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Replacing Porch Posts

by The Handyguys

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Handyguy Paul installs some new porch posts

Architectural Posts and ColumnsIn this show we discuss installing new porch posts and the many choices beyond the traditional wood posts.

Some materials:

  • Wood
  • PVC
  • FRP (Fiberglass-reinforced Polymer)

The Handyguys discuss some advantages and dis-advantages of each. We then discuss some things to consider when installing new porch posts. Paul installed the FRP posts. Listen to the podcast for all the details.

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Cat September 13, 2009 at 6:40 pm

Great podcast on porch posts — there’s nothing I’d rather think about…

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The Handyguys September 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm

Funny – Thanks for your comment Cat

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Tool-Rank September 14, 2009 at 3:08 pm

FRP is a product I use at work for the inside walls of restaurant bars. It comes in 4×8 sheets, is about 1/8″ thick and is textured. It smells like flowers when you cut it. :)

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The Handyguys September 14, 2009 at 3:23 pm

Wow – Flowers? Paul, did your project come out smelling like roses?

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