6×6 Post Cap Decorative
6×6 post cap -Building a 6×6 post cap is a great way to enhance your outdoor living space. A basic 6×6 post cap is simply a wooden platform, but there are many types of decorative moldings that can be added to beautify your 6×6 post cap so that it reflects your individual taste. In many ways, your choices are limited only by your building skills and budget.
Decorative Finials As a way to the top of a railing posts, why not add a decorative finial? They come in multiple styles to the classic ball or pineapple. Some are made of wood, others fashioned from aluminum. The types of aluminum are maintenance free, wood finials can be stained or painted. Most home improvement stores carry these items.
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An alternative to topping posts with finials are installing 6×6 post cap. They are available in a variety of styles. Some are treated wood, are lined with copper or bronze. There are also models with built-in solar powered lamps. For a bit of whimsy, you can also mix and match, to install finials on certain posts and sun light on others. Different stores will carry different styles, so it may be worth visiting more.
If your 6×6 post cap will include a railing, you have a wide selection of stamens. They are made of various materials, including pressure treated wood, vinyl, deal, or composite materials. They can be square, 2-inches-by-2-inches, with either a straight or beveled top. Classical colonial style spindles are another good choice. The wood is that it can be stained or painted in color you desire, while or composite balusters require little maintenance.
To dress up the area below you can add panels of pressure-treated wood lattice. They will hide something came bottom of your 6×6 post cap that you can use as a storage room for items like garden hoses or sprinklers. Just add a pair of hinges to the panels. Swing them up to get on the tube and then lower them back down. Not only will you dress up your 6×6 post cap, but you will turn unused exterior space for convenient storage. On the outside of your balusters can add one or several wooden hangers? Some are fashioned from bent oak and will support a weight of 15 pounds. You can hang a few potted of flowers from them, or wind chimes type of “wind toy.” They are very easy to install and facilitate the transition from the garden to the 6×6 post cap.