Caps and Bases 14" to 28"


1. Trim the pipe shaft slightly shorter than the height of the vertical span.

2. Place the cap and base on the shaft as illustrated and tape securely.

3. Stand the column in place and level it.

4. Secure the column with metal L-brackets and or blocking and screws both at the top and bottom. (not included)

5. Spread adhesive on the underside of the base and press firmly into place.

6. Use Screws or hot glue to pin the base into place if required. Fill the screw holes with auto motive body filler as directed.

    Finish with glazing putty and caulk the edges.

7. Repeat procedure for cap installation.

8. Use an alcohol based cleanser to thoroughly clean all dust, dirt, oil and grease off of the column, cap and base.

9. Prime with BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® 434 Interior/Exterior Oil-Based Primer or KILZ® Original Primer. Follow dry time directions for the primers, then topcoat with any BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® or BEHR EXPRESSIONS® topcoats or equivalent.

NOTE: THESE ARE DECORATIVE COLUMNS WHICH BY THEMSELVES ARE NOT INTENDED FOR STRUCTURAL SUPPORT. HOWEVER THE HOLLOW CORE ALLOWS THE INSTALLATION OF WOOD OR STEEL SUPPORT POSTS INSIDE THE COLUMNS WHICH IS RELATIVELY EASY TO ACCOMPLISH IN NEW CONSTRUCTION OR MAJOR REMODELING.  THE PVC PIPE COLUMNS CAN ALSO BE FILLED WITH CONCRETE TO CREATE STRUCTURAL PILLARS, BUT YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN ENGINEER OR ARCHITECT ABOUT REINFORCING THAT MAY BE REQUIRED.

WHERE A COLUMN MUST BE INSTALLED AROUND AN EXISTING STRUCTURAL POST WHICH CANNOT BE REMOVED, IT IS NECESSARY TO CREATE A SPLIT COLUMN.  CLICK HERE FOR INSTALLATION INFORMATION ON SPLIT COLUMNS.

WE WILL BE HAPPY TO CONSULT WITH YOU IF HAVE ANY COLUMN WHOLE OR SPLIT INSTALLATION QUESTIONS.  1- 604 299-6222 OR 1-888 478 3399




   

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